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Cigar Shipments to U.S. Soar in September

Cigar Shipments to U.S. Soar in September

Imports of premium, handmade cigars were exceptionally strong in the month of September, showing significant gains in each of the big three producing countries.

November 18, 2020
New York Tobacconists Respond to Statewide Tax Hike

New York Tobacconists Respond to Statewide Tax Hike

The first of October marked the closure of a tax loophole that allowed New York tobacconists to maintain a roughly 38 percent tax on cigars. Now, the Empire State’s cigar tax has …

November 11, 2020
Cigars For Warriors Begins Fundraiser for U.S. Troops Tomorrow

Cigars For Warriors Begins Fundraiser for U.S. Troops Tomorrow

Due to Covid-19, Operation: Cigars for Warriors has seen a dramatic drop in donations. The charity is beginning a fundraising drive tomorrow on Veterans Day until the first of …

November 10, 2020
Hurricane Eta Spares Tobacco in Central America

Hurricane Eta Spares Tobacco in Central America

Tobacco growers in Central America are breathing sigh of relief. Although Hurricane Eta and its remnants caused some flooding in the major growing regions of Honduras and …

November 9, 2020
Cigar Association of America Names New Chairman

Cigar Association of America Names New Chairman

The Cigar Association of America, one of the leading trade groups in the U.S. cigar business, has named John J. Miller as its new chairman, replacing Javier Estades, who served in …

November 9, 2020
Higher Cigar Sales Boost Q3 Results for Scandinavian Tobacco

Higher Cigar Sales Boost Q3 Results for Scandinavian Tobacco

The American cigar market has been a strong one for European cigar giant Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (STG). The Denmark company, parent of General Cigar Co., reported strong …

November 5, 2020
Powerful Hurricane Eta Approaches Central America

Powerful Hurricane Eta Approaches Central America

Hurricane Eta is crawling across the Atlantic Ocean towards Nicaragua with sustained winds of 145 miles per hour. The potentially devastating Category 4 storm is expected to make …

November 3, 2020
Imperial Completes $1.44 Billion Sale Of Premium Cigar Business

Imperial Completes $1.44 Billion Sale Of Premium Cigar Business

Today, Imperial Brands PLC completed the sale of its premium cigar business to an investment consortium for 1.225 billion euros ($1.44 billion). The sale includes a vast array of …

October 29, 2020
Nicaragua Cigar Industry Cancels Puro Sabor 2021 Festival

Nicaragua Cigar Industry Cancels Puro Sabor 2021 Festival

The 2021 edition of Puro Sabor, Nicaragua’s largest premium cigar celebration, has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead, the country’s cigar manufacturer’s and …

October 15, 2020