Yearly Archives: 2017

Cigars Get FDA Reprieve. Exemption Near?

Premium cigars have been granted nearly four more years to comply with rigorous federal testing requirements, and some see this as a sign that the industry may eventually be exempted from these guidelines. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FL, is seeking a permanent exemption for premium cigars from the Food and Drug Administration guidelines under the Family Smoking Prevention and…
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Cigar Aficionado’s Top 25 Cigars of 2016

La Flor Dominicana Andalusian Bull was No. 1 among 2016's most exemplary cigars, soaring to the top with a score of 96. The list was from among 750 sticks with scores of 91 or higher that were reviewed last year by Cigar Aficionado and Cigar Insider.  The finalists were then evaluated with a panel using a blind-tasting process. "What…
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Protect Handmade Cigars; Write President Trump and the FDA!

New federal rules are hurting the handmade cigar industry. So, if you love a great smoke, write officials in Washington who have the power to reverse the hurt put on cigars by the nannies in the former Obama Administration. Protect Handmade Cigars. That means writing anyone from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence…
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