January 14, 2016

Tatuaje Putting Black Label Into Regular Production

Pete Johnson’s Private Reserve is heading to regular production. The Tatuaje founder announced today that the Tatuaje Black Label—which currently has one regular production vitola—will...
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Ricky Somoza Joins A.J. Fernandez as U.S. Director of Operations

Enrique “Ricky” Somoza has a new job at A.J. Fernandez, as he was recently promoted to director of operations after being production manager at the...
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Black Label Trading Co. Discontinues Redemption

Black Label Trading Co.’s Redemption line is no more, as the company confirmed to halfwheel today that the line has been discontinued. The cause for the...
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New Mexico to Consider Tobacco Tax Increase

A bill pre-filed with the New Mexico State Senate is seeking to more than double the taxes on premium cigars and other tobacco taxes in...
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La Tradicion Cubana Announces Price Decreases

It will be a good year for fans of La Tradicion Cubana, as company owner Luis M. Sanchez told halfwheel that he is reducing prices at...
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West Virginia Governor Proposes Tobacco Tax Increase

As part of a proposal to close the state’s deficit, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is proposing an across the board tax increase on...
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Preston County, W.Va. Expands Smoking Ban

The smoking ban in Preston County, W.Va. grew on Wednesday night as the county’s board of health approved a change that will prohibit smoking in...
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