April 1, 2016

Lotus Jaws Cutter

At the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Integral Logistics debuted a brand new cutter under its Lotus brand that is quite noticeably different than any…

The Woody by Oscar

As long-time readers of halfwheel are likely aware, April Fool’s Day affords us the chance to do serious reviews of not-so-serious products. In years past, it’s…

Ask halfwheel: Will the Cuban Crop Affect the Premium Tobacco Industry in the U.S.?

Every Friday we answer one of the questions submitted to us by you, the readers. It’s a segment we creatively titled, Ask halfwheel. This week, reader…

Les Chatteaux Arrives at Burns Tobacconist

After a couple weeks of accepting pre-orders, Burns Tobacconist has shipped its Crowned Heads exclusive. The cigar is Les Chatteaux, a 5 5/8 x 46 corona…

Alaska Senate Passes Smoking Ban Bill

A bill to ban smoking in all public places throughout Alaska has cleared its first major hurdle, passing the state Senate on Thursday by a…

New York Court of Appeals Upholds Parks Smoking Ban

You can forget about lighting up in New York state parks, as the state’s Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on Thursday that the state’s Office…