September 11, 2014

Tarazona Cigars Ships Revamped Revolution 305

Tarazona Cigars has begun shipping of the revamped version of the Revolution 305 cigar, a line that made its debut at the 2013 IPCPR Convention…

Scandinavian Tobacco Group CEO Departing

In the midst of a massive change that involves the company going public in the near future, Scandinavian Tobacco Group, parent company of General Cigar…

Lee’s Summit, Mo. Eyes Park Smoking Ban

As part of an effort to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in other areas, the Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Board is expected to recommend…

Tatuaje CiGWAR

Among the many projects Pete Johnson had brewing at the 2014 IPCPR Convention and Trade Show, one of them was a special event cigar called…

Claremont, N.H. Passes Smoking Ban

It has been an interesting journey for a new smoking ban in Claremont, N.H., having been called ‘overkill‘ when it was first brought up in…

General Cigar Co. Acquiring Toraño Brands

Earlier this morning, Charlie Toraño, president of Toraño Family Cigars, informed the company’s employees that the Toraño family has reached an agreement to sell its…

Mason City, Iowa Proposes Park Smoking Ban

Councilman Alex Kuhn would like to see smoking banned in and around the parks of Mason City, Iowa; so much so that he proposed a…

XIKAR Hot Rod Collection Shipping Next Week

The latest special edition from XIKAR is tied to cars. Next week, the company will begin shipping limited edition finishes of its Xi1 cutter and…

Chicago Park Board Bans Smoking in Parks and Harbors

The Chicago Park Board has passed an expansion to the city’s smoking ban that now includes city parks and harbors, with the move going into…