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 556 (9/23/23)
Jim Young Joins Plasencia 1865 as Interim CEO
Plasencia 1865 has announced that industry veteran Jim Young has joined the company as an advisor and board member. Young will also take on the role of “Interim CEO” until a permanent candidate is named.We got the details here
J.C. Newman CIgar Company: Announced details on the Bricktoberfest 2023 release
Tatuaje: The Tatuaje The Face Redux 3 set to arrive in stores in October
Maya Selva Cigars: We reported on the Flor De Selva Trio Toro Sampler and Flor de Selva Selvitas – both released at InterTabac 2023.
Selected Tobacco: Announced a trio of luxury ashtrays
Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania legislature has introduced H.B. 1657, a bill that would remove exemptions to smoking that were provided in the State’s 2008 Clean Indoor Act. Removing these exemptions would result in a widespread indoor smoking ban in Pennsylvania.
U.S. Congress: Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02, H.R.5568) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL, S.2846) have introduced the CARE of Moms act. Funding for this program would be accomplished through significant tobacco tax increases.
Agile Cigar Reviews
The Smoking Syndicate
Features and Blog
None this week
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Special Edition
None this week
Prime Time Jukebox
None this week
9/26 Prime Time Special Edition 147: Glynn Loope/Joshua Harbursky
10/5: Prime Time Episode 284: TBA
On This Date…
On this date, Sept 23:
Sept 23, 2010: We previewed the first Lite Up Charlotte event.
Sept 23, 2011: We assessed the Perdomo Reserve Limited Edition Cameroon.
Sept 23, 2012: We did an Assessment Update on the PDR 1878 Cubano Especial Capa Natural.
Sept 23, 2013: We reported on two line extensions to the Guayacan core line.
Sept 23, 2013: We reported on the House of Emilio Master Retailer Program
Sept 23, 2013: We reported on the Emilio Draig Cayuquero Torpedo.
Sept 23, 2013: We assessed the Tatuaje Black Label Corona Gorda 2013.
Sept 23, 2013: We reported on the Aging Room WildPack
Sept 23, 2014: We published a feature story from an interview we did with Don Pepin Garcia.
Sept 23, 2014: We reported on Black Label Trading Company’s Catacomb becoming a Shop Exclusive for Underground Cigar Shop.
Sept 23, 2014: We reported on the passing of Don Kiki Berger.
Sept 23, 2015: We reported on Glynn Loope’s Open Letter to 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidates.
Sept 23, 2015: We assessed the Nomad Therapy Maduro Toro.
Sept 23, 2015: We reported on Nate McIntyre launching Percy Ray Cigars
Sept 23, 2016: We did a feature story on Cattle Baron Cigars at the 2016 IPCPR Trade Show
Sept 23, 2016: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the E.P. Carrillo Short Run 2015 Vencedores.
Sept 23, 2016: We reported on Illusione taking Cígares Privé into regular production
Sept 23, 2016: We reported on Michael Giannini departing General Cigar
Sept 23, 2017: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 6, Number 44 (9/23/17)
Sept 23, 2018: We reported on Espinosa and Reddit teaming up for Sombrero de Copa
Sept 23, 2019: We reported on the H. Upmann Nicaragua by AJ Fernandez Finca La Lilia 2009
Sept 23, 2019: We reported on the Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro Lancero FT Edición Limitada
Sept 23, 2020: We reported on the Gurkha San Miguel
Sept 23, 2020: We reported on the Cigars International Virtual Edition of CIGARFest 2020
Sept 23, 2020: We reported on the Trump Administration to ending U.S. Visitors from importing tobacco products from Cuba
Sept 23, 2020: We reported on the El Artista Buffalo TEN Natural
Sept 23, 2020: We published Summer of ’20 Spotlight: La Aurora Cigars
Sept 23, 2021: We reported on Ferio Tego implementing HumidifGroup USA’s Smart Packaging Technology
Sept 23, 2021: We reported on S.T. Dupont Slim 7 Black-Checkered and White-Checkered Units
Sept 23, 2021: We reported on the ATL Magic
Sept 23, 2021: We published The Blog: Julio R. Eiroa Wins Cigar Journal Lifetime Achievement Award
Sept 23, 2021: We published Summer of ’21 Report: Kafie 1901 Cigars
Sept 23, 2021: We reported on Ferio Tego bringing back Ancora accessories
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on Crowned Heads and Luciano Cigars split moving to the Cease and Desist Letter Phase
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on the Meerapfel Master Blend Double Robusto
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on the Aganorsa Leaf JFR Mi Favorito
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on Black Star Line adding Impact Force Brokerage to Sales Team
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on Southern Draw expanding the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone ;ine
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on Hand Rolled: A Film About Cigars being released on YouTube for free
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on the Southern Draw Manzanita Lancero
Sept 23, 2022: We reported on the Casa Cuevas Sangre Nueva
Sept 23, 2022: We published The Smoking Syndicate: Freud Cigar Company Superego Lonsdale
Originally posted on September 23, 2023 @ 4:17 am