January 1, 2017

J.C. Newman Diamond Crown 110th Anniversary

For some reason, it seems as if we’ve been writing about and reviewing anniversary cigars quite a bit as of late. It certainly hasn’t been…

Habanos S.A. Promotes Lisset Fernández García to General Counsel

Habanos S.A. has promoted Lisset Fernández García to general counsel of Habanos S.A. Four months ago, Fernández García was promoted to legal director of the company….

The First Half Decade (Programming Notes)

It’s that time of the year. On midnight, Jan. 1, 2012 I turned on halfwheel to the public. While very little of halfwheel’s origins haven’t been told,…

Parks Smoking Ban Goes into Effect in Gaithersburg, Md. Today

A new parks smoking ban goes into effect today in Gaithersburg, Md., one of a handful of anti-smoking changes enacted by the city last October….