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Chicago Aldermen Remove Tobacco Products from Flavoring Ban (Update)

What had started as an attempt to ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products in Chicago has been stripped down to a ban on…

Weekly News (July 13, 2020)

News AGANORSA Leaf Supreme Leaf Toro Ships AJ Fernandez Adding Gordo to New World Connecticut Alec & Bradley Kintsugi Delayed Until Fall (Update) Alec Bradley…

Weekly News (July 6, 2020)

News Black Works Studio Releasing Killer Bee The Swarm Blue Mountain Cigars Sues Over Use of Three Wrappers Crowned Heads Slates Mil Días for August…

Chicago Alderman Introduces Flavored Tobacco Ban

Amidst budget hearings and concerns over policing in schools, Chicago Ald. Matt O’Shea, 19th, introduced an ordinance that seeks to place a ban on the…

Weekly News (Jan. 13, 2020)

News Altadis, Davidoff, Drew Estate & General Not Exhibiting at PCA 2020 Trade Show American Viking Cigar Co. Announces Upcoming Launch Bahrain Duty Free Raises…

Chicago Mayor Proposes Allowing Marijuana Smoking in Cigar Shops

On Jan. 1, 2020, recreational consumption, possession, and sales of cannabis products became legal in Illinois, though there were questions about where a person could…

Excalibur Windy City Heading to Arango Cigar Co.

There’s a new Excalibur release heading to Arango Cigar Co. for national distribution, the Excalibur Windy City. The cigar is a 5 1/4 x 54…

Chicago’s Tobacco Tax Deemed Illegal by Court

A legal process that has gone on for nearly three-and-a-half years came to an end today, as the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that an additional…

Drew Estate Adds Four Cigars to ACID Accents Collection

Drew Estate is expanding its regional edition ACID Accents program to include four new areas: California, Georgia, Chicago and Texas. California-based Drew Diplomat retailers will…

PDR Cigars Sends AR Cigar Collective The Four Star Society to Binny’s Beverage Depot

The PDR Cigars team has dipped into the factory’s aging room to pull out the next release in its AR Cigar Collective series, The Four…

Cook County, Ill. Raises Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

An ordinance raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products received the  approval by the Cook County Board of County Commissioners on Thursday, passing by…