Global Premium Cigars (1502 by Enrique Sanchez) Files Lawsuit against FDA

On June 1st, we filed a lawsuit against the FDA for the unlawful Deeming Regulations effect on small businesses. View Lawsuit When I joined this beautiful industry, I promised myself that I would do what ever was necessary to make the cigar industry better, and leave a legacy for my kids to carry on in life. Today, that dream is in jeopardy due to the FDA’s Deeming Regulations, and I feel I have the obligation to protect our industry, lifestyle, consumers, clients, friends, and our family from these terrible threats.…

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MoyaRuiz Cigar Co. Releases ‘Civil Disobedence’ – a cigar aimed to fight FDA regulations

Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government.  A symbolic or ritualistic violation of the law. Henry David Thoreau’s image was chosen because of his essay on civil disobedience which influenced the political thoughts and actions of such figures as Tolstoy, Gandhi, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Given the current state our industry is in we feel it is our duty to release a cigar that bares this name.  Civil Disobedience will be our first event exclusive cigar, only available…

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Part II of My Interview with Rocky Patel – The Fight to Save Premium Cigars

Thanks to Rocky Patel and his fervent resolve, the future of premium cigars doesn’t look as bleak today as it did during the early months of 2013. However, the uncertain future of the centuries-old industry does continue to terrify cigar makers. “I think and I hope that premium cigars will be regulated, if at all, very differently from the mass market product. I am hopeful but I am also scared,” said Patel. “It is a crime. It is scary.” Rocky Patel has not been shy in his quest to save…

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