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 399 (9/19/20)


The Headlines

Nat Sherman Townhouse Closes Its Doors

After 90 years in business, the Nat Sherman Townhouse has closed its doors for good. We’ve got the details here.



This week Cigar Coop’s daily publication streak hit 3000 consecutive days! Thank you to our audience, sponsors, and strategic partners.

Cigar Coop Battle of the Bands Sampler Pack

We are participating in a competition sponsored by Smoke Inn with other media brands to see who can build the best sampler pack. You can find out the details here and how to get the samplers.


The News

Summer of ’20 Coverage

Our Summer of ’20 product coverage wrapped up on September 16. We will be publishing additional Spotlight reports. Post September 16 product announcements will be a part of our regular news coverage.

Summer of ’20 Spotlights

This Week’s Coverage (Finished 9/16/20)

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.
  • New York: A bill has been introduced in Suffolk County to raise the tobacco purchase age to 25. Cigar Rights of America has opposed the bill and has issued a Call to Action.

Cigar Reviews


Features and Blog

The Blog

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

Prime Time Jukebox

  • No Show This Week


Upcoming Schedule

9/24: Prime Time Episode 157: Dylan Austin, Davidoff of Geneva
9/28: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 19: Live in Concert!!

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