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 394 (8/15/20)


The Headlines

Ten Years of Cigar Coop

Today is the tenth anniversary of Cigar Coop. Thank you to our audience, readers, sponsors, and strategic partners. The ten-part series below reflects on the past ten years of Cigar Coop.

Two Guys Smoke Shop Cancels 2020 35th Anniversary Party

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another event. This week Two Guys Smoke Shop cancelled its 35th-anniversary party due to the strict attendance limit placed by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker on gatherings. The annual anniversary party in past years has grown into one of the largest events in the Northeast. We’ve got the details here.

CigarJukebox.Com Returns

We have brought back the Cigar Jukebox Website as a place to keep the music going in between Prime Time Jukebox shows. 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

  • No Product Reports This Week

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

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

8/19: Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Special
8/12: Prime Time Episode 152: Abe Dababneh

On This Date…

On this date Aug 15th.