May 11, 2015

T.L. Johnson Splits from La Tradicion Cubana, Plans New Factory (Update)

Terry Johnson has announced that his T.L. Johnson brand has split from Cuban Tradition Cigar Group/La Tradicion Cubana and its Tabacalera LTC S.R.L. factory. Johnson...
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Bill Allowing Louisiana Parishes To Impose Additional Tobacco Taxes Gets Put on Hold

A bill in the Louisiana House of Representatives that would allow parishes in the state to impose additional tobacco taxes if approved by voters has...
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Crux Cigars Skeeterz

After launching its initial three cigars in April of 2014, Crux Cigars has had a busy and seemingly successful first year. The effort that Jeff Haugen...
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La Aurora Puro Vintage 2006 Ships

The latest version of the La Aurora Puro Vintage has begun shipping. Members of the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) are getting the first opportunity...
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Bombay Tobak Releases MBombay Habano Blend

In an attempt to “shoot the gap” between his Connecticut Classic and Corojo Oscuro lines, Mel Shah of Bombay Tobak has created and recently released...
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Oregon Bill Would Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21, Introduce New Retail Restrictions

A new bill introduced earlier this year in the Oregon Senate could result in a variety of new rules for selling tobacco in the state. The...
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Statewide Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age Proposed in Massachusetts, Again

Nowhere in the country has the fight to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco been more active than Massachusetts and now there’s a bill...
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Weekly News (May 11, 2015)

Cigar News Dunstable Cigar Co. Debuts — Review here. E.P. Carrillo VP of Sales Resigns Hammer + Sickle Icon Series Renamed to Trademark Series, Maduro...
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