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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

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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 Product News

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 News

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

Valley smallholder farmers in Manicaland have made a breakthrough into lucrative cigar tobacco farming after clinching a market in Germany, the country’s Financial Gazette reports. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf News

The fresh style and distinctive packaging of Cheyenne Cigars’ first limited edition style, Tropical 100s, has earned the product the 2016 Best New Tobacco Product title at the 2016 Tobacco Plus Expo. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Product 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

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The largest cigar market growth in the last 10 years (in terms of value) has been in Asia, with China being the fastest growing country for consumption. more

May 4, 2016 12:00 AM Features

This year, the beginning of the Western calendar almost coincides with the start of the Chinese year. Somehow the monkey (the animal of the new Chinese year) seems to inspire cigar makers more than the other Chinese zodiac animals… more

Mar 3, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Dec 3, 2015 12:00 AM News


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