November 28, 2013

La Musa Melete Lancero

On January 28, 2012, Emilio Cigars owner Gary Griffith announced a series of four distinct blends with Greek roots, all of which would be umbrellaed…

Smoking at Florida Park and Beaches Faces New Threat

For the third time this year, smoking on Florida’s parks and beaches is being threatened. In 2011, the state of Florida adopted statue 386.209, a measure…

1502 Nicaragua; Corona & Lanceros Extensions Coming in 2014

1502 Cigars will be adding its first Nicaraguan puro next year, 1502 Nicaragua. Global Premium Cigars CEO Enrique Sánchez told halfwheel that his current 1502…

Kinky Friedman Exits Cigar Business

Texas musician and politician Kinky Friedman is shutting down his eponymous cigar company, Kink Friedman Cigars. The company made the announcement on its Facebook page…

Matilde Cigars Delays Shipping Until January 2014

The return of José Seijas’ creations to retail shelves has been pushed back until January 2014, according to an email sent by the company on…

Otter Tail, Minn. Bans Smoking on County Property

Smoking will be banned in and on all Otter Tail County property come 2014. Last week, the county approved a measure that bans smoking around…