1502 Cigars

PCA 2021: Global Premium Cigars (1502)

For this year’s PCA show, Global Premium Cigars—parent company of the 1502 brand—was showing off a number of new vitolas in existing lines, as well…

Global Premium Cigars Adds 1502 Blue Sapphire Lancero

The 1502 Blue Sapphire line has a new size, a 7 x 40 lancero that will begin shipping to retailers on May 14. Like the…

1502 Ships XO Perfecto (Update)

You may remember that back in 2016, 1502 Cigars unveiled eight new vitolas for its high-end XO line, though they weren’t going to be coming…

IPCPR 2018: Global Premium Cigars

There are a large number of people in the cigar industry that bring a smile to my face every time I see them, and Enrique…

1502 Serious Cigar Slated for May

There will be a new 1502 cigar heading to the online store of Casa de Montecristo by Serious Cigar. The retailer will begin selling the…

1502 XO Lancero Returns

A limited number of the 1502 XO Lancero are about to hit the market, as Global Premium Cigars announced the cigar’s return on Monday morning….

Global Premium Cigars’ Lawsuit Against FDA Gets Stayed

The lawsuit brought against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) by Global Premium Cigars, LLC, makers of the 1502 brand, has been stayed, bringing…

IPCPR 2017: Global Premium Cigars

Global Premium Cigars, the parent company of the 1502 brand, was located towards the back of the show floor but benefitted from a fairly open…

1502 XO Returns in Churchill Vitola

There will be a new size of the 1502 XO available at next week’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, as Enrique Sánchez has confirmed that…

Global Premium Cigars Moves Distribution from Boutiques Unified to 3R Cigars

Global Premium Cigars, the company behind 1502 Cigars, has ended its distribution agreement with Boutiques Unified. “The friends I’ve made in the Boutiques Unified will…

Nicaraguan Tobacco Chamber Announces new Board of Directors

On the heels of the 2017 Puro Sabor Cigar Festival, the Nicaraguan Tobacco Chamber (CNT) has announced the election of its new board of directors…