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 516 (12/17/22)

The Headlines


2022 Cigar of the Year Countdown

This week, we continued the Countdown for the Top 30 Cigars for 2022. This is the 13th consecutive year we have run a Countdown. Here are the details and criteria for the Countdown.

New Zealand Parliament Passes Ban of Tobacco Sales to Next Generation

The New Zealand Parliament has passed legislation that will bar the sale and supply of tobacco products to anyone born on or after January 1st, 2009. In essence, this implements the prohibition of tobacco products to anyone who is younger than 14 as of January 1st at any time in the future. Premium cigars are included in the banned products. We got details here.

The News

Product Reports

Other News

  • None this week

Legislative News

Cigar Reviews


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Agile Cigar Reviews

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The Smoking Syndicate

Features and Blog


Feature Story

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The Blog

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Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

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Prime Time Jukebox

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Upcoming Schedule

12/20 Prime Time Special Edition 132: CA Top 25 Recap
12/22  Prime Time Episode 252: Tim Wong
TBA  Prime Time Jukebox Episode 85: Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs Part 10: 50 to 1

On This Date…

On this date December 17th