March 11, 2021

CAO Arcana Mortal Coil

Among the numerous brands in the General Cigar Co. portfolio, I find myself consistently intrigued by CAO. It’s not only a brand that I still…

Drew Estate Increasing Prices Next Month

Effective April 5, 2021, Drew Estate will increase prices for most of the products it sells, including Joya de Nicaragua’s products which Drew Estate sells…

Saint Luis Rey Carenas Coming in April

Altadis U.S.A.’s Saint Luis Rey brand will be getting a new line called Carenas that is scheduled to arrive in mid-April. The line uses a…

Gilroy, Calif. Bans Smoking in Parks

A smoking ban is coming to the parks of Gilroy, Calif. after the city council approved an ordinance earlier this month. The ban extends to…

Bill Seeking to Raise Minnesota’s Tobacco Taxes Moving Forward

A bill in the Minnesota Legislature that seeks to raise tobacco taxes in the state—including a drastic increase in the state’s cigar tax—took its first…

Folly Beach, S.C. Bans Smoking on Beaches

As the weather warms up and people start heading to the beaches, one thing they won’t be allowed to do any longer in Folly Beach…