Hand Rolled: A Film About Cigars

Hand Rolled: A Film About Cigars is a soon to be released documentary about premium cigars. The film includes a number of interviews with leaders in the cigar industry-manufacturers, cigarlebrities, etc., including Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars, Nick Melillo of Foundation Cigars, Jose Orlando Padron of Padron Cigars, Jose Pepin Garcia of My Father Cigars, and Rocky Patel of Rocky Patel Premium Cigars. The documentary is 70% complete and the directors need your help to finish the film. They are attempting to raise $50,000 to provide funds to film in the Dominican Republic and Cuba, and also edit the film to completion.

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House Approves Bill Exempting Premium Cigars from Regulation

On September 14th, 2017, the House of Representatives approved a Bill exempting premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)! The Bill now goes to the Senate for approval. According to Skopos Labs, the Bill has a 44% chance of being enacted. This could be great news for U.S. cigar smokers. Unfortunately, this is not as cool as it sounds.

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