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The 2019 China International Cigar Expo will be taking place at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center with more than 50 domestic and foreign enterprises. Read more

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Cuba began the preparations for the next tobacco harvest in the western province of Pinar del Río, the largest producer and supplier of the aromatic leaf for making the island’s most famous cigar brands. Read more

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A.C.E. Prime will be launching its new luxury cigar brand, M.X.S. featuring a special signature series with NBA superstars. Read more

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Two of the largest cigar trade associations filed a joint comment on the US Food and Drug Administration’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking on premium cigar regulation. Read more

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Bespoke Cigars will change the name of its brand to Casdagli for the US market. Read more

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Using an Ecuadorian habano wrapper, a Dominican criollo 98 binder, and piloto cubano fillers, the La Galera 1936 Box Pressed Rounds is a 6 3/4 x 52 vitola that features a round head and a box-pressed foot. Read more

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Good Times will be launching a new line of products in Q4 2018. The company will also be introducing redesigned, attractive packaging for its existing products. Read more

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The group Premium Cigar Retailers of Canada has launched “The Better Cigar Plan”, a new portal that allows Canadian citizens and businesses to easily contact their member of parliament in support of an exemption for premium cigars. Read more

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David Lafferty joined Nat Sherman International as its new executive director of premium cigar sales. Read more

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Tobacco producers are striving to make up for the damage caused by heavy rains and floods as a consequence of tropical storm Alberto. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) appeals a court decision that denied the agency’s request to combine two lawsuits filed over cigar regulations into a single case. Read more

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Norio Hattori, regional marketing director of The Pacific Cigar Co., sits down with Tobacco Asia's Eric Piras to talk about cigars and more. Read more

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The Saudi National Committee for Tobacco Control is in the process of imposing fines on smokers. Read more

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With the acquisition of RNT Machinery S.A. ITMGroup is expanding its activities in the Dominican Republic. Read more

Manufacturing

DIET and Recon to the Fore!

Courtesy of AircoDIET A/S

Dry ice-expanded tobacco (DIET) and reconstituted tobacco have become indispensable components in a wide range of products, from cigarettes to MYO tobacco and even cigars and cigarillos. Tobacco Asia talks to two of the most important suppliers. Read more

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A Q&A session with Dag Holmboe, c.e.o. of The Pacific Cigar Company Ltd. Read more

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Davidoff Cigars is introducing its new limited-edition cigar line and accompanying accessories to mark the Chinese Year of the Dog. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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