February 28, 2017

Festival del Habano XIX: Day 1

My first full day in Havana started out early, albeit not as early as the day before. I was up at 5 a.m. just in...
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Muestra de Saka Shipping Next Month

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust’s most expensive brand to date, the Muestra de Saka, will ship nationally beginning next month. The release is called Muestra de Saka, which...
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Colorado Internet Cigar Tax Bill Passes Senate

The Colorado Senate has passed a bill that will remove the requirement to pay the state’s 40 percent excise tax on cigars sold out of...
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La Palina Adds Candela Fuego Verde

It’s about to be March, which means it’s time for the rash of candela-wrapped cigars. La Palina has thrown its hat into the ring with...
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FDA Increases Fines for Retailers

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its new fine structure for retailers caught in violation of tobacco regulations, which includes an increase...
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Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Shipping Umbagog in March

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust’s most affordable offering will be shipping next month. Steve Saka has announced that Umbagog will begin formally shipping nationwide on the...
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Habanos S.A. Announces H. Upmann Gran Reserva, 2017 Edición Limitadas

While not much of a surprise, Habanos S.A. has shown off the 2017 versions of both its Edición Limitada and Gran Reserva series. The flagship...
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Padilla Adding Exclusivo Europe

Add Padilla Cigars to the list of American-based cigar companies heading to Europe. The company has announced that it has created a European exclusive that...
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