General Cigar Co.

Press Release: Scandinavian Tobacco & Swedish Match Merger

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S is now the world’s second largest cigar company After having received the necessary approvals from the relevant competition authorities, Skandinavisk Holding…

Weekly News (October 4, 2010)

This past week has been nothing but crazy. Only a few hours after posting the news for the week of September 28th, Dion Giolito of…

Weekly News (September 27, 2010)

The fight over the proposed park and beach ban in New York City continued, the IPCPR issued its own statement here. In addition, the loophole…

Weekly News (August 30, 2010)

As was predicted earlier, Gran Habano discontinued the 3 SLS (also know as the 3 Siglos) and Cabinet Selection. Drew Estate formally announced the Liga…

Weekly News (August 23, 2010)

Sorry for the delay, things are going to be hectic for the next week or so… Anyways, in a week that cannot be better than…

Weekly News (August 16, 2010)

As was expected, New York’s new tobacco tax isn’t working out as well as planned. Just because Habanos lost one lawsuit, doesn’t mean they can’t…

Press Release: General Cigar’s Donation to Duck’s Unlimited

General Cigar Donation Will Bolster Ducks Unlimited’s Gulf Coast Habitat Restoration Efforts Richmond, VA— General Cigar today donated $20,000 to Ducks Unlimited (DU) on behalf…

Weekly News (July 19, 2010)

Wow… IPCPR must be coming up as there is tons of news. The Torano Family took back control of the company from CAO, renaming it…

General Cigar to Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

Richmond, VA—General Cigar will commemorate its golden anniversary with a ten-city tour that will hit chic, cigar-friendly venues across the U.S. beginning on July 27…

Press Release: General Cigar Wins in Court Over Cohiba Trademark Dispute

Richmond, VA-On July 14, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in favor of General Cigar in the latest round of…

Partagas 150 C

In 1995, General Cigar Co. released the Partagas 150 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Partagas brand. The cigar sported a 18-year-old…