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Drew Estate Cancels Barn Smoker Events and Gives Back to Ticketholders

Drew Estate Cancels Barn Smoker Events and Gives Back to Ticketholders

Drew Estate announced yesterday that it will be canceling its 2020 Barn Smoker events as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The American cigar company will host virtual …

May 22, 2020
Canadian Casa del Habano Closing Permanently

Canadian Casa del Habano Closing Permanently

When businesses re-open in Montreal, cigar lovers are going to have one less place to buy their Cubans. The La Casa del Habano, located on Sherbrooke Street West, will be selling …

May 21, 2020
PCA Cancels Annual Trade Show Due to Coronavirus

PCA Cancels Annual Trade Show Due to Coronavirus

The Premium Cigar Association has canceled its 2020 trade show, which was scheduled to take place July 10-14 in Las Vegas. The show has been canceled due to the Coronavirus …

May 14, 2020
A Virtual Tour of Cigar Factories and Fields

A Virtual Tour of Cigar Factories and Fields

Few people are traveling these days, so we turned to our archives that will take you on a number of virtual journeys to fascinating cigar factories and tobacco fields.

May 13, 2020
$1.3 Billion Deal For Imperial’s Premium Cigar Business

$1.3 Billion Deal For Imperial’s Premium Cigar Business

The transaction includes half of Cuba’s Habanos S.A., the world’s largest cigar factory, Tabacalera USA, Casa de Montecristo, JR Cigar and some of the world’s most famous cigar …

April 27, 2020
Régis Broersma Returns to Lead General Cigar Co. as Parent Company Restructures

Régis Broersma Returns to Lead General Cigar Co. as Parent Company Restructures

Scandinavian Tobacco Group, parent company of the General Cigar Company, announced yesterday that Régis Broersma will return as the president of the company, beginning immediately.

April 24, 2020
Cigar Rights of America Executive Leaving Organization

Cigar Rights of America Executive Leaving Organization

J. Glynn Loope will be leaving his post as executive director of Cigar Rights of America (CRA) on November 4, 2020, the day after Election Day. Loope has led CRA since 2008.

April 23, 2020
J.C. Newman Kicks Off #BrickHouseAtMyHouse Contest

J.C. Newman Kicks Off #BrickHouseAtMyHouse Contest

J.C. Newman announced yesterday that it will be partnering with retailers around the country to offer a special bundle of Brick House cigars and kick off a coinciding contest with …

April 22, 2020
Crowned Heads, Ace Prime Launch Bulb Platform to Support Local Cigar Retailers

Crowned Heads, Ace Prime Launch Bulb Platform to Support Local Cigar Retailers

Crowned Heads and ACE Prime Cigars are co-launching a new initiative called Bulb, a subscription service which is designed to help retailers “keep the lights on” by passing along …

April 17, 2020