June 12, 2019

Room101 Doomsayer Debuting at IPCPR 2019

Room101 will add two new blends under the Doomsayer name. The Room101 Doomsayer will be offered in Habano and Maduro, both made with the same…

Aspen, Colo. Bans Flavored Tobacco Products

Effective Jan. 1, 2020 all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and e-cigarettes will be banned in Aspen, Colo. The Aspen City Council voted 3-2…

601 Bunker Buster FUBAR Release Scheduled for June 21

There’s another 601 Bunker Buster heading to Smoke Inn. On June 21, the South Florida retailer will release the 601 La Bomba Connecticut Bunker Buster…

Padilla Opens New Nicaraguan Factory

Last month, Tabacalera Padilla opened its doors in Estelí, Nicaragua. The new factory is a partnership between Ernesto Padilla and Osvani Hernandez, a Cuban-born agronomist…

Gran Habano Adding Persian King La Contra at IPCPR 2019

Gran Habano’s Persian King line will get a new addition in the form of La Contra, a fully finished cigar wrapped in another leaf of…

Undercrown Dogma Gets Updated Packaging

Drew Estate’s Undercrown Dogma will get updated packaging later this year. The new bundles will now be blue instead of a brown craft paper color…

Casa Cuevas Relaunching Cuevas Reserva at IPCPR 2019

The what’s old is new again moniker has found another home in the form of Casa Cuevas’ latest release. Later this month, Casa Cuevas will reintroduce…

AGANORSA Leaf Announces JFR Lunatic Loco

AGANORSA Leaf’s JFR Lunatic brand will get three new additions as part of a line extension called JFR Lunatic Loco. The JFR Lunatic Loco is…

FDA Extends Comment Period for Revised Substantial Equivalence Process to July 17

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a 30-day extension to its current request for comments on how it should revise its substantial…

Alec Bradley Releases Prensado Gran Belicoso

Alec Bradley has released a limited edition size of its Prensado line for its brick and mortar retailers throughout the United States and Canada. The…

Protocol Themis Corona Gorda Returns as National Release at IPCPR 2019

Cubariqueño Cigar Company is bringing back a limited edition vitola and releasing it to retailers across the country as a regular production size. On Wednesday…