fdaThe Food and Drug Administration announced on May 5, 2016, tough new regulations on the entire U.S. tobacco industry, including the segment that makes and markets premium, handmade cigars.

Despite previous hopes, the premium cigar industry did not get the exemption it—and thousands of cigar lovers across the United States—had lobbied for. The FDA chose Option One, the tougher of the two routes, casting aside any exemption for premium cigars.

Click here to read more of this article from Cigar Aficionado.

Click here to read up on Half-Wheel's article which includes an in-depth analysis of this ruling including the history, basics, product approval, labels, ads, retail, costs and other questions

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