Editor’s Note: It’s back. After taking a week off, here we go again. The Newsletter ships next week.

  • Two New MUWATs Land at Alliance Cigar — Story here.
  • Flor de las Antillas DeSocio Also Available through Alliance Cigar — Here.
  • Camacho Liberty 2013 Details Emerge — Here.
  • Ernesto Padilla “Hints” at Return of Padilla 1932 — “Maybe …we make it again” accompanied that picture.
  • Grace Sotolongo Announces Sotolongo Cigars — Here.
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  • Herrera Esteli Petit Lancero? — Willy Herrera tweeted the above photo of a 6 3/4 x 38 cigar.
  • Habanos S.A. Deletion List Emerges — Details here.
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  • Camacho Limited Edition Ashtray — Only 1,000 made. Available only at Bold Standard events.
  • Davidoff Nicaragua, DPG 10th Anniversary, J.D. Howard Reserve, Merlion Sea Lion, Oliva Melanio Maduro, Padilla Vintage Reserve, Perdomo 10th Anniversary Sun Grown and Smoking Jacket are all in stores now.
  • Inter-tabac 2013 Appears to Allow Smoking — Despite earlier clarifications, there was still concerns about smoking at the European trade show. There’s more evidence that it will be permitted.
  • La Porte, Indiana Rejects Park Smoking Ban — Here.
  • H.R. 792 Reaches 110 Cosponsors — Details here.
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Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.