April 29, 2015

La Flor Dominicana TAA 47 Finalized (Update)

The 2015 La Flor Dominicana exclusive for the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) will be a 5 1/2 x 52 robusto extra. While retailers were…

BG Meyer Gigantes 52

Following the debut of Standard Issue at the 2014 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show and Slackers in September 2014, BG Meyer Co. announced its next brand…

XIKAR Shipping New Ultra Mag Lighter

On Friday, XIKAR will begin shipping an updated versions of its Ultra lighter, the Ultra Mag. The new lighter features a variety of updates including…

Byron Adds Two New Sizes

Selected Tobacco has announced that two of its Byron lines will be receiving a new cigar. The Serie Siglo XIX will be adding the Gran…

Davidoff Gets New Retail Chief

As Davidoff begins retail expansion in the U.S. and elsewhere, the company now has a new global head for retail, Carlo Motti. Oettinger Davidoff AG…

Padilla Finalizing La Pilar, Others for IPCPR 2015

Last month, we reported on a new Padilla slated for a spring release and while it won’t be arriving next month, a fresh set of…

Prior Lake, Minn. Bans Smoking in Lounges, Exempts E-Cigarettes

It’s now illegal to light up your cigar in a lounge in the Minneapolis suburb of Prior Lake, but if it’s an electronic cigarette, you’re good…

Natick, Mass. Increases Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The list of cities and towns in Massachusetts increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products grew again this week, as on Monday night the…