West Virginia

Berkeley County, W.Va. Parks Commission Snuffs Out Smoking

Come the first of the year, smoking will be prohibited in the parks of Berkeley County, W.Va. thanks to the unanimous approval of a smoking…

Weekly News (April 10, 2017)

Cigar News Arturo Fuente Suffers Theft of Hundreds of Thousands of Cigars Casa Cuevas Formally Debuts Casa de Montecristo Chicago Lands Laranja Exclusive Crowned Heads…

West Virginia Tobacco Tax Hike Proposed

West Virginia’s tax on cigars and other tobacco products could be increasing, again. Last July, the tax was increased from 7 to 12 percent of…

West Virginia Joins States Discussing Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

A trio of state senators in West Virginia have entered their state into the race to see which will be the third to raise the minimum…

Weekly News (Jan. 16, 2017)

Cigar News 2016 Awards: Top 25 Cigars 2016 Awards: Company of the Year 2016 Awards: Factory of the Year 2016 Awards: New Company of the…

Fairmont, W. Va. Bans All Tobacco Use in City Parks (Update)

The city of Fairmont, W. Va. has passed a complete ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in all city parks and…

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…

West Virginia Tobacco Tax Hike Goes into Effect

If you purchased a cigar in West Virginia yesterday, you may have noticed that it cost a bit more than it did the day before….

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…

Tobacco Tax Increase Passes West Virginia Legislature (Update)

Threatened with a looming government shut down due to lack of a budget being in place, the West Virginia House of Delegates has approved an…

Tobacco Tax Increase Returns to West Virginia Budget Proposal

It’s back: a proposal to raise the tax on tobacco products including premium cigars in West Virginia, as the state legislature returns for an extended…