On August 8th, 2016, premium cigars will be subject to regulations introduced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This will drastically change the way new products will be introduced to the marketplace. One thing that has been the subject of much conversation is something called the “grandfather” date to market a premium cigar product…

When the Food and Drug Administration announced on May 5 that it would begin regulating the premium cigar industry, the organization outlined an extensive list of new requirements that included everything from bigger warning labels to the banning of free samples. Most notable, however, was the FDA’s mandate requiring cigar manufacturers to test the ingredients…

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) “deeming” regulations could see a swathe of cigar brands put out of business and spark a blooming black market. The FDA announced May 5 that cigars, along with vapor products and pipe tobacco, will be brought under the agency’s control, in line with the terms set out in the 2009…