Cigar Association of America, Inc.

The national trade organization of cigar manufacturers, importers and distributors as well as major suppliers to the industry.
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August 8, 2016

  • Submit Product Lists to the FDA
  • Premarket review requirements take effect
  • Prohibition on Adulterated tobacco products
  • Prohibition on Misbranded tobacco products
  • Deadline to submit health information to the Secretary
  • Retail Restrictions
    • Prohibition on marketing of “modified risk” tobacco products
    • Prohibition on free samples
    • Minimum age requirements
    • Quarterly User Fees Established

August 20, 2016

  • First report for quarterly user fees due

 May 10, 2017

  • Additional regulations on misbranded tobacco products
  • Deadline for health warning plans to be submitted to the FDA


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