The Premium Cigar Industry had a huge victory in the area of cigar regulation. In perhaps the biggest news since the deeming regulations were announced in 2016, those rules have now been completely vacated by the FDA. The ruling means that the deeming regulations introduced by the agency in 2016 do not apply to any cigar that meets the court’s definition of “premium cigar,” meaning that those cigars are unregulated in the U.S.
Powstanie has announced a new Connecticut Blend cigar available in four vitolas for PCA.
It's been three years since Matilde debuted the Limited Exposure No.1 blend and now the company is adding a Robusto (50x5) to the family. This new robusto joins the existing sizes of Toro (50x6) and Lonsdale (42x6).
DISSIDENT Cigars has announced their latest Limited Edition: The ReVolt. The cigar is a 5x50 Robusto, medium bodied, and features a Nicaraguan filler, an Ecuadorian binder, as well as a Corojo wrapper along with an Ecuadorian Maduro to form a Barber Pole. MSRP for this cigar is $14.00
Founders Cigar Co. has announced a shift in manufacturing and complete update to blend branding with new coloring, deeper historical references, and clear and concise imagery for each blend. The company will debut the new blends and packaging at the 2023 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) tradeshow later this week.
Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) will be showcasing a new release at this year’s PCA in Las Vegas; POISON DART. Like all other Black Works Studio cigars, it is rolled at Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua.
Wildfire Cigar Company is set to debuts Artaois at PCA 2023 in Las Vegas. This new line is produced at Joya De Nicaragua. This is a regular production cigar made three vitolas: Corona Gorda - 46x5 5/8 $12.50, Robusto - 50x5 ¼ $13, and Toro – 52 6 ¼ $13.60.