José Blanco Leaving E.P. Carrillo

Next month will be José Blanco’s last at E.P. Carrillo. Blanco, who has served as the senior vice-president for the company since November 2016, will...
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Diplomáticos El Diputado Arrives in Belgium and Luxembourg

Fans of Edición Regional have a new release to add to their list today, as the Diplomáticos El Diputado is set to hit store shelves...
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CRA Gives FDA Three Options for the Future of Cigar Regulation

The Cigar Rights of America (CRA), representing roughly 100 companies that are involved with the production of premium cigars, has filed its comments to the...
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Punch La Isla Arrives in Cuba

The Punch La Isla has arrived on the island. Habanos S.A.’s latest Edición Regional for its home country of Cuba is the Punch La Isla,...
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Six Companies File Joint Comments Seeking Premium Cigar Exemption from FDA

Six of the world’s largest cigar companies have filed joint comments regarding the FDA’s regulation of premium cigars, advocating that the agency is not able...
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Nat Sherman International Increases Prices

The price of Nat Sherman cigars is increasing this week. Yesterday, the company’s new pricing went into effect. It generally equates to a 3-7 percent...
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PCA Says IPCPR 2019 Attendance Was Flat

The Premium Cigar Association, the organization formerly known as the IPCPR, says that the attendance at its recent 2019 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show was...
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Kretek International Acquires Tobacconist, Pipes & Tobacco, Cigars & Leisure and

Kretek International—the parent company behind Phillips & King, Ventura Cigar Co., Tobacco Plus Expo and others—has announced that it has acquired some of the former...
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Weekly News (July 15, 2019)

Cigar News Imperial Brands, plc Says £2 billion on Track for May 2020 JetLine Adding New V-Cutters Next Month Ramón Allones Phoenicia 40, Quai d’Orsay...
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Zainal Baqer Mohebi, Cuban Cigar Retailer in Middle East, Passes Away

Zainal Baqer Mohebi, a prominent Cuban cigar retailer in the Middle East, has passed away. Through his company, Baqer Mohebi Enterprises, he began importing Cuban...
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Ramón Allones Phoenicia 40, Quai d’Orsay Baalbeck Getting Nov. 8 Launch

A pair of Edición Regional releases bound for Lebanon now have a launch date, as Phoenicia T.A.A. Cyprus Ltd. has announced plans for its 40th...
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