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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Des Plaines, Ill. Joins Chicago-area Tobacco 21 Movement

Another Chicago-area is close to joining the region’s growing Tobacco 21 movement, as on Monday the Des Plaines City Council approved the first reading of an...
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Chicago’s Tobacco Tax Declared Legal

A 2016 tax on cigars, chewing tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco has been deemed legal by the Illinois Appellate Court after a group of retailers challenged...
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Weekly News (Nov. 19, 2018)

Cigar News Balmoral Añejo XO Lancero FT Returning Black Works Killer Bee Connecticut Heads to Retailers Crux Limitada PB5 2018 Ships Festival del Habano XXI...
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Hoffman Estates, Ill. Enacts Tobacco 21 Ordinance

The Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates has joined the Tobacco 21 campaign as the village’s Board of Trustees approved the proposal at its Nov. 5...
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