April 29, 2017

Fratello Oro Corona

Omar de Frias is Dominican. And yet, his cigars are made in Nicaragua. Until now—or last year, rather. At the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade…

Ohio House Budget Proposal Strips Tobacco Tax Increases

When Gov. John Kasich presented his budget proposal in February, it contained sizable increases in Ohio’s tax rates on tobacco, seeking an increase in the…

Colorado Governor Vetoes Retailers’ Tobacco Tax Reprieve

Cigar retailers in Colorado lost a tax credit that helped them compete with out-of-state sellers on Friday, when Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a piece of legislation…