James Foster
IPCPR 2016I flew out Sunday the 26th of July in the wee hours to arrive in Vegas in time for breakfast and to attend seminars all day on the FDA regulations and what it means to the premium tobacco industry. There is bad news, and there is “we just don’t know” news, and I’ll preface this and say that I have a sense from the IPCPR, who are putting a brave face on it, that with the lawsuit the FDA will come back to the table and talk to us again. In part 1 of a 2 part series on the IPCPR Conference I’ll cover the FDA regulations and then in part 2 I’ll cover the good news with some of the really cool new stuff that is coming out for 2016 and 2017 in the pipe and tobacco industry.

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