December 4, 2013

Benji Menendez to Retire

Benjamin “Benji” Menendez will be retiring a the end of year. According to a report from A Cigar Smoker’s Journal, the 77-year-old who is serving as…

Partagás Lusitanias Gran Reserva Arrives in Stores

Hunters & Frankau, the U.K. importer for Cuban cigars, has announced that it has received the Partagás Lusitanias Gran Reserva Cosecha 2007 and is beginning to…

La Aurora 107 Fraternidad Heads South

There’s a new regional release from Miami Cigar & Co. heading to Kansas Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas, the La Aurora 107 Fraternidad. It’s a 6…

Nirvana Toro (Prerelease)

A few months after Royal Gold was announced, the new premium cigar division from Swisher International, the company announced—in a roundabout way—that it would be…

Hungary Bans Tobacco Sales in Grocery Stores and Gas Stations

Hungary has enacted a ban that will take tobacco products out of grocery stores and gas stations and move them into “National Tobacco Shops,” and…

Ashton Releases ESG 24 Year Salute

Just in time for the holidays, Ashton’s first expansion to the Estate Sun Grown line in two years is now heading to shelves. The Ashton…

Press Release: 1,000th Mammoth Xi3 Cutter To Be Auctioned To Benefit Cigars for Warriors

December 4, 2013 (Kansas City, MO) — XIKAR, Inc. is proud to announce the production of their 1,000th Fossil Mammoth Ivory Xi3 cutter. To celebrate…

Vernon Hills, Ill. Enacts More Park Smoking Restrictions

The Village of Vernon Hills is further extending its ban on park smoking. After weighing less restrictive measures, the park district commission has announced that…