Suits Filed on FDA

2017-08-21T02:33:03+00:00 July 15th, 2016|NEWS regulations|

The Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) have a filed a lawsuit in the federal district court in Washington, D.C. seeking an injunction to “vacate, set aside and enjoin the enforcement of the final rule” by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). [...]

PA avoids tax

2017-08-21T02:33:04+00:00 July 14th, 2016|NEWS industry, Uncategorized|

  The finalized version of the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania budget does not include a tax on cigars. A legislative source told halfwheel that state leaders agreed to strip a proposed 40 percent tax on cigars from the budget. It’s not all good news for smokers, a 55 cents per ounce tax on all other tobacco products, not including cigars [...]

Halfwheel FDA

2016-07-07T00:07:33+00:00 July 7th, 2016|NEWS regulations|

New FDA ruling for premium tobacco affects Al Capone products. Most will be internal, but you will see a difference in our promotions program and free samples. Read more from Halfwheel and their great resources on all news covering FDA regulations and the tobacco industry.

Chicago Tax Hike

2017-08-21T02:33:04+00:00 July 7th, 2016|NEWS industry|

Chicago Tax Hike Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a $.90 per cigar tax that is currently pending in City Council. This measure is part of a larger package that also includes a provision to increase the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. On February 10, the City Council’s Finance Committee approved the [...]

Mix of Cash Sweepstakes

2017-08-21T02:33:08+00:00 July 3rd, 2016|Past Promotions|

MIX OF CASH Sweepstakes Fans had their chance to complete a verse about their Al Capone moment. Three lucky winners were chosen for the grand prizes and twenty received a special edition cigarillo case. Sweepstakes started 5/9/16 and ended 6/12/16. Find out more.

Introducing Sweet Cigar

2017-08-21T02:33:09+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Promotions|

INTRODUCING OUR SWEET CIGAR GET INVOLVED Just like our popular sweets cigarillos, this panatella cigar is hand rolled in a premium natural leaf wrapper and dipped for a sweetness on the lips. individually sealed in a tube for freshness, our sweet cigar is made from the finest san antonio tobaccos and [...]