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Although FDA’s just-extended deadlines for cigars buoyed spirits, attendance and smoke clouds in the hall were definitely lighter than previous years. more

Sep 13, 2017 7:30 AM Features

China’s cigar market has ushered in a new round of robust growth as the four major tobacco industrial companies launched operations to significantly upgrade products and sharpen their competitive edge. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:00 PM Features

Oettinger Davidoff AG announced in late May the official inauguration of its new factory in Danlí, Honduras. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Zagreb-based company, Camelot, will be presenting a new Croatian cigar, the Terra Magica, which is expected to dominate the Croatian market in the next several years. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Cigars: Spotlight on Honduras

LUC MONNET

One of the top cigar countries, Honduras is often in the limelight, and for good reason. During a recent trip in March, it was obvious that the future of the country is very close to the future of its cigars, and vice-versa. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM Features

An experienced marketing manager, she has worked for the traditional cigar company in Bünde since 1993 and had a major hand in the firm’s launch of its long filler segment. more

May 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

Five US healthcare organizations are calling for a ban on all candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah tobacco, asserting that these products are undermining national efforts to reduce youth tobacco use. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Canadian government has amended to the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps, and most cigars sold on the Canadian market, effectively expanding flavor restrictions to 95% of the country’s entire tobacco market. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Where the best cigars come from is a long-debated topic amongst cigar connoisseurs. Many swear by Cuban cigars as the gold standard. Others say that while they are of excellent quality, Cuban cigars are not necessarily the best. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM Features

With major shakes from FDA regulations in the USA, TPD2 and plain packaging implementations in some European countries, and more stringent measures in markets that had been relatively spared so far, our world is evolving. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:00 AM Features

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on February 1, a hike in excise duty on cigars, cheroots, pan masala, cigarettes, and other related tobacco products. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

The FDA’s deeming rule has had another profound effect – it is blocking sending cigars to US troops. more

Nov 1, 2016 11:00 PM News

FDA's Regulation Shaker

Nahuan Photo

Whether in Europe with the TPD2 or in the US with the new US Food & Drug Administration regulation, the cigar world feels that it is in the shaker for a new cocktail recipe, and it’s one that tastes slightly sour. more

Nov 1, 2016 9:00 PM Features

“InterTabac was once again the meeting place for the international tobacco industry and InterSupply has successfully developed,” an attendee says. more

Nov 1, 2016 8:45 AM Features

Extending its authority to e-cigarettes and cigars, the Food and Drug Administration issues letters to 24 websites for illegal sales to minors more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Products

Cigars as we know them now are a fairly recent product but they have actually been around for a very long time and have a fascinating history. more

Sep 9, 2016 12:00 AM Features

With complete waste recovery from rejected production, DWR+ ensures economical use of raw materials and efficient production. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing

Santa Cruz do Sul the Brazilian Tobacco Capital

Photo courtesy Souza Cruz

With its gross per capita income 2.5 times larger than the entire state of Rio Grande do Sul, even those who are not huge fans of cigars and cigarettes are celebrating the tobacco industry in Santa Cruz do Sul. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM Features

United States announces its final “deeming” regulations for cigars, pipe and hookah tobacco, and electronic cigarettes. more

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

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Aficionados have a real and strong passion for the best-known production of these countries and might have recurrent dreams about them, but how many actually visit the birthplaces of their favourite cigars? more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features


From the Associate editor


Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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