During our first day on the show floor, Brian, Jerry, and I had the opportunity to sit down with Jesus Feugo for a few minutes. As you would expect, we asked him what he was bringing out at the show this year. Jesus was kind enough to talk to us about two new releases, the Origin Originals (What I refer to as the Origen “Soft Pack”) and the 777 Zero.
Jose Blanco was one of the people we missed at this year’s busy trade show, and that’s something that has been bothering me ever since. So when I heard he was going to be in the area doing a blending seminar, I made a point to grab my handy GoPro and brave Atlanta traffic to […]
In the latest episode of The FDA Update with Frank Herrera we talk about the August 16th order issued by the judge in the case Philip Morris brought against the FDA. The opinion rendered applies to the guidance documents the FDA provided with regard to Substantial Equivalence (not the actual deeming regulations), and looks to […]
We interrupt our regularly scheduled IPCPR coverage to bring you an update on the legal state of the cigar industry now that the dreaded August 8th effective date has past. If you caught our interview with Frank at IPCPR 2016, you know there was the possibility that this date might be pushed back. And that’s […]