October 15, 2015

Increase in Minimum Purchasing Age for Tobacco Proposed in Pennsylvania

There’s another anti-tobacco bill in the state of Pennsylvania, this time, new rules on who is able to purchase tobacco. Rep. Vanessa Brown, D-Philadelphia, has…

Villiger Shipping San’Doro

The newest Villiger is on its way to retailers. It’s actually three new Villigers, all under the San’Doro name. The company previewed the cigars at…

Asylum Pays Tribute to Devil’s Night with New Cigar

“Help a firefighter—burn a cigar, not a house.” That is Tom Lazuka’s motto for the newest cigar from the Asylum brand, Devil’s Night. It’s a…

General Gives Back With CAO Honor

Earlier this year, a new product from General Cigar Co. appeared without much fanfare. It was CAO Honor, a 6 1/2 x 52 toro made…

Leaf by Oscar Adding Lancero in November

The Leaf by Oscar line will be adding a limited edition lancero vitola to all four of its blends in early November, but don’t expect to…

Crowned Heads Mason-Dixon Project Returning For 2015

The Mason-Dixon Project—Limited Edition is returning, but with completely new blends. As with last year’s inaugural release from Crowned Heads, there will be two different…

La Aurora Untamed Extreme Robusto

Last year, La Aurora added the Untamed, the most dramatic departure to the company’s then 111-year-old portfolio. It was not only a matter of making…

Healdsburg, Calif. Suspends Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Just about a year since voting to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 and three months since the change…

Viaje Releases Full Moon 2015, Skull and Bones M?stery 2015

Viaje’s now traditional October releases are on their way to retailers. The company began shipping Full Moon 2015 and Skull and Bones M?stery 2015 this…

Bellevue, Neb. Rejects Parks Smoking Ban

It was close, but the city council of Nebraska’s oldest city decided that smokers could keep lighting up in city parks on Monday. The council…