Following the announcement of the Sam Leccia Cigar Co., Oliva Cigar Co. has announced their legal plans in regards to Sam’s plans.

Oliva Cigar Co. is currently in litigation with Sam Leccia. Sam Leccia signed a five-year non-compete. No further comments at this time.

In interviews Sam has avoided discussing Oliva, focusing on his future endeavors. We first broke the story of Sam Leccia leaving Oliva back in November.

Update: Attempts to reach Sam Leccia for comment were unsuccessful.

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