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 493 (7/9/22)

The Headlines

Court Rules FDA’s Final Deeming Rule Not to Exempt Premium Cigars was Arbitrary and Capricious

In what could be considered a major win for the cigar industry, Judge Amit P. Mehta of the U.S. District Court of Columbia has ruled the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision to not exempt premium cigars from regulation on the Final Deeming Rule was arbitrary and capricious. We have the details here.

Fuente and Padrón Legends to be Unveiled at 2022 PCA Trade Show

We know the long-awaited project between Fuente and Padrón will be unveiled, and know the name will be Legends. Details are still sparse, but you can read about them here.

E.P. Carrillo Allegiance to be Produced at Oliva Cigar

Last week Oliva Cigar announced that E.P. Carrillo would be producing one of its cigars. This week came word that Oliva would now produce a cigar for E.P. Carrillo called the Allegiance. Read more here.

Cigar Coop Ironman Daily Publication Streak Surpasses 10-Year Mark

On July 3, 2012, the decision was made to turn Cigar Coop into a daily publication. Since then we have published original content (no rinse/no repeat/no recycled) each and every day. This past week we reached the 10-year mark of never missing a day. We look back at things in this article.

2022 PCA Trade Show Opens

The 2022 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Trade Show officially opens today in Las Vegas, Nevada. Convention activities started yesterday. If you want to know who will be there and who is releasing product, be sure to check out The Big Board!

PCA 2022 – The Big Board



The News

Product News

Other News

Legislative News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

The Smoking Syndicate

Features and Blog


Feature Story

The Blog

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

  • None this Week

Prime Time Special Edition

  • None this Week

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

7/21: Prime Time Episode 235: Eddy Guerra, Davidoff
TBA: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 124 TBD
7/25 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 75: TBA

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