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Four Kicks Capa Especial Águilas LE 2021 Now Shipping

Four Kicks Capa Especial Águilas LE 2021 Now Shipping

Four Kicks Capa Especial by Crowned Heads is getting a new limited-edition size.

June 16, 2021
Saga Short Tales Goes Box-Pressed for Seventh Size

Saga Short Tales Goes Box-Pressed for Seventh Size

The cigar brand with a box that looks like a story book is getting a new chapter.

June 14, 2021
Limited-Edition Nat Cicco Commemorates 55 Years of the Brand

Limited-Edition Nat Cicco Commemorates 55 Years of the Brand

The celebratory smoke is a thick figurado.

June 11, 2021
Oliva Cigar Co. Celebrates 135th Anniversary with Serie V Perfecto

Oliva Cigar Co. Celebrates 135th Anniversary with Serie V Perfecto

Oliva will celebrate 135 years in the tobacco business with a limited-edition Serie V perfecto.

June 10, 2021
Fuente Fuente OpusX Heaven and Earth Shipping This Week

Fuente Fuente OpusX Heaven and Earth Shipping This Week

The June 2021 release of these unusual, aged Dominican smokes is shipping.

June 8, 2021
EPC Cigar Co. Bringing Back Short Run

EPC Cigar Co. Bringing Back Short Run

EPC Cigar Co. is going old school.

June 3, 2021

cuba

Raúl Castro Steps Down

Raúl Castro Steps Down

The Castro era has come to an end in Cuba.

April 17, 2021
Cuban Government Approves Expansion of Private Business

Cuban Government Approves Expansion of Private Business

Cuba is significantly expanding its private sector in an attempt to revive its Covid-stricken economy.

February 9, 2021
Cuba Cutting Back International Flights In New Year

Cuba Cutting Back International Flights In New Year

Facing a rising number of Covid-19 cases, Cuban authorities announced this week that they will limit flights from the United States and several other nations.

December 29, 2020
Cuba Is Getting Rid of the CUC

Cuba Is Getting Rid of the CUC

The dual currency system is ending on January 1, phasing out the Cuban Convertible Pesos (known as CUCs) wielded by travelers and establishing the Cuban peso as the only legal …

December 15, 2020
Cuba Cancels Habanos Festival

Cuba Cancels Habanos Festival

The Habanos Festival, which would have taken place in a few months, has been canceled “due to the global context we are living,” according to an official statement sent out this …

November 24, 2020
Airbnb’s Cuba Operations Focus of Treasury Department Review

Airbnb’s Cuba Operations Focus of Treasury Department Review

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is investigating Airbnb’s compliance with U.S. sanctions on Cuba, the company revealed this week, and it could …

November 19, 2020

legislation

J.C. Newman Hoping To Import Cuban Tobacco

J.C. Newman Hoping To Import Cuban Tobacco

Newman is asking the U.S. to rethink its position on importing Cuban tobacco leaf.

June 3, 2021
Michigan Tax Cap Bill Passes in House of Representatives

Michigan Tax Cap Bill Passes in House of Representatives

The Great Lake State is one step closer to making its tobacco tax cap permanent.

May 19, 2021
California Cigar Tax to Increase in July

California Cigar Tax to Increase in July

California’s state tobacco tax will increase by 11.5 percent on the first of July.

May 18, 2021
FDA Aims to Ban Flavored Cigars

FDA Aims to Ban Flavored Cigars

If you’re one to smoke a flavored cigar, your days of enjoying a smoke like this might be numbered.

April 29, 2021
Michigan Starts Process to Make Tobacco Tax Cap Permanent

Michigan Starts Process to Make Tobacco Tax Cap Permanent

The meeting concluded with a landslide bipartisan vote in support of the tax.

April 14, 2021
Smoking Reinstated in Michigan Cigar Lounges

Smoking Reinstated in Michigan Cigar Lounges

Michigan cigar lovers rejoice: lounges are now open for smoking.

March 19, 2021

cigar industry

Las Vegas Big Smoke Seminar Tickets Sell Out—Tickets Still Available for Evening Events

Las Vegas Big Smoke Seminar Tickets Sell Out—Tickets Still Available for Evening Events

The seminars sold out on Wednesday, June 10.

June 10, 2021
Fourteen Cigarmakers Throw Their Support Behind PCA

Fourteen Cigarmakers Throw Their Support Behind PCA

Fourteen prominent handmade cigar companies pledged their support for the PCA in a joint statement.

May 28, 2021
China to Host International Cigar Expo in November

China to Host International Cigar Expo in November

China will be hosting its second ever International Cigar Expo this fall.

May 12, 2021
A Father’s Day Cigar Gallery

A Father’s Day Cigar Gallery

Many of the cigars we smoke are made by fathers working alongside sons or daughters.

May 7, 2021
Premium Cigar Shipments Continue to Soar

Premium Cigar Shipments Continue to Soar

The U.S. cigar market is off to an extremely strong start for 2021.

May 6, 2021