Who We Are

As you are aware, there have been numerous attacks on the retail tobacconists of Virginia and our customers. Smoking bans, taxation, and a general infringement on the ability of our customers to enjoy the products we offer are now a reality in the state of Virginia.

In response to these attacks, the Cigar Association of Virginia (CAV) has been formed as a political action committee for the retail tobacconists, our customers, and others that have an interest in the products we sell and the businesses that we run.

The primary goals of the Cigar Association of Virginia are:

  • Contest smoking ban legislation in private businesses
  • Battle anti-tobacco legislation, such as the approach to taxation of premium cigars and pipe tobaccos
  • Protect the rights of tobacco shop owners and their customers

This website is your portal for protecting the rights of the retail tobacconists and our customers. Please use this site to submit donations, contact the organization, and our legislators. Your support is critical in the successful accomplishment of the goals listed above!

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Check out the recent posts from Cigar Rights of Virginia

HB 2220 Moves to VA Senate Floor; Call Today!

February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Thank you to all cigar retailers and aficionados who contacted the Virginia Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee regarding House Bill 2220, which establishes a mixed beverage retail cigar shop license.  This license will permit [...]

CAV participates in the 10th Annual VA House Majority Retreat!

June 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Here is a picture of the team from City Place Cigar at the The Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA. Thank you for representing the Cigar Association of Virginia.

May 29: Send your personal letter to the FDA regarding product sampling!

June 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

This is the third in a series of action alerts from the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) regarding the proposed deeming regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on tobacco [...]

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