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February 12, 2020

UPS Now Requiring 21+ Signature on Tobacco Shipments

UPS will require a person at least 21-years-old to sign for all packages containing cigars and other tobacco products. A revision to UPS’s “Transportation of...
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Preview: Procigar 2020 Auction Items (Update)

Valentine’s Day is later this week which means Procigar 2020 begins next week. The Dominican Republic’s annual cigar festival always begins the week after Valentine’s...
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Sutliff Tobacco Co. Now Distributing Platinum Nova

Platinum Nova—a relatively new brand launched by Leonor “Leo” Abzaradel and Aurelio “Ari” Riego—will now be distributed by Sutliff Tobacco Co., a pipe tobacco company....
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Illusione Creates PCA 2020 Exclusive Cigar

Illusione will add a new size to its Cigares Privé brand that will only be available to retailers who place orders at the 2020 PCA...
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Kentucky Tobacco Tax Increase Proposal Clears House Committee

The Kentucky House Budget Committee has passed a bill that would nearly double the state’s taxes on cigars. H.B. 32 would increase the tax on...
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Kretek Completes Acquisition of Tobacconist, Pipes & Tobacco, Cigars & Leisure

Kretek International has announced that it has completed its acquisition of five former SpecComm tobacco media properties, including: Cigars & Leisure CTS Report Pipes &...
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