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Cigar News: Cigar Rights of America Breaks Down World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

FROM THE CIGAR RIGHTS OF AMERICA Today, February 6, the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) convened in Panama City, Panama. This meeting of COP was originally scheduled to be held in November of last year, but was postponed due to ongoing security concerns. Read more about Cigar News: Cigar Rights of America Breaks Down World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)[…]

Cigar News: Aganorsa is the New Cuba!

Aganorsa Leaf has traditionally made blends for experienced aficionados, not for those who prefer a light cigar, new enthusiasts, or those who occasionally enjoy a premium smoke. A perfect choice for the largest segment of the market! Thanks to feedback from our retail partners, that is about to change thanks to our upcoming release—New Cuba Read more about Cigar News: Aganorsa is the New Cuba![…]

Cigar News: CAO Taps AI for Virtual Hot Rod Dream Machine Tool

Cruising behind CAO’s release of the mammoth Resonator cigar is the “Flathead Dream Machine,” an AI tool that puts the CAO smoker in the driver’s seat. As the first brand to explore ever-evolving AI technology, CAO gives its fans the chance to take the wheel and build the virtual hot rod of their dreams. With Read more about Cigar News: CAO Taps AI for Virtual Hot Rod Dream Machine Tool[…]

Cigar News: Enébes Tabac Enters the Premium Cigar Market with 9 New Blends and a Book

Welcome the newest cigar brand to hit the market – Enébes Tabac. The brand was founded by John Garofalo (no relation to 2-Guys Smoke Shop Dave Garofolo). John is a seasoned entrepreneur whose passion for cigar culture led to a series of leafy pursuits. The rapid success of his brick-and-mortar cigar shop in Shrewsbury, New Read more about Cigar News: Enébes Tabac Enters the Premium Cigar Market with 9 New Blends and a Book[…]

Cigar News: Drunk Chicken Cigars Set to Make a Splash at PCA24 in Las Vegas

Drunk Chicken Cigars is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming Premium Cigar Association’s 2024 trade show (PCA24) in Las Vegas. This highly anticipated event, taking place from Mar 22 – 25, will serve as a platform for Drunk Chicken Cigars to showcase its latest offerings and connect with retailers, enthusiasts, and industry professionals. Read more about Cigar News: Drunk Chicken Cigars Set to Make a Splash at PCA24 in Las Vegas[…]

Cigar News: La Gloria Cubana Releases 2024 Allocation of Corojo de Oro

La Gloria Cubana is shipping the 2024 allocation of Corojo de Oro, a limited-edition blend that debuted in 2023 and is named after a proprietary hybrid tobacco. The varietal was developed in “innovation” fields in Mao, a picturesque valley in Northwestern Dominican Republic where La Gloria Cubana’s agronomists breed tobaccos for small batch releases. Called Read more about Cigar News: La Gloria Cubana Releases 2024 Allocation of Corojo de Oro[…]

Cigar News: Lampert Cigars Plans Launch of the Limitada 2023 at PCA 2024

The Lampert Limitada 2023 is a 6 ½ x 56 toro gordo that uses an Ecuadorian criollo 98 wrapper over an Ecuadorian habano 2000 binder and fillers from Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and Peru. The cigars were rolled in 2023; hence the Lampert Limitada has an additional band with 2023 embossed. A select number Read more about Cigar News: Lampert Cigars Plans Launch of the Limitada 2023 at PCA 2024[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announces Release of Limited Edition “The Year of the Dragon”

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower since 1865, announces the release of the limited edition “The Year of the Dragon”. This is the fourth limited edition offering by Plasencia commemorating the Chinese New Year. This limited-edition brand is offered in a Torpedo 6 ½ x 54 Vitola. A total of 3,000 boxes of “The Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announces Release of Limited Edition “The Year of the Dragon”[…]

Cigar News: E.P. Carrillo Introduces the Encore Black – An Enhanced Ode to the 2018 Cigar of the Year

E.P. Carrillo Cigars is proud to announce the late February launch of the Encore Black. This new addition builds upon the legacy of the Encore, which was awarded Cigar Aficionado’s #1 Cigar of the Year in 2018. The Encore Black symbolizes the Perez-Carrillo family’s commitment to excellence in cigar craftsmanship, a journey that began over Read more about Cigar News: E.P. Carrillo Introduces the Encore Black – An Enhanced Ode to the 2018 Cigar of the Year[…]

Cigar News: Punch Rare Corojo Returns

Punch Rare Corojo is making its annual return to retail, featuring a lineup of the brand’s perennial bestsellers. The 2024 release ships to retailers today (February 1). Punch Rare Corojo is the premium cigar category’s first seasonal cigar. After a shortage of wrapper leaves caused the blend to disappear from retail for several years, it Read more about Cigar News: Punch Rare Corojo Returns[…]

Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Strengthens European Presence

Hiram & Solomon Cigars proudly announced the appointment of Benoit Bail-Danel as its new Brand Manager for the European market. Benoit comes to Hiram & Solomon with a decade of marketing experience and a proven track record in brand strategy and international distribution. His expertise in market research, campaign management, and cross-functional collaboration positions him Read more about Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Strengthens European Presence[…]

Cigar News: CRA Reports the DOJ Filed Initial Brief in CAA et al v. FDA

The Cigar Rights of America reported that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed its initial brief on behalf of the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA), and Premium Cigar Association (PCA) v FDA.  Read more about Cigar News: CRA Reports the DOJ Filed Initial Brief in CAA et al v. FDA[…]

Cigar News: Premium Cigar Industry Gets Ready for Veneto™ by Palió®

Quality Importers Trading Company ® (QI) the leading accessory supplier to the worldwide premium cigar trade, launches the Palió® Veneto™, a quadruple jet-flame desktop lighter meticulously designed to elevate the cigar aficionado’s experience. The Palió® Veneto™ Quad Lighter, fuses function and style, with its elongated diamond flame, protective cap, textured body, and vibrant colors with Read more about Cigar News: Premium Cigar Industry Gets Ready for Veneto™ by Palió®[…]

Cigar News: Enter the Dragon! Punch Announces Dragon Fire to Celebrate the Year of the Dragon

2024 will be the first Year of the Dragon since 2012 and Punch will mark the momentous moment in the Chinese zodiac on February 1, 2024, when a limited-edition smoke called Dragon Fire ships to retailers. The new release marks the sixth installment of the brand’s highly successful Chinese New Year Series which has included Read more about Cigar News: Enter the Dragon! Punch Announces Dragon Fire to Celebrate the Year of the Dragon[…]