February 26, 2020

Kentucky House Approves Bill Raising Tobacco Taxes

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved H.B. 32, which would increase the tax on other tobacco products, including cigars, from 15 percent to 25...
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H. Upmann Super Magnum Slated as Next Colección Habanos Release

The next Cuban cigar to come in a book will be from H. Upmann. At this week’s Festival del Habano XXII, Habanos S.A. showed off...
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St. Louis County, Mo. Increases Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

St. Louis County, Mo., the most populous county in the state, has increased the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 within the...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Day 1

After going to bed a bit earlier than normal when I am in Cuba—if 1 a.m. could ever be called “early”—I woke up four hours...
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Hamlet 25th Year Corona

Last fall, as I was ordering cigars from Up Down Cigar of Chicago, Phil Ledbetter, the store’s manager, informed me that in addition to what...
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Quai d’Orsay Sélection Royale Announced as New Swiss Edición Regional

Cigar smokers in Switzerland will be getting a new Edición Regional on retail shelves, as Intertabak AG, the Habanos S.A. distributor for the country, has...
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Juan Lopez Selección Especial Announcd as LCDH Exclusive

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the La Casa del Habano franchise, and Habanos S.A. has announced an exclusive cigar for the worldwide network...
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West Virginia Tobacco Tax Increase Won’t Advance

While the West Virginia Senate passed a bill that would raise the state’s tobacco tax rate on cigars and other tobacco products from 12 percent...
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