Edgar Cullman

August 31, 2011

Cigar Weekly member Zman, brings a short reminder of the life of cigar industrly legend Edgar Cullman. This remembrance was taken from Zman's posts in the Smokin Post, Cigar Weekly Community Forums and Discussion Groups. Read more...

Jose Blanco now Senior VP at Joya de Nicaragua

August 31, 2011

The esteemed José Blanco, the former director of sales for La Aurora has moved from the Dominican Republic to Nicaragua. Blanco, 61, retired from the oldest cigar company in the Dominican in June after 29 years with company. At the time, it was believed Blanco would not stay idle long and today, Dr. Alejandro Martinez-Cuenca announced that Blanco was joining Nicaragua’s oldest cigar company as Senior Vice President. Read more...

Cigars Put Out at Masters Possible

August 01, 2011

The IPCPR has weighed in on the possible closing of cigar and smoking ban exemptions in Richmond County, which would affect Augusta. Read more...

IPCPR Supports St. Louis Tobacconists

July 28, 2011

Tobacconists in St. Louis, Missouri, are still in danger it seems. Despite exemptions and other delays to the local smoking ban, it seems the County Council is trying, again, to undermine them. The following report, from Tony Tortorici and Chris McCalla, spokesmen for the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association hashes out the details, and possible outcomes. Cigar Weekly receieved this notice via electronic mail. Read more...