The Cigar Industry Report is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop. It combines 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 at 8am Eastern Time.

Cigar Industry Report: Edition 560 (10/21/23)

The Headlines


PCA Changes Media Credential Process Including Dropping Badge Fees for Media

The 2024 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Trade Show will see some significant changes coming for the media covering the show. The changes will include the dropping of media being charged a fee to attend the Trade Show and loopholes involving media getting badges from manufacturers for entrance to the Trade Show. In addition, the PCA is now saying that the media will also be required to provide credentials to attend the Trade Show. We have the details here.

Hand Rolled: J.C. Newman Cigar Co. Makes Debut

The first installment of Hand Rolled’s new docuseries Hand Rolled, “Hand Rolled: J.C Newman Cigar Co.” is now available on YouTube. This tells the story of the J.C. Newman Cigar Company. You can click here to watch it.


The News

Product Reports

Other News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

The Smoking Syndicate

  • None this week


Features and Blog


Feature Story

  • None this week

The Blog

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • None this Week

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

10/23: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 111: First Verses
10/24 Prime Time Special Edition 148: La Zona Palooza Pre-Game
10/26: Prime Time Episode 286: Christian Eiroa, C.L.E. Cigar Company

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