January 13, 2017

2016 Awards: Top 25 Cigars

For the fifth time, halfwheel list its 25 best cigars of the year. This time the year is 2016 and the list is below. You will likely…

Davidoff 702 Series Launching Worldwide Next Month (Update)

In 2009, Davidoff released a limited edition cigar bearing the number 702, a name given to a unique hybrid-seed that was created using three different…

Bill Introduced in Congress to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA

Once again, there is a bill in Congress that would exempt premium cigars from regulation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Bill Posey,…

Cigar Stores in Maine Could Find Path to Becoming Cigar Lounges

Cigar stores in Maine could soon find themselves able to sell both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks as they might be able to get rebranded as…

Minnesota Cigar Tax Cut Proposed

A Minnesota state representative will once again try to score a win for cigar smokers by cutting the state’s cigar taxes by $3 per cigar….

A Word on Our “2016” List

In a few hours, halfwheel’s list of the top 25 cigars for 2016 will be published. I’ve spent the last few months trying to figure out how…

New Hampshire Legislators Introduce Cigar Tax Proposal

A trio of New Hampshire state representatives is seeking to eliminate the exemption for premium cigars from the state’s tobacco tax law, which would result…