February 11, 2016

Tobacconists’ Association of America Getting New President

When the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) convenes next month, it will mark the end of George “Shorty” Koebel’s tenure as the organization’s president. Succeeding...
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Palo Alto, Calif. Heads Towards Tobacco Age Increase

City leaders in Palo Alto, Calif. have made no secret of their disdain for tobacco over the past two years, banning smoking in parts of the...
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Henry Clay Stalk Cut Toro

For the second time in less than a year, Altadis U.S.A. has released a new cigar in the Henry Clay line, a brand that has...
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New York Court of Appeals to Decide Parks Smoking Ban

The New York State Court of Appeals will be the next court to decide whether or not the state’s ban on smoking in parks–as well as...
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Proposed Oregon Tobacco Licensing Fee Higher Than Anticipated

In January, we reported that an Oregon state senator was expected to introduced legislation that would create a new tobacco licensing fee for retailers in...
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Habanos S.A. Teases Festival XVIII Releases

Habanos S.A. has given a slight peak at what new cigars will be unveiled at the upcoming Festival del Habano XVIII, which kicks off Feb....
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