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TAA Cancels 2020 Annual Convention Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

TAA Cancels 2020 Annual Convention Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

The 52nd annual Tobacconists Association of America meeting and convention, which was postponed a few weeks ago, has now been officially canceled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

March 26, 2020
COVID-19: How Cigar Shops Are Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19: How Cigar Shops Are Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

With businesses shutting down across the U.S., and reports of Coronavirus multiplying with every news cycle, many cigar stores remain open despite this time of national crisis, …

March 20, 2020
Multiple Cigar Factories Shut Down in the Dominican Republic

Multiple Cigar Factories Shut Down in the Dominican Republic

Tabacalera de Garcia Ltd. and General Cigar Dominicana announced today that they are closing as a precautionary measure against the pandemic.

March 20, 2020
Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Postponed Until October

Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Postponed Until October

With the Coronavirus outbreak affecting people all over the United States, the inaugural Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest 2020 has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 31.

March 19, 2020
Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker Amid Outbreak

Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker Amid Outbreak

In response to the current Coronavirus outbreak, Drew Estate announced yesterday that the Florida Barn Smoker will be rescheduled for November 13 and 14.

March 19, 2020
[Update] Covid-19: Cigar Factories React to Viral Outbreak

[Update] Covid-19: Cigar Factories React to Viral Outbreak

Cuba's factories remain open despite four confirmed cases of the Coronavirus, and J.C. Newman Cigars comments on keeping its factories open in Tampa and Nicaragua. With now 12 …

March 17, 2020
Arturo Fuente Names José Blanco as Director of Sales, Eastern Hemisphere

Arturo Fuente Names José Blanco as Director of Sales, Eastern Hemisphere

Industry veteran José Blanco has joined Arturo Fuente Cigar Co. as the director of sales, eastern hemisphere for Fuente, tasked with building Fuente’s international business.

March 12, 2020
TAA Postpones 52nd Annual Convention Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

TAA Postpones 52nd Annual Convention Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) global outbreak, the Tobacconists Association of America announced it has postponed its 52nd annual meeting and convention.

March 12, 2020
Dominican Cigarmakers Host 13th Annual ProCigar Festival

Dominican Cigarmakers Host 13th Annual ProCigar Festival

Hundreds of enthusiasts trekked from all over the world to the Dominican Republic for the 13th annual ProCigar festival, a weeklong celebration of the island nation's cigar …

March 4, 2020