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Weekly News (Mar. 9, 2020)

News AGANORSA Leaf Ships Supreme Leaf Alec Bradley Adding Black Market Estelí Diamond CAA Names Tyler Menzler Director of Legislative Affairs Cohiba Royale Nears Debut Emilio Cigars Ships La Musa…

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Davidoff: New travel humidors 2020

Davidoff introduced two new Davidoff travel humidors 2020 variants. The new models - Outdoor and Explorer 2020 - were developed with Marcello Bottino, an Italian Designer and craftsman with the goal…

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SmokeInn March 2020 Cigar Of The Month Club

Here is this month’s unboxing of the SmokeInn Sampler of the Month Club. Signups are here: https://www.smokeinn.com/Cigar-of-the-Month-Club-Monthly-Subscription.html Support CigarObsession on Subscribestar: https://www.subscribestar.com/cigarobsession CO Recommended Products: https://www.amazon.com/shop/cigarobsession
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2020 CA Report: 5 Top Cigar Box Buys for Beginners

You’ve passed cigar boot camp - now it’s time to go all in on your first box. So many choices…so little time. We make it easy with our five first…

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Everyone Will Be Happy in Their Own Way!

In a few weeks’ time, Heinrich Villiger is turning 90. He has experienced a great deal – the ups and downs of the cigar industry, a world war, economic miracles,…

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Cigar Journal Spring Issue: Important Shipping information

Due to the actual situation with the Corona Virus our shipping of the new Spring Issue in the Asian Pacific region is delayed and will approx. start March 9, 2020.…

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Roy MacLaren Joins El Septimo

Roy MacLaren, a cigar industry veteran, has joined El Septimo Cigars as the company’s executive vice-president. MacLaren is best known for his time at Gurkha, a nearly nine-year run that…

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CAA Names Tyler Menzler Director of Legislative Affair

Tyler Menzler is the new director of legislative affairs for the Cigar Association of America (CAA). He most recently served as a congressional policy analyst in the Office of Congressional…

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The first official qualification tournament with the new official Rocky Patel cigar was held in Riga, Latvia on February 29. Many were anxious to see how slow the new cigar…

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The Shapiro family has been in the cigar business for nearly 100 years.

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Weekly News (Mar. 2, 2020)

News Bolívar Belicosos Finos Reserva Cosecha 2016 Announced Colibri Adds Quasar Desktop Humidor Diesel Delirium to Hit Stores in March H. Upmann Super Magnum Slated as Next Colección Habanos Release…

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Padilla Cigars Hires Todd Vance as Director of Sales

Padilla Cigars has hired Todd Vance as the company’s new director of sales, a move confirmed to halfwheel by Ernesto Padilla. Padilla said that a formal announcement is forthcoming, but added…

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Cigar Boxes Decoded: Arturo Fuente Don Carlos

Cigar boxes are more than marketing - they are art, just like the cigars inside. But what do the symbols really mean? We asked Liana Fuente to decode the marks,…

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Colibri Adds Quasar Desktop Humidor

Colibri has launched a new, smaller desktop humidor in the company’s signature Quasar design. Designed to hold between 40-45 cigars, the cedar-lined humidor measures 12 x 9 x 4.5 inches…

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STG Reports $1.01 Billion in Revenue for 2019

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)—parent of General Cigar Co., Cigars International and others—has reported its 2019 fiscal results. The company generated DKK 6.87 billion ($1.01 billion) in revenue with an EBITDA…

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NEW BOOK: Great Places To Smoke A Cigar

There’s a new cigar book coming. Great Places To Smoke A Cigar is the new bible for the travelling cigar lover;
a reference piece for the epicure who wants to enjoy…

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West Virginia Tobacco Tax Increase Won’t Advance

While the West Virginia Senate passed a bill that would raise the state’s tobacco tax rate on cigars and other tobacco products from 12 percent to 50 percent of the…

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STEAKS, COCKTAILS & CIGARS | NEW JERSEY, CIGAR FRIENDLY

Sofia, situated just outside New York City in the heart of Englewood, New Jersey, is an upscale, farm-to-table Italian steakhouse that elevates the cigar experience to a new level.

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Manhattan Beach, Calif. Bans All Tobacco Sales

Manhattan Beach, Calif. has banned the sale of tobacco products within city limits. Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the city will no longer allow retailers to sell tobacco products—including e-cigarettes and…

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Last year, Habanos S.A. released the Romeo y Julieta 8 Maravillas to celebrate Chinese New Year, now a Hoyo de Monterrey will be used for the 2021 celebration. The Hoyo de…

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UPS Updates WorldShip, Tobacco COD Shipments Still Allowed

Last week, UPS representatives began informing customers that it would no longer be able to ship tobacco products using COD. As it turns out, that will not be the case.…

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Partagás Legado Selected for Lone 2020 Edición Limitada

Typically, Habanos S.A. releases three new Edición Limitada cigars ever year. This year, there will only be one. That cigar is the Partagás Legado, which measures 6 1/8 (157mm) x…

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Montecristo Herederos Celebrates 30 Years of La Casa del Habanos

This year marks both the 85th anniversary of the Montecristo marca and the 30th anniversary of the La Casa del Habano brand. And Habanos S.A. has one cigar to honor…

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Habanos S.A. Announces $531 Million in Revenue for 2019

Corporación Habanos S.A., the worldwide distributor for Cuban cigars, has announced that it generated $531 million in revenue for 2019. While that number is slightly less than the $537 million…

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Weekly News (Feb. 24, 2020)

News El Septimo Launching Gilgamesh Collection Next Month Gran Habano Announces Price Increase My Father Adding Sizes to The Judge and La Opulencia Stacy Thrasher Named President of Cigar Association…

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