March 17, 2020

H. Upmann Nicaragua by AJ Fernandez Finca La Lilia 2009

In 2017, Abdel Fernández released the first of what is now many cigars for Altadis U.S.A. That cigar—the H. Upmann Nicaragua by AJ Fernandez—marked a...
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New Castle, Colo. Won’t Collect New Tobacco Tax, Possibly Through End of 2020

Last November, voters in the town of New Castle approved an increase to the tobacco tax, adding a 40 percent tax on the wholesale price...
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Texas Cigar Festival 2020 Postponed Until August

The 2020 edition of the Texas Cigar Festival is the latest event to be postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic, as Casa de Montecristo has announced...
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Iowa Senate Passes Bill to Increase Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Iowa is one step closer to increasing its minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18- to 21-years-old. Last week, the Iowa Senate passed SF 2268...
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