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May 20, 2019

Coltellerie Saladini 3000 Series Table Cigar Cutter

In terms of cigar accessories, tabletop cigar cutters are basically in a class all their own: sometimes large, bulky and somewhat unwieldy by design, they can nevertheless allow for more interesting designs and the use of different materials than a standard portable cutter that has to be carried in a pocket or bag. One such […]
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McConnell, Kaine Introduce Bill to Increase Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21; No Military Exemption

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., have introduced a bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 on the federal level. Last month, McConnel, the Senate Majority Leader, announced that he would introduce a bill on the matter this month. Interestingly, McConnell’s bill is a clean bill, containing […]
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California Flavored Tobacco Ban Bill Moves Forward

A bill seeking to ban flavored tobacco in California is moving forward. Last week, S.B. 38 was passed 4-2 by the California Senate Appropriations Committee meaning it will now head to a vote in the full Senate. If passed, the bill would ban all flavor tobacco products with a few exceptions. Tobacco products that are […]
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White Hat Distribution Hires Todd Vance & Erica Arroyo

Two former Cornelius & Anthony employees are now part of the White Hat Distribution team. Todd Vance, vp of sales, and Erica Arroyo, director of marketing and social media, are now at White Hat, the distributor of Hirochi Robaina cigars and the Soneros brand. Both were let go earlier this month when Cornelius & Anthony reduced […]
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La Flor Dominicana’s TAA 2019 Natural Release Ships

The La Flor Dominicana TAA 50 Segunda Edición Natural is off to stores, one of two new cigars from La Flor for the TAA in 2019. As the name implies, the La Flor Dominicana TAA 50 Segunda Edición is the second edition of the La Flor Dominicana TAA 2018 Golden “Oro” Anniversary that was released […]
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Tatuaje TAA 50th

Peanut butter and jelly, Bert & Ernie, Tatuaje and the TAA. Some things just go together. Since 2011, Pete Johnson has been creating limited edition cigars for the Tobacconists’ Association of America, an organization of approximately 80 of the largest, highest-volume brick-and-mortar retailers in the industry, as well as about 40 manufacturers. The cigar gets […]
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Weekly News (May 20, 2019)

Cigar News Bugatti Group Adds Monte Carlo Gold and Platinum Concerto Cigars Moves to Tabacalera Kafie, Launches RTB Cigars Line Crowned Heads’ Hecho Con Corazon...
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