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 565 (11/25/23)

The Headlines

New Zealand to Repeal Generational Smoking Ban

New Zealand’s new coalition government plans to repeal the country’s generational smoking ban. The ban, which went into effect on January 1, 2023, would have prohibited tobacco products from being purchased for anyone born after 2009. We got the details here.

The 2023 Cigar of the Year Countdown Begins December 8

We announced the dates for the 2023 Cigar of the Year Countdown

The News

Product Reports

Other News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

The Smoking Syndicate

  • None (See Podcasts)


Features and Blog


Feature Story

  • None this week

The Blog

  • None this week

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

  • None This Week

Prime Time Special Edition

  • None This Week

Prime Time Jukebox

The Smoking Syndicate Roundtable

Upcoming Schedule

11/28 Prime Time Special Edition 150: The Quesadas and Michael Herklots
11/30 Prime Time Episode 289: Jarrid Trudeau, Kristoff Cigars
TBA: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 115: TBD

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