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 345 (9/7/19)

Feature of the Week: TPE Trade Show Announces Incentives for Manufacturers and Retailers

Last week, Tobacco Media Group (TMG) announced some more details around its plans for the 2020 Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE 2020). Included in the announcement were plans to offer incentives to exhibitors and retailers participating in the 2020 show. We’ve got the details here.

News and Previews

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 79.


Agile Cigar Reviews

Editor’s Corner

This month’s editorial is our IPCPR Epilogue

Prime Time Show

  • For Episode 107, we welcomed Luis Cuevas Jr of Casa Cuevas Cigars.
  • For Episode 108, we welcomed Nick Perdomo of Perdomo Cigars.

Prime Time Special Edition

No Show this week


Prime Time

Episode 109 (9/12/19): TBA

Prime Time Special Edition

Special Edition 60 (9/10/19): Glynn Loope, Cigar Rights of America

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