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The bill is back. Today on Capitol Hill, U.S. Representative Bill Posey (R-FL) reintroduced a house bill to block the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s efforts to impose its regulation on the premium cigar industry.
Ever wonder what would happen if you took the wrapper off a classic Davidoff White label cigar and replaced it with a Cuban-seed wrapper from Ecuador? If the answer is yes, then the new Davidoff 702 Series will satisfy your curiosity. The Swiss cigarma…
In an industry farewell of sorts, Matt Booth, owner of the Room101 series of cigar brands, told Cigar Aficionado that he’s leaving the cigar business, severing ties with Davidoff of Geneva, the Swiss cigar corporation that distributed his cigar lines f…
Cigar lovers, mark your calendars: Cigar Aficionado’s Big Smoke is heading to the sunny shores of Miami Beach. A grand evening of premium cigars, spirits and camaraderie is set to take place on April 7 at the iconic Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami—and t…
Scandinavian Tobacco Group, the parent company of General Cigar and one of the world’s largest cigar and pipe tobacco producers, reported flat sales but slightly increased profits for the first nine months of 2016. The company’s handmade cigar segment …
The biggest cigar industry trade show has a new date and venue. The 2017 IPCPR convention and trade show has been moved to the Las Vegas Convention Center, and has will now begin five days earlier, running July 10 through July 14.
Cigarmaker A.J. Fernandez has been very busy. So busy that he’s bought another factory. In October, Fernandez purchased the former San Rafael factory in Ocotál, Nicaragua from Fidel Olivas. It’s now been renamed the San Lotano factory (after Fernandez…