November 9, 2016

Dallas Passes Park Smoking Ban With Exemptions

On March 1, smoking in most Dallas parks will become illegal. The Dallas City Council voted 8-6 in favor of a smoking ban, but there’s…

XIKAR Adds Forte Soft Flame

XIKAR has added a new version of its popular Forte lighter, a soft flame. The company is now offering the high strength, high altitude soft…

Foundation Releases El Güegüense Lancero

A special El Güegüense is finding its way onto shelves. Foundation Cigar Co. has announced that it has released a special 7 1/2 x 40…

Mi Querida Fino Largo

The return of Steve Saka to the cigar world has been a well-chronicled one following his retirement from Drew Estate in 2013 to the announcement…

Jackson County, Mo. to Increase Tobacco Purchase Age

It wasn’t a ballot issue on Tuesday, but the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes will be going up in Jackson County, Mo….

What the Election Results Mean for Cigar Smokers

No matter the results of the election, this article starts with the same disclosure: there are much larger issues in America than cigars. That said,…

California Voters Approve Massive Cigar, Cigarette Tax Increase

For the first time since 1999, California has raised the taxes on cigarettes—and thanks to an interesting provision in the state laws, the state’s taxes…

Missouri Voters Reject Two Tax Increase Proposals

Missouri will not have an increase on the taxes on cigars and other tobacco products. Voters in Missouri rejected two separate ballot measures that would…