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January 20, 2016

Quesada Ships Keg Edition 2016

Last week, Quesada began shipping the latest version of its limited edition Keg. The Quesada Keg Edition 2016 uses the same blend as inaugural 2015 edition:...
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Don Carlos Personal Reserve Robusto

In 1912 when Arturo Fuente Sr. founded the Arturo Fuente brand, it was his son Arturo Jr. that he eventually planned on passing the company...
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Evansville, Ind. Passes Parks Smoking Ban

At its monthly meeting today, the Evansville Board of Parks Commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of a new smoking ban that will prohibit the use...
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AKA Cigars Increasing Prices Feb. 1

AKA Cigars will increase prices 5 percent across its entire portfolio, effective Feb. 1, 2016. According to co-owner Jay Lundy, this will be the first price...
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Sam Leccia Departs General Cigar Co. (Update)

Sam Leccia has left General Cigar Co., confirming the news to halfwheel on Tuesday night shortly after posting a message to his personal Facebook page....
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Swisher International/Drew Estate Add Nick van Olden as Tobacco Head

Drew Estate, and its parent Swisher International, have a new head of tobaccos. Last week, the companies announced Nick van Olden as its vp of corporate...
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Puro Sabor 2016: Day 4

Wake up, shower and off to La Estrella. There are worse ways to start your morning. As Janny García explained as we walked around her...
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Nebraska Legislator Seeks Tobacco Store Tax

While one Nebraska legislator wants to raise the tax on tobacco products, another wants to place a flat tax on every transaction at a cigar...
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Iowa Legislature to Consider Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

A bill introduced into the Iowa Legislature is seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old. At the opening...
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West Virginia Legislature to Consider Tobacco Age Increase and Five Tax Increase Bills

West Virginia legislators will have a number of tobacco-related pieces of legislation this session, as bills have been introduced to both raise the minimum age...
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