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 412 (12/19/20)


The Headlines

2020 Cigar of the Year Countdown

Our 2020 Cigar of the Year Countdown started on December 4th and will run through January 4th. During this time we will count down the top 30 cigars of 2020. This week the following cigars were unveiled:

The criteria for the 2020 Countdown can be found here.

J.C. Newman Ultimate Giveaway Contest to be Announced December 21, 2020

J.C. Newman has recently made available some J.C. Newman Brick House Culebra Muestra sets to Cigar Coop to use as a contest. Instead of just giving them away individually, we have once again assembled an Ultimate Giveaway!  This includes some more fun items from the Cigar Coop Battle of the Bands. This grand prize pack is worth $150.00. The contest is closed and the winners will be announced on December 21 on Cigar Coop.


The News

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

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

12/19 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 26: In Memoriam 2020
1/5  Prime Time Special Edition 91: The Unauthorized CA Top 25 Pre-Game Show
1/7 Prime Time Episode 169: James Brown, Oveja Negra Brands

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