January 15, 2019

Viaje Teases Scotch Bonnet, Super Shot 2019 (Update)

Two of Viaje’s shorter lines will be getting new cigars shortly. The company has announced a new release to its Pepper Series: Scotch Bonnet. A...
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North Dakota Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Proposed Again

The North Dakota legislature is once again taking up a measure that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 19 in the state....
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Padilla Releases Finest Hour

Padilla Cigars has a new line of cigars en route to retailers in the coming days, dubbed Finest Hour. It’s a line that consists of...
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Liberation by Hamlet Paredes Toro

Say the name Hamlet, and most people probably think of Shakespeare. But say it to someone in the cigar industry, and it likely calls to...
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IPCPR Hires New Regional Lobbyist

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) has hired David Jessup as a new regional lobbyist for the organization. Jessup most recently served...
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FDA Cigar Lawsuit Delayed Due to Government Shutdown

Anyone hoping for updates in the lawsuit involving three cigar trade groups and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will have to wait until...
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Agio & Avanti Ending U.S. Distribution Agreement

Avanti Cigar Co.’s distribution agreement with Royal Agio Cigars USA is done. The companies announced Royal Agio will no longer be distributing Avanti’s products in...
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