January 11, 2018

Silverton, Ore. Passes Parks Smoking Ban

A new smoking ban is coming to the city of Silverton, Ore., as on Monday the city council unanimously approved a proposed ordinance that will...
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Altadis Sues Figaro Cigars Over Fleur-de-lis Use

Altadis U.S.A., one of the largest cigar brands, has sued Figaro Cigars 1943 LLC, a company whose website lists a total of seven authorized retailers....
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San Antonio, Texas Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The Tobacco 21 movement has officially come to the Lone Star State, as San Antonio has become the first city in Texas to pass an...
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Topeka, Kan. Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Put on Hold

An increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Topeka, Kan. that was slated to go into effect on Thursday has been put...
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Price Increase Coming to La Galera Cigars

Two La Galera blends will be a bit more expensive in 2018, as IndianHead Cigars has announced a price increase to the brand’s Connecticut and...
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2017 Awards: Company of the Year

For the most part, this was not a year of bold risks, massive capital expenditures or complete reboots. Instead, thanks to reasons FDA-related and not,...
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Viaje Super Shots, Jalapeño to Return

A trio of 2018 editions of Viaje cigars will soon be showing up at retailers, as today the company announced it will be releasing its...
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Gurkha Cancels Plans to Acquire American Caribbean Cigars Factory

Gurkha’s planned acquisition of American Caribbean Cigars is no more. Last May, the company announced plans to acquire the Estelí, Nicaragua-based factory that is responsible...
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West Virginia Will Consider Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

There are five states where a person must be at least 21-years-old to purchase tobacco products, and as of Wednesday there is another entrant in...
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