Cigar Rights of America

FDA’s Comment Period on Proposed Flavored Cigar Ban Ends Today (Update)

Manufacturers, retailers, consumers and other interested parties are invited to submit comments on the matter.

Padrón Black No. 52

There’s a new size of the Padrón Black blend, but you’ll have to know where to look in order to find it.

New CRA Freedom Sampler Spring 2022 Arrives in Stores

About half of the 10 cigars in this sampler are either exclusives or very difficult to find. Inside, you’ll find cigars from Alec Bradley, Arturo Fuente, Ashton, E.P. Carrillo, J.C. Newman, My Father, Oliva, Padrón, Prometheus, Rocky Patel and Tatuaje.

Graded: Ten Questions for 2021

As many do this time of year, it is time to once again look back upon the year coming to a close. But in this…

CRA’s Fall 2021 Freedom Sampler Arriving at Stores

The Fall 2021 edition of Cigar Rights of America’s Freedom Sampler is beginning to arrive at stores, and as usual, contains 10 cigars from the…

Tatuaje Shaggy Pumpkin Coming to CRA Freedom Sampler

Tatuaje will be contributing a new version of its Pumpkin cigar to the upcoming Cigar Rights of America Freedom Sampler that is slated to be…

Oliva Serie V 5 x 54 Box Pressed

There’s likely not much left to be written about Oliva’s Serie V line; having debuted in June 2007, the line has become a staple in…

Padrón Black No. 100

Padrón is not known for making new cigars. It’s not to say the company doesn’t, as it typically adds about at least one new cigar…

Cigar Rights of America’s Spring 2021 Freedom Sampler Shipping

The Spring 2021 edition of Cigar Rights of America’s annual cigar sampler has begun shipping to CRA member stores, and as in past years, it…

CRA Names New Leadership

Cigar Rights of America has announced a variety of new leadership roles. Gary Pesh—owner of Old Virginia Tobacco Co., a retailer—has been elected as chairman…

Ten Questions for 2021

There are less than a dozen hours of the year—the year—remaining. As I’ve done at this point of each year for over a decade, it’s…