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 376 (4/11/20)

Feature of the Week: Aganorsa Leaf Brings Back the JFR Lunatic Torch 

Aganorsa Leaf’s JFR Lunatic Torch has returned, this time in new sizes and with new packaging. 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 remains 85.
  • New York:  A proposed tax increase on cigars up to 75%  is being proposed in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget.
  • Virginia: Governor Ralph Northam is proposing increasing the OTP tax, which includes premium cigars, by 100%.


Agile Cigar Reviews

The Blog

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • No Show This Week

Prime Time Jukebox

  • No Show This Week


Prime Time

4/16 Episode 134: Michael Cappellini, Toscano Cigars

Prime Time Special Edition

4/14 Special Edition #72: Justin Andrews, General Cigar Company

Prime Time Jukebox

4/20 Episode 8 The Metal Show

On this date Apr 11