June 12, 2014

Extension of CHIP Act Filed in U.S. Senate

Yesterday, Senator Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., introduced the Children’s Health Care Insurance Program Extension Act of 2014, a bill that would extend CHIP through 2019. The…

Rob Weiss’s BG Meyer Co. Enters Market With Standard Issue

Over a year after being brought on board as one of Camacho’s brand ambassadors, Rob Weiss will get his own cigar company. A year ago,…

Epicurean Carnavale Nears Release

Steve Ysidron’s Carnavale is nearing the market. The latest release from Epicurean Cigars has been in the works since late last year and is now…

La Flor Dominicana 707

La Flor Dominicana can be credited with being at least one of the pioneers of the recent extra large cigar movement. Three years ago, the…

Malden, Mass. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

At their June 9 meeting, the Malden Board of Health has voted to amend the city’s health rules and regulations and has increased the minimum…

Event-Only Illusione ~e~ Debuts

Illusione is infamous for its events, as in, Dion Giolito does not do events. That is not entirely true and Giolito actually attends a few…

Smoking Banned on Cape Cod Seashore

Effective June 19, smoking on the six Cape Cod National Seashore beaches has been banned. The ban—which affects Coast Guard Beach, Head of the Meadow Beach, Herring…

Peoria, Ill. Pushes Tobacco Stores Away From Schools

New tobacco stores in the city of Peoria, Ill. are being pushed farther away from schools, as on Tuesday night the city council voted to…

L’Atelier Imports Expanding Racine, Selection Spéciale & Surrogates at IPCPR 2014

The new products in the L’Atelier Imports booth at this year’s IPCPR convention and trade show are beginning to take shape including extensions to all…

Pitt County, N.C. Looking At Ban on Tobacco in Parks

A park smoking and tobacco ban could be coming to Pitt County, N.C., as the Board of Health has drafted a preliminary ordinance that will…

Ocean City, N.J. Boardwalk Smoking Ban Gets First Reading Tonight

A proposed ban on the use of tobacco products while on the boardwalk of Ocean City, N.J. will get its first reading by the city…