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Tampa Premium Cigar Maker Gets Second Chance at FDA Regulation Exemption

premium cigar roller in Ybor City Cigar FactoryAfter a setback in 2016 where the Food and Drug Administration agency expanded its regulation over tobacco, premium cigar maker and Ybor City’s last remaining cigar factory, J.C. Newman has another chance for exemption from the FDA’s regulations on premium cigars.

To help gather public comments to the FDA’s website, the J.C Newman factory began the website SaveCigarCity.com to help citizens submit their comments.

The FDA comment period is open until June 25.

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