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 401 (10/3/20)


The Headlines

PCA/CRA Host Town Meeting

On Tuesday September 29, 2020, the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) and Cigar Rights of America (CRA) hosted a virtual Town Hall meeting. You can watch it here.  We took two stories from the Town Hall:

Cigar Coop Battle of the Bands Sampler Pack

This is the final week. Next week stay tuned for an exciting contest.

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 are still publishing additional Spotlight reports.

Summer of ’20 Spotlights

Product 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

10/6: Prime Time Special Edition 85: Cigar Media & Aging Experiment #3
10/8: Prime Time Episode 159: Oliver Nivaud, United Cigars

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