The PCA’s Federal Affairs Team represents the interests of retail tobacconists and their suppliers on Capitol Hill regarding issues concerning their businesses. PCA actively tracks federal legislative activity, monitors regulatory practices related to the industry, educates Members of Congress, fights for small businesses, and vigorously engages in the process to reduce burdens on retail tobacconists. The objective of the federal affairs team is to foster a political climate conducive to the production, marketing, sale, and enjoyment of premium tobacco products in the United States.
Federal Legislative Team
News & Alerts
FDA Announces Potential Program for Premium Cigar Manufacturers to Request Deferral of Filing Substantial Equivalence Reports
In court filings today, the FDA announced a potential new program relating to the requirement that premium cigar manufacturers submit substantial equivalence reports for a decade’s worth of products.read more >
PCA Sends Letter of Support for the Continuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act
The following is a letter PCA President John Anderson and Executive Director Scott Pearce sent to Senators Marco Rubio and […]read more >