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 [...]

FDA Publishes Cigar Regulation Press Release

By | May 6th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, 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 [...]

NEWS ALERT: FDA Issues Cigar Regulation

By | May 5th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, 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 [...]

Premium Cigar Regulation Language Moves to Full House

By | April 28th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, 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 [...]

Cigar Regulation Language Survives Committee Vote

By | April 21st, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, News|

On April 19, 2016, the  U.S House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations debated the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. And, miracle of all miracles, the language that protects us cigar lovers and cigar manufacturers from Food and Drug Administration [...]

Appropriations Subcommittee Releases Draft Regulation That Eliminates FDA Cigar Regulation

By | April 14th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Intel, News|

An end to cigar regulation in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)? Perhaps. On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies released a [...]

Best Toro Cigars-The Top 12 According to Cigar Advisor

By | April 7th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar College, Cigar Resources|

What are the best toro cigars currently being manufactured? Cigar Advisor recently published a new article entitled "CA 2016 Report: 12 Top Rated Toro Cigars," by Copywriter Jonathan Detore. Cigar Advisor delivers an array of content about a variety of topics [...]

FDA Purchasing Cigar Smoking Machine

By | March 31st, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, News|

On February 22, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a solicitation seeking vendors to provide a Cigar Smoking Machine with Carbon Monoxide (CO) Analyzer. It appears the FDA is preparing to implement some version of their proposed rules [...]

Steve Saka – The Man, The Myth, The Legend

By | March 24th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog|

Let's face it, we all love Steve Saka. OK, most of us love Steve Saka. Those who don't aren't fans of speaking the truth about the cigar industry. From being an influential blogger before the word "blogger" existed, to helping [...]

Daniel Marshall Unveils Whisky Tasting Cigar for Glenfiddich

By | March 17th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, News|

Daniel Marshall unveiled his newest creation: a special three-tier cigar designed to pair with three flights of Glenfiddich Single Malt Whiskies at Cigars at No. Ten, one of the finest cigar venues in London. Marshall partnered with master blenders and [...]