Donald Trump

What the Election Results Mean for Cigar Smokers: 2020 Edition

Barring some very on-brand 2020 curveballs, Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States. As I did the last time I published…

Trump Administration Bans Americans From Legally Bringing Back Cuban Cigars, Rum

The Trump administration has announced that it will no longer allow Americans to legally bring Cuban cigars and rum after traveling overseas. Previously, Americans traveling…

Trump’s Budget Says FDA Shouldn’t Regulate Tobacco, Calls for New Agency

President Donald Trump’s proposed FY 2021 budget calls for a new agency to regulate tobacco products, removing that control from the U.S. Food & Drug…

Trump Signs Spending Bill With Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase (Update)

President Trump has signed the $1.4 trillion spending bill that includes an increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, raising it nationwide from…

Trump Suggests Increasing Minimum Age for E-Cigarettes, Vape Product to 21

President Donald Trump has suggested that his administration might push to increase the minimum age to purchase vaping products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21….

Habanos S.A.’s Co-President Doesn’t Expect Helms-Burton Lawsuits

Speaking at a press conference on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of Habanos S.A., Luis Sanchez Harguindey, the co-president of the company, told Spanish…

JetLine Increasing Prices Due to Tariffs on China (Update)

The United States’ ongoing trade dispute with China has finally reached the cigar industry, as JetLine has begun notifying retailers that as of Sept. 1,…

Trump’s Budget Calls for E-Cigarette User Fees, Likely Hikes for Cigars

President Trump unveiled his FY2020 budget and in it is a proposal that would likely affect the user fees paid by cigar companies to help…

New Travel Restrictions to Cuba Go Into Effect Tomorrow

In June, President Donald Trump announced he planned to restrict travel for Americans to Cuba as apart of an effort to weaken the Cuban government….

What Do Trump’s Cuba Changes Mean for Cigars?

In short: nothing yet, but it’s still unknown. Today, President Donald Trump delivered a speech calling for a change on the U.S. government’s policy towards…

Report: Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel

Editor’s Note: For more information about Trump’s new policy towards Cuba and how it affects cigars, click here. Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will announce his…