La Flor Dominicana Petite La Volcada

The La Flor Dominicana Petite La Volcada scored very well in its first review; Patrick Lagreid revisits the cigar two years later to see how it has changed.

Cohiba 55 Aniversario Gets $300 Price Tag in Beirut

After holding a launch party for the Cohiba 55 Aniversario last Saturday, Phoenicia Trading Co. has announced the retail pricing of the cigar when it…

Weekly News (May 23, 2022)

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Scotts Valley, Calif. Passes First Reading of Flavored Tobacco Ban

Scotts Valley is currently the only incorporated city in Santa Cruz County not to have a ban in place.

Proposed Legislation Would Increase New York’s Cigar Tax to 95 Percent

The proposed 95 percent tax rate would make New York the most expensive state to purchase cigar in America. In short, a cigar with an MSRP of $9.50 would be $18.53 before sales taxes.

Tabanero Cigars to Make PCA Debut with Patriarch Maceda Double Robusto

Tampa, Fla.-based Tabanero Cigars will make its PCA debut this year with a new vitola for one of its premium lines.

Punch ManTua (ER Italia 2018)

If Habanos S.A. let the staff members of halfwheel design an Edición Regional release, it would probably end up something like the Punch ManTua. Or maybe Brooks would have his idea win out and we’d do a ninfa with a 109 cap.

AGANORSA Leaf Updating Aniversario Maduro at PCA 2022

There are three new sizes of AGANORSA Leaf Aniversario Maduro coming at PCA 2022. Also, the packaging is changing again.

JetLine H-Steel Double-Guillotine Cutter

Earlier this year, JetLine released the H-Steel, a double-guillotine cutter incorporating “hardened steel” blades and the ability to cut cigars up to 60 ring gauge.

Villiger TAA 2022 Shipping on Monday

Expect to see the new cigar on the shelves of TAA retailers in the coming days.

Brian A. King Named New Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products

The new head of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products has spent more than a decade as a tobacco researcher at the Centers for Disease Control.

Alaska Legislature Passes Tobacco 21 Bill, Sends to Governor

Alaska is close to bringing its tobacco purchasing age laws into alignment with the federal minimum age.