April 26, 2018

Casa Turrent 1880 Lancero Heads to Industrial Cigar Co.

Industrial Cigar Co. will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a cigar from Mexico. Next week, the Frisco, Texas-based store will host an event, on May…

Asylum 13 Medulla Oblongata Maduro Ships

There are new versions of Asylum’s Medulla and Oblongata, this time with darker wrappers. The company has begun shipping the Asylum 13 Medulla Maduro and…

Kafie 1901 Cigars Lands German Distribution with PasionPuro

German cigar smokers will soon begin to see Kafie 1901 Cigars on store shelves, as the company has secured distribution in the country with PasionPuro….

La Aurora Creates Draper’s 131 Anniversary

W. Curtis Draper is celebrating its 131st anniversary and once again, the Washington D.C.-based retailer has selected La Aurora to produce a commemorative cigar, two…

Room101 Farce Toro

Matt Booth’s retirement from the cigar was short-lived. Less than six months after a press release was sent out referencing his “retirement,” Booth was back….

General Cigar Co. Promotes Chris Tarr to VP of Marketing, Restructures Sales Team

Chris Tarr will be the new vp of marketing for General Cigar Co. Tarr most recently served as region manager for the west region for…

Gurkha Signs With Kretek International Canada for Canadian Distribution

Gurkha has signed a deal with Kretek International Canada for distribution. “Canadians represent the largest percentage of non-U.S. citizens vacationing in the United States,” said…

Illinois Senate Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Hike to 21

Illinois is one step closer to become the sixth state to require individuals to be at least 21 to purchase tobacco. Yesterday the state’s Senate…

Romeo y Julieta Aniversario Connecticut Lands at Thompson Cigar Co.

First there was the Romeo y Julieta Aniversario Maduro, now there’s a Connecticut. Both cigars are exclusive to Thompson Cigar. The Connecticut version uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut…