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 529 (3/18/23)

The Headlines

PCA Responds to FDA’s Proposed New Requirements for Tobacco Product Manufacturing Practices and Outlines Consequences

Following the issuing of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s proposed requirements for tobacco product manufacturing processes to the Federal Register, the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) issued a response on the proposed rules. In addition the organization warned of some of the consequences of such rules. We got the details here.

Procigar Festival 2023

This week we concluded coverage of Procigar’s 2023 Festival from Santiago, Dominican Republic. Here are our reports to date:

TPE 2023: The Cigar Releases

While we didn’t attend the Total Product Expo (TPE) 2023, it seemed like there was a good amount of products that were introduced. This week we published a running board of the companies that have reported TPE releases or have informed Cigar Coop of a TPE release. You can find that information here.

Contest – Blackened M81 Swag Pack Giveaway

We are giving away a really cool Blackened M81 Swag Gift Pack from Drew Estate.

  • Blackened M81 Branded Cigar and Whiskey Carrying Case (No Cigars or Whiskey included)
  • Blackened M81 Branded Lighter
  • Blackened M81 Branded Cigar Rest


The News

Product Reports

Other News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

  • None this week

The Smoking Syndicate

  • None this week


Features and Blog


Feature Story

  • None this week

The Blog

  • None this week

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

  •  No Show This Week

Prime Time Special Edition

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

3/20  Prime Time Jukebox Episode 92: 2023 Dedicaions Show
3/23 Prime Time Episode 260: Jeffrey Amendola and Chris Monaco, Amendola Family Cigar Co
3/28 Prime Time Special Edition 138: The Great Smoke Post Game Show

On This Date…

On this date March 18th