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PCA Furloughs Entire Staff In Wake Of Pandemic

PCA Furloughs Entire Staff In Wake Of Pandemic

The Premium Cigar Association announced today that the organization will be placing all seven members of its staff on furlough, with benefits, beginning July 15. The group blamed …

July 1, 2020
U.S. Cigar Imports Slow in First Quarter

U.S. Cigar Imports Slow in First Quarter

Cigar shipments in the U.S. were down in the first quarter of the year, off 9.5 percent from the first three months of 2019. Only some of this slowdown, however, can be blamed on …

June 29, 2020
Oliva Cigars Helps Factory Workers’ Children Access Education

Oliva Cigars Helps Factory Workers’ Children Access Education

As part of a long-term commitment, Oliva Cigars, owned by Belgium-based J. Cortès, is donating part of its profits directly to its factory's nearby Catholic primary school (now …

June 26, 2020
Rocky Patel, Oliva, Alec Bradley, And Crowned Heads Hitting Road Together

Rocky Patel, Oliva, Alec Bradley, And Crowned Heads Hitting Road Together

Rocky Patel, Oliva, Alec Bradley and Crowned Heads have joined together to schedule a traveling miniature trade show that will stop at 15 U.S. cities to replace the cancelled PCA …

June 11, 2020
Gurkha Cigars Founder Resigns In Wake of Social Media Controversy

Gurkha Cigars Founder Resigns In Wake of Social Media Controversy

After a controversial Facebook post regarding the Black Lives Matter movement sparked internet outrage, Gurkha Cigars founder Kaizad Hansotia has stepped down as company chairman.

June 11, 2020
Cigar Factories Around The World Reopen After Closing For Pandemic

Cigar Factories Around The World Reopen After Closing For Pandemic

Today, most cigar factories have reopened their doors, and cigars are once again flowing into distribution channels. Many have also instituted changes to keep their workers safe.

June 5, 2020
Amid the Riots, Vandals Ransack Cigar Shops

Amid the Riots, Vandals Ransack Cigar Shops

The Lone Wolf Cigar Co. in Santa Monica, California was ransacked two nights ago during one of the nation’s many simultaneous riots that’s come with some of the protests respondin…

June 2, 2020
Drew Estate To Ship Year of the Rats for Virtual Events

Drew Estate To Ship Year of the Rats for Virtual Events

As a special incentive, Drew Estate will be shipping the new Liga Privada Unico Serie Year of the Rat to Drew Diplomat retailers hosting virtual events, starting on June 1.

May 29, 2020
InterTabac Trade Show Postponed Due to Covid-19

InterTabac Trade Show Postponed Due to Covid-19

The annual cigar and tobacco convention, which is normally held in Dortmund, Germany, has been postponed due to the risks associated with the Covid-19 pandemic.

May 28, 2020