March 22, 2022

Illusione TAA ESP 2022 Announced

For the second year in a row, Illusione will have an exclusive release for retailers who are members of the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA)….

Cigar Trade Groups, FDA Due Back in Court on May 4, 2022

Attorneys for the cigar industry and FDA will be back in court in early May to argue about whether or not the agency properly followed rules when choosing to regulate all cigars the same way. If the cigar industry is victorious, the ramifications could be as large as throwing out the FDA regulations for “premium cigars.”

Tatuaje TAA 2022 Expected in November

For the first time since 2018, the Tatuaje TAA release will use a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper over dual Nicaraguan binders and Nicaraguan fillers. The new 5 3/8 x 52 size is expected at TAA stores this November.

Curivari Seleccion Privada Lancero Limited Edition 2021

First sold in 2016 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Alpharetta, Ga.-based retailer Blue Havana II, Curivari’s Seleccion Privada Lancero Limited Edition 2021 returned late last year as part of a much larger release.