April 27, 2015

Ketchikan, Alaska Lawmakers Pushing for Tobacco Tax

A group of lawmakers in Ketchikan, Alaska is pushing to get an island-wide tobacco tax increase approved, something they weren’t able to do in 2010….

Perdomo Small Batch 2005 Sun Grown Ships

The second wave of the Perdomo Small Batch 2005 headed to stores last week. The Perdomo Small Batch Sun Grown was sent to stores last…

Davidoff of Geneva 25th Anniversary

While my favorite Davidoff from last year got plenty of attention, my favorite Davidoff from the year before seems to have never caught on. That…

Maria Martín Joins Kuuts, LLC

After a brief hiatus, Maria Martín has returned to the cigar industry, joining Kuuts, LLC in an operations and sales capacity last week. “We are…

Swisher International and Drew Estate Push For Expansion in Asia

As part of a plan to expand their presence in Asia, Swisher International Inc. and Drew Estate Tobacco Company announced today that they have appointed Asia…

Orchant’s Inca Secret Blend Heads to U.S.

In 2012, Mitchell Orchant—best known for being the managing director of C. Gars Ltd, a family of stores in the U.K.—launched Inka Secret Blend Cigars,…

Weekly News (April 27, 2015)

Cigar News A.J. Fernandez New World Connecticut Shipping in May CLE Cigar Co. & Asylum Gain Canadian Distribution Davidoff Adding Brazilian-Inspired Line La Flor Dominicana…