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March 22, 2016

HR Habano Returns to Market Today

For the first time in almost a year, there’s a new batch of HR Habanos in the U.S. Last spring, the González family, who has...
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Punch Rare Corojo Regalias Perfecto Limited Edition 2016

In February, General Cigar Co. shipped the latest limited edition size for the Punch Rare Corojo release, the Regalias Perfecto. Previous years have seen other...
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West Des Moines, Iowa Bans Smoking in Parks

The days of smoking in parks in West Des Moines, Iowa are coming to an end. Yesterday, the City Council voted to ban the use...
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Havana Phil’s Celebrates 5 Years & New Location With Exclusive Davidoff

Havana Phil’s Cigar Co. of Greensboro, N.C. has a new home and a new exclusive cigar. The cigar is the Davidoff Havana Phil’s 5th Anniversary...
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Baton Rouge, La. Considers Banning Smoking in Bars & Casinos

First it was New Orleans, now the second largest city in New Orleans will consider banning smoking in bars and casinos. The ordinance, which is...
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New 60 by Sosa Heads to Thompson

Thompson Cigar Co. has another exclusive. This one hails from Nicaragua, a collaboration between the Tampa-based retailer, Arby Sosa’s Antillean Cigar Corp. and Felix Mesa....
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Lotus Group/Integral Takes Over Ciguardian Distribution

Lotus Group/Integral Logistics is now the exclusive distributor for Ciguardian, the flagship brand of Cigar Tech, a company that specializes in humidification products. The company...
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Prairie Village, Kan. Raises Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age

As expected, Prairie Village, Kan. raised the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. The new law will require individuals to be 21...
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Ohio Bill Would Ease Smoking Ban for Private Clubs

A new bill in Ohio could make it easier for private clubs to allow smoking in their clubs. Last week, Sen. Joe Schiavoni, D-Boardman, introduced S.B. 295,...
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Nebraska Tobacco Tax Dies in Committee

An attempt to increase taxes on tobacco in Nebraska has died in committee. LB1013, which would have increased taxes on cigars from 20 to 31...
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New National Harbor Casino Won’t Get Cigar Bar

Last week, a Maryland House Economic Matters Committee axed plans for a cigar bar at the new MGM casino and resort in National Harbor, located in Prince...
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