May 14, 2021

Plasencia Adding Verification Chips to Bands

Next month the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon Colorado Claro will begin shipping with security chips embedded into the bands of cigars. It’s part...
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TPE 2021: Day 2

My second full day covering the TPE 2021 Convention did not start with nearly as much chaos as the previous day and I was able to...
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TPE 2021: 360° Walk Around

So you want to know what the TPE trade show floor looks like. Here’s a 360° view walkthrough of the cigar portion of the trade show...
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Crowned Heads Ships Mil Días Escogidos Edición Limitada 2021

Exactly one month after it was announced, the Mil Días Escogidos Edición Limitada 2021 is off to stores. While Crowned Heads originally said it was...
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Jeremy McDonald Leaving Caldwell, Launching Own Cigar Company

Jeremy McDonald will be going out on his own. McDonald, the longtime national sales manager for Caldwell Cigar Co., has announced that he will be...
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Rhode Island Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Earlier this week, the Rhode Island Senate approved SB 263, a bill that will raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18-years-old...
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