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Hampton, Ga. Bans Smoking in Parks

Forget about heading to a local park in Hampton, Ga. to enjoy a cigar, as the city has passed a ban on smoking within city-owned parks. The vote came at…

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Roswell, Ga. Could Get Newly Licensed Cigar Lounges

A new crop of cigar lounges could be coming to the Atlanta suburb of Roswell after the city council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would create a…

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CA Report: Top New Cigars (Feb 17 2020)

It’s the slow season of cigars for sure, but there’s a few new sticks that just might tickle your fancy from Alec Bradley, Asylum, H. Upmann, and Southern Draw. Check…

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Weekly News (Feb. 17, 2020)

News AVO Improvisation LE20 Shipping in March AVO Maduro Returns as Regular Production Release AVO Regional North, South Debuting in August Bolívar, Montecristo and Romeo y Julieta to be Featured…

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YOUR FORTUNE LIES WITHIN

180th Celebration Continues With New CigarFlashback to eight months ago, and you’d find me reading an endless amount of requests from all of you pleading for more Punch Egg Roll.…

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Fan Mail: Your Burning Cigar Questions Answered (Part 32)

We're back with more reader Q&A: this time, it's cigar questions about pairing snacks with your smokes, unplugging a cigar and choosing a humidifier for your humidor. We thought our…

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Wyoming Tobacco Tax Hike Fails

Once again, an effort in Wyoming to increase the taxes charged on cigars and other tobacco products has failed. H.B. 0205 would have increased the percentage of taxes charged on…

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Winfield, Ind. Bans Smoking in Public Spaces

A new smoking ban will be coming to the town of Winfield after the town council unanimously approved an ordinance at its meeting on Tuesday. The ban, which goes into…

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A new bill in Kansas would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, ban flavored vapes and increase fines for retailers caught in violation of the law.…

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10 Ways To Improve Your Cigar Smoking Under $40

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A bill in Pennsylvania could end smoking in businesses across the state including cigar stores, cigar bars, casinos, bars, private clubs and outdoor spaces. H.B. 2298 is being introduced by…

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Idaho Legislature to Consider Tobacco 21 Bill

To bring state law into compliance with a recently enacted law raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, the Idaho Legislature will soon consider a bill that…

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Waterloo, Iowa Bans Smoking in Parks

Citing a drastic increase in the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices, the Waterloo Leisure Services Commission has enacted a ban on the use of any tobacco or nicotine…

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Habanos S.A. has released the first details of the upcoming Festival del Habano XXII, and it will be Bolívar, Montecristo and Romeo y Julieta that will be this year’s featured…

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UPS Now Requiring 21+ Signature on Tobacco Shipments

UPS will require a person at least 21-years-old to sign for all packages containing cigars and other tobacco products. A revision to UPS’s “Transportation of Tobacco Products” agreement in December…

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Kentucky Tobacco Tax Increase Proposal Clears House Committee

The Kentucky House Budget Committee has passed a bill that would nearly double the state’s taxes on cigars. H.B. 32 would increase the tax on other tobacco products, including cigars,…

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Kretek International has announced that it has completed its acquisition of five former SpecComm tobacco media properties, including: Cigars & Leisure CTS Report Pipes & Tobacco Magazine Tobacconist Magazine TobaccoReviews.com…

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Preview: Procigar 2020 Auction Items

Valentine’s Day is later this week which means Procigar 2020 begins next week. The Dominican Republic’s annual cigar festival always begins the week after Valentine’s Day, starting first in La…

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Flavor Odyssey – the Letter S

Wednesday, February 12th, the Odyssey returns with episode 19. This week your hosts Robby Rasmussen and Randy Griggs take on the letter ‘S.’ On this edition, Robby and Randy pair…

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Cigars of the Decade: 50 Cigars That Left an Impact

It isn’t often that we are afforded the opportunity to look back at the progress achieved in the world of premium cigars over the course of a decade. From the…

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Fred Vandermarliere Acquires Oliva Leaf Operations

Fred Vandermarliere, the owner of J. Cortès and Oliva Cigar Co. today announces the purchase of the Oliva family’s leaf operations in Nicaragua and three Nicaraguan tobacco farms in a…

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Oliva Expands Nicaraguan Growing Operations

J. Cortès, the owner of Oliva Cigar Co., has purchased tobacco farms in Condega, Nicaragua. There are multiple transactions. One of them included the purchasing of a new 132-hectare farm.…

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Smoker Friendly Acquires 22 Tobacco Road Outlet Stores

The Cigarette Store Corporation, the parent company of Smoker Friendly, has acquired Tobacco Road Outlet, a North Carolina-based chain of 22 stores. As part of the acquisition, the stores will…

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President Donald Trump’s proposed FY 2021 budget calls for a new agency to regulate tobacco products, removing that control from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). While the budget…

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Weekly News (Feb. 10, 2020)

News A.J. Fernandez to Exhibit at PCA Trade Show ADVentura Signs Distribution Deals in Sweden, the Netherlands Alec Bradley Ships Filthy Hooligan, Shamrock 2020 Ashton Increasing Prices on Some Lines…

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