Canada

Canada Approves Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products

A sweeping piece of anti-tobacco legislation was passed by the Canadian Parliament today, and with it could soon come the requirement that all tobacco products…

Vegas Robaina Petit Robaina (ER Canada 2009)

When I was first getting seriously into cigars a little over a decade ago, I remember trying to soak up all I could by way…

Weekly News (Sept. 25, 2017)

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Weekly News (Sept. 18, 2017)

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Drew Estate Picks STG Canada for Canadian Distribution

Drew Estate is getting a new Canadian distributor. The company has chosen Scandinavian Tobacco Group Canada (STG Canada) as its new distributor effective Aug. 28. As…

Canada to Pursue Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products

The Canadian Health Minister, Jane Philpott, announced today that the Canadian government is planning to pursue a requirement that all tobacco products sold in the…

CLE Cigar Company & Asylum Gain Canadian Distribution

CLE Cigar Co. & Asylum Cigars have announced that they will be entering the Canadian market with Kretek International Canada as their distributor. While no…

Juan López Supreme (ER Canada 2011)

Close followers of Habanos S.A.’s Edición Regional program might point to 2011 as the peak of the program, and it was in terms of sheer…

Alec Bradley Announces Black Market Chunk as Canadian Exclusive (Update)

Canadian fans of Alec Bradley’s Black Market line have a size to call their own, as the company has announced and released a new vitola that…

Las Cumbres Tabaco Gains Canadian Distribution

Canadian fans of José Blanco’s Señorial cigars will soon have it much easier getting them locally, as Blanco has announced a distribution deal with House…

Ontario, Canada Bans Smoking at Outdoor Bar, Restaurant Patios & More

Canada’s second largest province has banned smoking at outdoor patios at bars and restaurants, sports fields, playgrounds and ice rinks. The law, which goes into…