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HB 1750 introduced to raise OTP to 27%!

HB 1750 was introduced on January 12, 2011 to General Assembly to raise OTP from 10% wholesale to 27% wholesale. This includes premium cigars! HB 1750 Cigarettes; increases tax rate. Introduced by: Kenneth R. Plum SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Cigarette tax rate. Increases the cigarette tax rate from $0.30 per pack to $0.80 per pack and [...]

By |January 19th, 2011|Legislation|1 Comment

HB 1815 was filed on 1/11/11 to increase OTP tax from 10% to 50%

"Summary as introduced: Cigarette and other tobacco products tax rates. Increases the cigarette tax rate from $0.30 per pack to $1.45 per pack and increases the cigarette excise tax on roll-your-own tobacco from 10 percent to 50 percent. The bill also increases the tax rate on certain other tobacco products from 10 percent of the [...]

By |January 13th, 2011|Legislation|1 Comment

CRA Makes History with CRA TV!

On Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 4:00pm PST / 7:00pm EST, CRA will make history, yet again. With an expected audience in the thousands of viewers, CRA will unveil its newest initiative – CRA TV! Each week, CRA will offer a LIVE video and chat broadcast via the internet at CRA members, cigar enthusiasts, [...]

By |November 2nd, 2010|CRA, CRA TV|0 Comments

Cigar Artwork of the Day!

CRA forms State Cigar Clubs across the country

CRA continues to lead the effort to unite cigar consumers nationwide into one voice. We urge all cigar lovers to join the CRA State Club for Virginia. Current membership is at 76%, and we would love to see us at 100% by the end of 2010. To join, visit .

By |October 28th, 2010|CRA|0 Comments

Glynn Loope, Executive Director of Cigar Rights of America, speaks with Cigar Channel

Watch the entire interview at: Glynn Loope From Washington DC for Cigar Rights of America