Coronavirus COVID-19

PCA 2022 Attendees Returning Home to Positive COVID-19 Results

If you attended the 2022 PCA Convention & Trade Show, you were almost certainly exposed to COVID-19.

Washington, D.C. Will Require COVID-19 Vaccines to Enter Cigar Bars

Effective Saturday, Jan. 15, if you would like to enter a cigar bar in Washington, D.C., you must show proof of vaccination. Mayor Muriel Bowser…

Davidoff Announces 2021 Golden Band Winners

Oettinger Davidoff AG has announced most of the winners of its annual Golden Band Awards, which recognizes Davidoff’s top-performing retailers based on a number of…

Cigars International Cancels CIGARfest 2021

CIGARfest 2021 is canceled. Cigars International, the world’s largest cigar retailer, has canceled the event due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The event typically takes…

China’s International Cigar Expo 2021 Postponed

The International Cigar Expo 2021 will be “postponed” due to coronavirus COVID-19. It was scheduled to take place Nov. 8-10 in Chengdu, China, co-hosted by…

Drew Estate Suspends 2021 In-Person Events Due to COVID-19

Drew Estate’s 25th Anniversary Party, Barn Smokers and all other in-person events have been suspended due to an increase in coronavirus COVID-19 cases. This means…

InterTabac 2021 Canceled

InterTabac 2021 will not take place due to the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The event—the world’s largest tobacco trade show—was scheduled to take place Sept….

Michigan Cigar Lounges Can Reopen Monday

After six weeks of being legally closed, cigar lounges in Michigan can reopen to patrons beginning Monday, March 22. An order from the Michigan Department…

Drew Estate Not Exhibiting at TPE 2021

Drew Estate—one of the largest exhibitors and a key sponsor of the event—will not be in Las Vegas for the Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) this…

TMG Says TPE 2021 Still Happening as In-Person Event

TPE 2021 will happen, in-person. Tobacco Media Group—which runs the trade show—said today that it is still planning on holding this year’s event on May…

TAA 2021 Rescheduled for Oct. 24-28

The 2021 Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) Meeting & Convention will take place Oct. 24-28, 2021 at Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic. TAA announced the…