January 31, 2018

STG Acquires Thompson for $62mm

Thompson has found a buyer. Scandinavian Tobacco Group—the publicly-traded company that owns General Cigar Co. and Cigars International—has acquired Thompson and Co. of Tampa, Inc.,...
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NyB Cigars Launches Furia for International Markets

Furia Cigars, a new line from dh Boutique Cigars and distributed by NyB Cigars is heading to international markets. The line’s name is a tribute...
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South Dakota Legislators Introduce Tobacco 21 Bill

A pair of legislators in South Dakota have introduced a bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old....
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BLK WKS S&R Heading to Retail in February

Black Label Trading Co. has announced that S&R, a new release from its Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) will be arriving at retailers in early...
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XIKAR Acquired by Quality Importers

XIKAR has been purchased by Quality Importers Trading Co. One of the biggest names in cigar accessories will join Quality Importers, a Weston, Fla. company...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 6*

Before I get to the end of the final night of Puro Sabor, some more factory visits. Earlier in the week I visited Oliva’s new...
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Indiana Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Bill Dies in House

Just a day after a bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Indiana to 21-years-old was unanimously passed by its...
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