Cigar Intel’s Big List of Online Cigar Resources

By | August 15th, 2015|Cigar Resources, Cigar Shops & Stores, Online Cigars|

Here is our big list of cigar resources throughout the magical web. You can sort the list or do a simple search to find the topic you are looking for. If you have a recommendation about a cigar resource to [...]

Cigar Page-A Somewhat New Entry in the Online Cigar World

By | May 26th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Online Cigars|

Cigar Page is a relatively new online cigar retailer with great prices and a pedigreed past. Smokey Butts and I have been frequenting the site and have saved a ton of money on their daily specials. Cigar Page's pitch is [...]

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Senate Appropriations Bill Dumps Premium Cigar Language

By | May 24th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Legislation, News|

On May 19, 2016, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee debated their version of the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill and eliminated premium cigar language. This Bill is the sister bill to the U.S. House of Representatives Bill H.R. 5054: H.R. [...]

Cigar Bet 2016 by Big Smokey Butts and c.gar

By | May 19th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog|

Let me begin with. . . sometimes brotherly competition leads to a cigar bet for the ages. A cigar bet that captures the pain of a shopping addiction received genetically from our mother. A pain that will ring true throughout [...]

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: FDA Requires Cigar Warning Labels

By | May 17th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, Legislation, News|

Cigar Intel Readers--There is so much cigar legislation going on right now that for the next few weeks, we are releasing two posts a week and each Tuesday will be Legislative Alert Day! Yes, you can look forward to having [...]

Cigar Intel Visits CIGARfest 2016

By | May 12th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar Events|

CIGARfest 2016 occurred on April 27 through May 1, 2016, at the Split Rock Resort in the Poconos, PA. CIGARfest is hosted by Cigars International, one of the largest online and brick and mortar cigar retailers in the U.S. Smokey [...]

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: FDA Issues Rules for Cigar Sales to Retailers

By | May 10th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Legislation, News|

On May 5, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new guidance on cigars, including cigar sales guidance to cigar retailers. This is the most significant cigar regulation ever issued and impacts every cigar manufacturer, retailer, and consumer. The [...]

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: FDA Publishes Cigar Regulation Press Release

By | May 6th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, Legislation, News|

On May 5, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released their finalized rules on tobacco products, including cigar regulation. As part of their announcement, the FDA released the following press release: "Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized [...]

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: FDA Issues Cigar Regulation

By | May 5th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, Legislation, News|

Today, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) released their final ruling on cigar regulation. It seems they don't give a hoot about the pending legislation H.R. 5054: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, eliminating all funding for [...]

Butane Screw Thing-The Coolest Cigar Accessory Ever

By | May 5th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar Resources|

Butane Screw Thing. What the hell is a Butane Screw Thing? I'll tell you. It is one of the greatest cigar accessory inventions ever produced. Our readers know that we do NOT review cigars as there are plenty of cigar [...]

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Premium Cigar Regulation Language Moves to Full House

By | April 28th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, Legislation, News|

Fellow cigar herfers--Our good fortune continues related to premium cigar regulation. On April 26, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations sent the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill to the full House of Representatives for consideration. As [...]