March 10, 2016

General Cigar Ships New Hoyo

At the beginning of the month, the newest product from General Cigar’s Hoyo de Monterrey headed to certain stores. The new cigar, simply called Hoyo,...
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Cedar City, Utah Enacts Six-Month Moratorium on New Tobacco Stores

If you were planning on opening up a cigar store in Cedar City, Utah in the near future, you’ll have to put your plans on hold,...
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Cain Daytona Lancero Returns for Tobacco Grove 20th Anniversary

The Cain Daytona Lancero is back. Later this month, Tobacco Grove of Maple Grove, Minn. will receive 250 boxes of the limited edition cigar as...
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California Senate Passes Bill to Raise Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age & Others

California is one signature away from becoming the second state to require individuals to be 21 to purchase tobacco products. As expected, the California Senate...
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Announcement: New Commenting Platform

When halfwheel launched, it was the first cigar blog I know of that used Livefyre. At the time, commenting platforms were still getting going and Livefyre...
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J.W. Marshall

In January it was announced that Black Label Trading Co. and Cigar Federation were teaming up to do a special release called the J.W. Marshall....
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Cigar Festival Recaps: 2016 Edition

Once again, we traveled to three different cigar festivals in the major cigar-producing countries: Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. Last year we made an...
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Heinrich Villiger Steps Down as Villiger Director

Last week, Heinrich Villiger announced that he has stepped down as director of Villiger Söhne AG. He will continue to serve as chairman of the board of Villiger...
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