Today our newest sponsor’s ad appeared on the website, No on Prop 29. Proposition 29 is a ballot measure in California that will raise the state’s OTP tax to 54.89%, one of the highest in the nation. The ballot measures goes before a public vote on June 5.

We’ve previously covered efforts from the IPCPR and there on Prop 29 and you can find out more at

Here’s an article from the Los Angeles Business Journal covering the issue.

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Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.