The Cigar Industry Report is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop. It is a combination of the news reports, cigar reviews, and assessment updates we do throughout the week. In addition, each week we will look back at Cigar Coop history. Look for this report every Saturday morning at 8am Eastern Time.

Cigar Industry Report: Edition 339 (7/27/19)


Feature of the Week: Facebook Announces Restrictions on Cigar Sales and Giveaways

This week CNN reported that new restrictions on cigar sales and giveaways coming to Facebook and Instagram. Here are the details.

2019 IPCPR Product Reports:

2019 IPCPR Spotlight

Other News

Legislative News

  • U.S. Senate: S.9 is a proposed piece of legislation that calls for an exemption from FDA Regulation for premium handmade cigars. This week no new co-sponsors were added. The total number of sponsors remains at 15.
  • U.S. House of Representatives: H.R.1854 is the House Companion Bill to S.9. This week Ben Cline [R-Virginia] and Andy Biggs [R-Arizona] were added as co-sponsors. The total number of sponsors is now at 78.
  • FDA: This past week we reported on Cigar Companies and Trade Organizations issuing comments to the FDA on Substantial Equivalence


Prime Time Show

This past week we published Prime Time Episode 102: Industry Panel #6 – Miguel Schoedel and Jack Toraño and broadcasted Prime Time Episode 103 – Juan Martinez – Joya de Nicaragua

Prime Time Special Edition

Prime Time Special Edition #57: The Desert Rose Show with Robert Holt


Prime Time

Episode 104 (8/1/19): Alan Rubin, Alec Bradley

Prime Time Special Edition

To be Announced

On this date July 27th…