Aurora, Ill. Passes Tobacco 21 Proposal

The Chicago suburb of Aurora, Ill. is the latest to sign on to the Tobacco 21 movement as the city council unanimously approved a proposal...
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Chicago OTP Tax Declared Illegal

Chicago’s taxes will not be going up. The Circuit Court of Cook County has ruled that the tax on other tobacco products (OTP), including cigars, is...
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Weekly News (Dec. 19, 2016)

Cigar News Alec Bradley Fine & Rare 2016 Arrives at Retailers Bernie Rodriguez, Frank Santos Join A.J. Fernandez Cigar Co. Edmundo Dantes Conde Belicoso ER...
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Naperville, Ill. Will Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Come the first of the year, those wanting to purchase tobacco products in the Chicago suburb of Naperville will have to be at least 21-years-old,...
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Highland Park, Ill. to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

One of Chicago’s most affluent suburbs has joined in the movement to raise the tobacco purchasing age to 21, as the Highland Park City Council...
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Weekly News (July 4, 2016)

Cigar News Oliva Acquired by J. Cortès AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata Ships Baracoa Cigar Co. Debuts The Voyage Black Label Trading Co. Adds Bishop’s Blends...
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Chicago’s Tobacco Purchase Age Increases to 21 Today

The minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the country’s third most populous city has increased to 21 today, as legislation passed in mid-March is...
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Weekly News (June 20, 2016)

Cigar News Black Label Trading Co. Ships Morphine 2016 Boutique Blends Adding Aging Room Solera C.Gars Ltd June Auction Hosted Today Caldwell/Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. Team...
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Chicago Tobacco Tax Increase Delayed

A proposed tobacco tax increase in Chicago that was scheduled to go into effect on July 1 has been delayed, as the city has agreed...
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Weekly News (June 6, 2016)

Cigar News Camacho Liberty Series 2016 Shipping This Week Crowned Heads Launching La Cosa Nica Sampler Davidoff Expanding Escurio Line Drew Estate Releases Drew Diplomat...
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Iwan Ries & Co. Leads Lawsuit to Block Chicago Tobacco Tax Increase

On Tuesday, a group led by historic Chicago cigar retailer Iwan Ries & Co. filed a legal challenge to the city of Chicago’s pending tobacco tax...
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