January 18, 2018

Rhode Island Governor Proposes Cigar Tax Increase

In addition to a slew of new legislation being proposed across the country, budgets for the upcoming fiscal year are starting to emerge, and in...
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Casa Turrent 1880

Casa Turrent closed out 2017 not by celebrating that year, but with the release of a cigar named for the year 1880, which pays tribute...
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New Jersey Legislature Will Take Up Park and Beach Smoking Ban for Third Time

For the third time in four years, legislators in New Jersey will take up the issue of a smoking ban for parks, forests and beaches,...
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Washington City, Utah Says No More Tobacco Specialty Shops

If you had plans of opening a tobacco specialty shop or e-cigarette store in Washington City, Utah, you might want to rethink your plans, as...
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Matt Dogali Resigns as IPCPR State Head, Rachel Hyde Promoted

Matt Dogali, the senior director of state affairs for the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR), will resign effective Jan. 24. Dogali started with...
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La Flor Dominicana Releasing Elite Torpedo Next Week

Next Thursday, Elite Cigar Cafe of Addison, Texas will release an exclusive La Flor Dominicana. It’s called the La Flor Dominicana Elite Torpedo, a 6...
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Tobacco Tax Change Proposed in New Jersey

Legislators in New Jersey will once again consider a significant change to the tobacco tax this session, as a bill has been introduced that would...
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New Hampshire Tobacco Purchase Age Increase to Get First Hearing

A bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in New Hampshire is scheduled to get its first committee hearing today. S.B....
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