August 6, 2016

Carlos Fuente Sr. Dies

Carlos Arturo Fuente Sr. has passed away at 81. Fuente led the company for much of the last six decades. Born in Tampa, he was...
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IPCPR 2016: Debonaire Tobacco Company

Newly signed this year with Drew Estate to distribute its cigars in the US, Debonaire was one of the handful of companies housed inside the...
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IPCPR 2016: Hammer + Sickle

Hammer + Sickle still had a very Scottish themed booth after launching the scotch aged tobacco Caleanoch cigar last year. This year however, the company’s new...
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IPCPR 2016: Global Premium Cigars

With a smile and a firm handshake, Enrique Sánchez is always happy to welcome you into the Global Premium Cigars booth. Global Premium Cigars is...
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IPCPR 2016: Prometheus

Prometheus’ booth was in a good traffic area, right next to a main aisle, and as usual the company’s products caused many people to stop and...
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IPCPR 2016: Evil Genius Cigars

Evil Genius’ booth didn’t change much since last year, which is to say it kept a towering logo and some pretty cool artwork as its backdrop....
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Hermosa Beach, Calif. Expands Smoking Ban

The days of being able to smoke anywhere but your own yard in Hermosa Beach are quickly counting down, as the city council recently expanded...
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IPCPR 2016: Dominican Big Leaguer Cigars

Although not a well known brand yet, Dominican Big Leaguer Cigars was founded in 2013 by Francisco Almonte, who was introduced to tobacco by his father,...
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IPCPR 2016: Black Label Trading Company

This year Black Label Trading Company was a part of the Boutiques Unified booth, which was light years better than stuck behind a six foot...
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