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 340 (8/3/19)


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

Last week CNN reported that new restrictions on cigar sales and giveaways were coming to Facebook and Instagram. This week we gave our thoughts on what this means to the industry.

Feature of the Week: The 2019 IPCPR Post Game Report

This week we published our annual Post Game Report evaluating the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show.

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 no new co-sponsors were added. The total number of sponsors is now at 78.
  • Ohio: The city of Dayton will no longer hire city employees who use tobacco products.

Agile Cigar Reviews

Prime Time Show

For Episode 104, our special guest was Alec Bradley Cigars’ founder Alan Rubin.

Prime Time Special Edition

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


Prime Time

Episode 105 (8/8/19): Rafael Nodal, Altadis/Boutique Blends

Prime Time Special Edition

Special Edition #58 (8/6/19): Drew Estate Mount Rushmore & Aging Room Experiment #3
Special Edition #59 (8/20/19): Alec and Bradley Rubin, Alec Bradley Cigars

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