Cigar Industry Report: Edition 575

Cigar Industry Report (Edition 575) is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop for the past week. 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 575 (2/3/24)

The Headlines

Prime Time Awards

This week, our end of year coverage wrapped up.

FDA Files Briefing Detailing Grounds for Appeal

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted a brief detailing its appeal of Judge Amit Mehta’s decision to vacate the Deeming Rule. We got the details here.

David Ozgo Resigns from CAA

In a surprise move, David Ozgo stepped down as President of the CAA.

Billy Gibbons Enters Cigar Industry

ZZ Top vocalist and guitarist Billy Gibbons is launching two cigar brands. The brands, Virtu and Twin Turbo were unveiled at Total Product Expo (TPE) 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada, where Gibbons made an appearance. We got the details here.

The News

Product Reports

Other News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

  • None this week

The Smoking Syndicate

Features and Blog

Feature Story

  • None this week

The Blog

  • None this week

Prime Time Podcasts

Our podcasts that aired this week.

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

Prime Time Jukebox

  • None this week

Let’s Get Pairing

Upcoming Schedule

2/5 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 120: The Big Game – 2004 Edition
2/6 TGS Pre-Game Special w/ Abe Dababneh
2/8 Prime Time Episode 296: Justin Andrews STG
TBA Prime Time Special Edition TBD

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