Towards the end of the Obama Administration, the President not only relaxed travel restrictions to Cuba but also allowed for Cuban cigars to be brought back from Cuba and other countries where Cuban goods are legal. Despite these relaxed restrictions, it was still illegal to import and sell Cuban cigars in the United States. Many in the US cigar industry saw this as a slight as it created an uneven playing field for US retailers and manufacturers that cater to the US market because there was no opportunity for retailers to import cigars or use Cuban tobacco in cigars for the US market. It alsoRead More →