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La Palina and Room101 to Host Virtual Cigar Event

La Palina and Room101 to Host Virtual Cigar Event

Cigarmakers La Palina and Room101 have announced that they are launching a retailer care package program effective immediately and are also hosting a live virtual cigar event on …

April 3, 2020
Crowned Heads To Distribute ACE Prime Cigars

Crowned Heads To Distribute ACE Prime Cigars

Crowned Heads LLC and ACE Prime Cigars have formed a strategic alliance that will have Crowned Heads handle all distribution of ACE Prime’s products.

April 2, 2020
Humidor Maker Vigilant to Produce Face Shields for Healthcare Workers

Humidor Maker Vigilant to Produce Face Shields for Healthcare Workers

Vigilant Inc., a New Hampshire-based humidor manufacturer, is making personal protective gear for medical personnel at healthcare facilities that have equipment shortages.

April 1, 2020
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