Canada

STG Canada Restructured

Scandinavian Tobacco Group has announced that it has restructured its Canadian division, integrating STG Canada into its U.S. Operations. Gene Richter, vp of sales for…

Canada’s Proposed Budget Includes Increased Tobacco Taxes

Canada is rarely thought of as a place to buy premium cigars affordably, and there is a good chance that the United States’ northern neighbor…

Indian Motorcycle Connecticut Shade Toro

It really is amazing what can change in a year. In May 2019, Phil Zanghi’s Debonaire House released a new blend for its Indian Motorcycles…

Indian Motorcycle Connecticut Shade Toro

If there’s something that must be an amazing feeling from the cigar brand owner’s perspective, I’d have to think getting your products carried in another…

Canada’s Plain Packaging Going into Effect Nov. 8

In May 2018, the Canadian Parliament passed a sweeping package of anti-tobacco legislation known as S-5 that cleared the way for Health Canada, the government…

Diplomáticos Norteños (ER Canadá 2018)

Habanos S.A.’s Edición Regional program isn’t known for being on-time, but there are some instances in which the cigars come out on schedule In September, Havana…

Diplomáticos Nortenos Edición Regional Canadá to Debut Wednesday

A new Edición Regional for Canada will make its debut this evening in Toronto, as the distribution company Havana House hosts its 30th anniversary celebration…

Plasencia Adds Canadian Distribution with STG

Plasencia Cigars will be coming to Canada thanks to a new distribution deal with Scandinavian Tobacco Group Canada (STG Canada). “We’re very excited to build…

Weekly News (Aug. 13, 2018)

Cigar News General Cigar Co. Ships Odyssey Maduro Jas Sum Kral Toothpicks 2.0 Arriving at Retail Jimmy Miúdo Joins Quality Importers La Galera Ships Cubes…

Canadian Retailers Launch “The Better Cigar Plan” to Fight Plain Packaging Requirements

In response to the Canadian government’s passage of the anti-tobacco S-5 bill in May, the Premium Cigar Retailers of Canada has launched a new portal…

Canadian Ministry of Health Opens Public Comment on Plain Packaging

Last month, the Canadian government approved sweeping changes to its laws on tobacco products and tobacco alternatives, part of which will be the implementation of…