Diesel has a limited-edition cigar called the Crucible that is set to debut next week, and it looks like one to remember. A product of collaboration between A.J. Fernandez and Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s Justin Andrews, the Crucible is being distributed by The Forged Cigar Co.
It looks like General Cigar is expanding their Macanudo Inspirado series even further with a new line of cigars: the Brazilian Shade. This marks the seventh entry for the Inspirado series, and if it’s anything like the other six, cigar lovers have reason to rejoice.
Sadly, another cigar event bites the dust—at least for this year. The Procigar Festival, which was initially supposed to be held in December of 2020, had been pushed back in hopes of finding a safe date in early ‘21. Now that Covid numbers are remaining stubbornly high, Procigar has decided to cancel the festival for this year.
In a dispiriting blow to the cigar enthusiasts of North Dakota, the state’s senate has voted against allowing cigar bars and lounges in the state. The bill, HB 1152, was designed to create exemptions in North Dakota’s existing laws, which restrict indoor smoking and smoking in places of employment.