Canada

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…

The New Camacho Heads to Canada

After introductions in the U.S. and parts of Europe, the new Camacho is headed to Canada. The Honduran brand, a subsidiary of Davidoff, announced that…

British Columbia Health Minister Calls for Nationwide Ban on All Flavored Tobacco

The Health Minister of British Columbia has called for a ban on all flavored tobacco throughout Canada, which would expand the country’s prohibition that currently…

Weekly News (February 24, 2014)

Habanos S.A. 2014 Release List Emerges VegaFina Sumum Edición Especial 2010 Returns With Three Vitolas Asylum Ogre Extensions Announced Partagas 1845 Extra Fuerte Coming Asylum…

Ontario, Canada Looking at Several Tobacco Policy Changes

A number of changes are currently under consideration in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, as Bill 131, known as the Youth Smoking Prevention Act of…

Weekly News (February 17, 2014)

José Blanco Announces Señorial — And a cigar for Russia. Robert Caldwell Announces Caldwell Cigar Co. E.P. Carrillo & General Partner on Re+United Ortega HeavyDuty Announced…

Niagara Region Enacts Outdoor Smoking Ban

The Niagara Region of Ontario, a regional municipal government that serves the communities of Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Port Colborne, St. Catharines,…

Canadian Tobacco Excise Duty Increase Goes Into Effect Today

The federal excise duty on tobacco products sold in Canada is going up today, a move that will raise the tax rate by approximately 24%….

Weekly News (December 2, 2013)

 Editor’s Note: Another busy week. Remember, no cigar is too pretty to smoke. Arturo Fuente Unnamed Reserve 2013 Arrives in Stores — Two sizes, twice…