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Tobacco Tax Hike Barely Defeated in California

It appears the price of cigars in California will remain the same as voters yesterday narrowly defeated Proposition 29, an initiative that called for...more

Posted: June 6, 2012    By Andrew Nagy


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Tin Cup Golf Ball Marking Stencil

Posted: June 6, 2012    By David Savona


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Miami-Made Panetela from La Palina

La Palina is set to launch a limited batch of cigars, each of them made in Miami by the same cigar roller. Called the La Palina Collection Goldie...more

Posted: June 5, 2012    By David Savona


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Dona Flor Cigars Back on the Market with New Distribution

After a long absence from the U.S. market and a lengthy trademark lawsuit, Dona Flor cigars are ready to come back to retail thanks to new...more

Posted: June 4, 2012    By Gregory Mottola


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Camus Extra Elegance Comes to America

At long last, Camus Cognac is launching its Extra Elegance blend to the United States in a marketing move that presages a number of new issues to...more

Posted: June 1, 2012    By Jack Bettridge


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Padilla Restructures Entire Brand Portfolio

Boutique brand maker Ernesto Padilla made a pivotal decision last November—he stopped production of his signature lines. The Padilla Miami, 1932,...more

Posted: May 31, 2012    By Gregory Mottola


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C.A.O. Extends Contest

C.A.O. has added a month to its C.A.O. Last Stick Standing promotion, where cigar smokers can vote on the newest C.A.O....more

Posted: May 31, 2012    By David Savona


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New York State Curbs Parks Smoking Ban

New York cigar smokers received some good news Tuesday when the State Parks Department announced it is suspending its own ban on smoking in parks, a...more

Posted: May 30, 2012    By Andrew Nagy


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Christian Eiroa Returns to Cigar Business

Christian Eiroa, the longtime president of Camacho Cigars, has returned to the cigar business with the formation of CLE Cigar Co. His long-term plan...more

Posted: May 29, 2012    By David Savona


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Gentlemen, Start Your Gimlets!

Summer solstice may be weeks away, but for most of us in the United States the season’s unofficial start is Memorial Day. And with it comes...more

Posted: May 25, 2012    By Jack Bettridge


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Dominican Foundation Honoring Carlos Fuente Jr.

Carlos Fuente Jr. is known for making some of the world’s best cigars, but tonight, the Dominican Foundation is honoring him for another reason:...more

Posted: May 24, 2012    By Andrew Nagy


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A Taste of History in Bermuda—Chatham House Tobacconist

Bermuda offers a treasure of Cuban cigars, and if you're on the islands and looking for a few to light up you might want to aim for a place that has...more

Posted: May 24, 2012    By Mervyn Rothstein


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Dunhill Aged Range Gets New Look and New Factory

The venerable Dunhill brand has a new look and new factory. Casually known as the “blue label,” the Connecticut-wrapped Dunhill Aged Range is now...more

Posted: May 23, 2012    By Gregory Mottola


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Rocky Patel Announces New Nicaraguan Edge

Rocky Patel Premium Cigars has a major release coming to smoke shops this summer, and one of the company’s new limited-edition cigars will soon be...more

Posted: May 22, 2012    By G. Clay Whittaker


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The Ultimate Cigar Aficionado

Ninety-eight-year-old George Burns shares memories of his life.

Posted: May 22, 2012    By Arthur Marx


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Enjoy a Legal Smoke in a New York City Park

For the second straight year, Bill Paley, owner of La Palina Cigars, and the Cigar Rights of America are inviting all cigar enthusiasts to light up...more

Posted: May 21, 2012    By Andrew Nagy


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Crown Royal Releases a New XR Edition

Ever wonder how rare those whiskies touted as being made with disappearing stocks really are? In the case of Crown Royal XR (for Extra Rare), one...more

Posted: May 18, 2012    By Jack Bettridge


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Cuenca y Blanco Cigar From Joya De Nicaragua to Debut

In a collaborative effort between two industry veterans, Joya de Nicaragua president Dr. Martinez Cuenca and senior vice president José Blanco have...more

Posted: May 18, 2012    By Gregory Mottola


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The Humidity Bead System by Cigar Sciences

The greatest labor for cigar lovers is maintaining the perfect relative humidity. Finicky materials and frustrating fluctuations can be a headache...more

Posted: May 17, 2012    By G. Clay Whittaker


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Davidoff Has New Size and New Look For Puro d’Oro

Davidoff plans to release a sixth size in its Davidoff Puro d’Oro line next month called the Gigantes, and the fat new size will debut a new...more

Posted: May 16, 2012    By G. Clay Whittaker


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