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 373 (3/21/20)



The impacts of the CoronaVirus have hit the cigar industry. We covered the initial impacts here:

There have been reports of several factories voluntarily closing in the Dominican Republic for limited periods of time. Tabacalera de Aragon, the factory that produces JSK Cigars has also announced it is closing for 30 days.

Other announcements:

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 remains is now 85.


Agile Cigar Reviews

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • No Show This Week

Prime Time Jukebox

  • No Show This Week


Prime Time

3/26 Episode 131: Media Pantel #9

Prime Time Special Edition

3/24 Special Edition #70: Rocky Patel Mount Rushmore

Prime Time Jukebox

3/23 Episode 6 Dedications Show

On this date Mar 21