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Dominican Cigar Stars Coming to Long Island

La Aurora S.A. has been doing cigar tastings for the public for some time. The events are led by either Guillermo León (pictured), the head of the...more

Posted: April 23, 2010    By David Savona


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City Employee Tobacco Ban Shot Down in Florida

Brooksville City Council members recently rejected a comprehensive tobacco ban proposal that, among other provisions, would have required all city...more

Posted: April 23, 2010    By Andrew Nagy


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Cuba's Limited-Edition Cigars Shipping Early. Very Early.

You won't have to wait until the Fall to get your Edición Limitadas this year. Habanos S.A., the worldwide distributor for Cuban cigars, announced...more

Posted: April 22, 2010    By Gregory Mottola


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Cigar-Friendly Bar to Close in D.C.

I don't really know how I missed the fact that there was a bar in the affluent Cleveland Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C., that allowed cigar...more

Posted: April 21, 2010    By Alejandro Benes


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New Brand From the Garcias

Jose "Pepin" Garcia with his son Jaime. Jaime Garcia, the son behind the father-son team of My Father Cigars Inc., is set to debut a new cigar. The...more

Posted: April 20, 2010   


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Legendary Cuban Farmer Alejandro Robaina Dies

Robaina circa 2006. Alejandro Robaina, Cuba's most acclaimed tobacco grower, died on Saturday April 17 at his home in San Luis, Cuba, following a...more

Posted: April 19, 2010    By James Suckling


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Davidoff Creates New Dominican Puro

The Davidoff Puro d'Oro, originally intended to be on sale a year ago, is finally ready. The Dominican puros will be launched on April 27 at Davidoff...more

Posted: April 16, 2010    By David Savona


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Washington Raises Cigar Tax Cap

Washington legislators on Monday passed a bill that raises the state's premium cigar tax cap from 35 cents to 65 cents per cigar. Engrossed...more

Posted: April 15, 2010    By Andrew Nagy


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Aurora Celebrates 107 Years with a New Cigar

La Aurora has been in business for more than a century—107 years to be exact—and the company is commemorating the milestone with the new Aurora...more

Posted: April 13, 2010    By Gregory Mottola


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Cigar Taxes Spike in Utah—Store to Close

Utah cigar smokers are facing a crippling tax on cigars that will go into effect this summer, and at least one Utah cigar shop will close its doors...more

Posted: April 12, 2010    By David Savona


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More Connecticut For Camacho

Camacho Cigars, which traditionally has worked exclusively or predominantly with Honduran tobacco, has come out with a second major cigar release...more

Posted: April 8, 2010    By David Savona


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L.G. Diez Lancero in the Works

Litto Gomez, who loves the lancero size and counts several in his portfolio, is adding one of the long, thin cigars to his L.G. Diez line of...more

Posted: April 7, 2010    By David Savona


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A Fatter San Cristobal

Not long ago, 54 ring gauge cigars were considered exceptionally fat. No more. This week the new San Cristobal Papagayo XXL started shipping to...more

Posted: April 6, 2010    By David Savona


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Pedro Martín, 1921-2010

Cigar luminary Pedro Martín, founder and former owner of Tropical Tobacco, died Wednesday at 89 years old. He was a man whose storied career brought...more

Posted: April 2, 2010    By Gregory Mottola


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C.A.O. Adds New Size to La Traviata

C.A.O. International Inc.'s best-rated cigar brand is getting a new size. The C.A.O. La Traviata Animado was scheduled to arrive at C.A.O.'s...more

Posted: March 31, 2010    By David Savona


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General Cigar Giving Away Lotus Sports Car

General Cigar Co. is giving away a $50,000 sports car to a cigar smoker who buys a box of La Gloria Cubanas online. A 2010 Lotus Elise, valued at...more

Posted: March 30, 2010   


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California Nears Park, Beach Smoking Ban

California lawmakers passed a bill Monday that will ban smoking in the state's parks and beaches if Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signs it into law. If...more

Posted: March 24, 2010    By Andrew Nagy


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Garcias Expand Tabacos Baez

My Father Cigars Inc. has expanded its Tabacos Baez line. The Tabacos Baez Series H was first introduced at the Las Vegas and New York Big Smokes...more

Posted: March 23, 2010    By David Savona


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La Aroma de Cuba Brings Back Old Size

You may remember La Aroma de Cuba Marquis for its colorful glossy tubo, but the size was cancelled after brand owners Ashton Distributors moved...more

Posted: March 22, 2010    By Gregory Mottola


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Frank Llaneza: 1920—2010

Frank Llaneza, one of the pioneers of the premium cigar business, died yesterday, two weeks after his 90th birthday. He spent his entire adult life...more

Posted: March 19, 2010    By David Savona


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