Poda Sells Intellectual Property Assets to Altria for $100.5 Million

Poda Holdings has entered into an agreement to sell its intellectual property assets to Altria Client Services for $100.5 million. Source

DIWP: Tarazona Cigars

For over 20 years, Eddie Tarazona has worked hard to build up his namesake premium cigar brand driven by passion. Source

Drew Estate Launches Nica Rustica Adobe

Drew Estate is expanding its value-priced Nica Rustica line with the release of a new expression, Adobe, due out in August 2022. Source

Herrera Estelí Habano and Broadleaf Lanceros Coming in July 2022

Drew Estate has announced that the 2022 limited edition Herrera Estelí Habano and Broadleaf Lanceros will begin shipping in July 2022. Source

FDA Issues Marketing Decisions for Vuse Vibe and Vuse Ciro Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted authorization for several Vuse Vibe and Vuse Ciro e-cigarette products. Source

Good News for 2022 U.S. Premium Cigar Imports

A new report from the Cigar Association of America shows premium cigar imports for January 2022 were up year over year. Source

Aganorsa Leaf Reveals Rebranded La Validación Series

Aganorsa Leaf has revealed that it has rebranded its core line of premium cigar brands into La Validación Series, with set sizes and box counts. Source

Choosing the Future: Michael Zercher and 22nd Century, Part 2

Michael Zercher, president of 22nd Century Group, talks about his company's reduced nicotine product, VLN cigarettes. Source

Fireball Whisky and STG Collaborate on New Cigars

Fireball Whisky has teamed up with Scandinavian Tobacco Group to release a spicy cinnamon-flavored cigar due out in June. Source

J.C. Newman Unveils Cuesta-Rey No. 95 Cameroon

In celebration of its 127th anniversary, J.C. Newman Cigar Company will release Cuesta-Rey No. 95 Cameroon as a factory exclusive. Source