Cigar Events in England Slated to Beat the Ban

With England's comprehensive smoking ban going into effect July 1, British cigar smokers have decided to count down the days by hosting dinners and other cigar-related events throughout June for a few last hurrahs.

"A great many events are taking place in London during the run-up to the dreaded day," said Simon Chase, marketing director for Hunters & Frankau, London's primary importer of Cuban cigars. "Whilst the majority of them are at private members' clubs where feelings are running particularly high, there are several which are open to the public."

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