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 392 (8/1/20)


The Headlines

Ten Years of Cigar Coop

On August 15, 2020, Cigar Coop will mark its ten-year anniversary. In the next ten weeks leading up to the event, we will publish a ten-part series looking back at the history of Cigar Coop. This week we published the seventh installment.

RoMa Craft Tobac Cancels September Weaselfest

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another event as the September date for RoMa Craft Tobac’s Weaselfest is a no-go. We’ve got the details here.

The News

Summer of ’20 Coverage

We will be replacing our normal IPCPR/PCA Pre-Game Coverage with “Summer of ’20 Coverage.” This will focus on the products many cigar companies plan to release this summer.

Summer of ’20 Spotlights

This Week’s Coverage

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 remains 85.

Cigar Reviews


Features and Blog

The Blog

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • No Show This Week

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

8/4: Prime Time Special Edition 81: Omar de Frias, Fratello Cigars
8/6: Prime Time Episode 150: George Rico, Gran Habano
8/10: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 16: Album Archaeology #3: The Unforgettable Fire

On This Date…

On this date July 25th.