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March 3, 2023

Habanos S.A.’s 2023 Humidor Auction Generates Nearly $12 Million

The Festival del Habano XXIII concludes with a record-setting auction. The Cohiba humidor sold for a record €4.2 million, essentially the same amount as the combined sale prices of the entire 2020 auction.

Festival del Habano XXIII: Day 4

Day 4 of the Festival del Habano XXIII in Cuba involved photographing a famous location for Cuban cigar lovers: the Partagás factory.

Macanudo Inspirado Tercio Aged Shipping Next Month

Tercios are bales of tobacco that are wrapped inside of royal palm leaves. General Cigar Dominicana is one of two Dominican factories that prominently use this unique aging method.

Punch Dad Bod Ships (Update)

The new cigars come packaged in reusable packaging designed to look like beer cans and each cigar has a tie on it.

Alaska Tobacco 21 Bill Would Restrict Internet Tobacco Sales, Increase Vaping Taxes

Last year, Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed a very similar bill, but Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has a new bill with different language.

New Hampshire Bill Seeks to Add Taxes for Premium Cigars

A bill introduced this week would take the state’s tax rate on premium cigars from zero to 65.03 percent of the wholesale price. This would take New Hampshire from the cheapest place to buy cigars in the U.S. to the fourth-most expensive.