Editor’s Note: Much of the discussion from the earlier portion of the week was dominated by Dr. Paul Garmirian and comments he made to The Daily Caller. And then came this retraction. Most interesting, “should have never mentioned other manufacturers (even off the record).”

  • Liga Privada UF-13 Scheduled for 2013 — Story here.
  • Four Kicks Mule Kick — News on the limited edition here.
  • Habanos Prepares Release of Romeo y Julieta Petit Churchills — Press release here.
  • Gurkha Adds 7 x 54 Salomon to Cellar Reserve — Press release here.
  • Emilio to Distribute Global Premium Cigars — 1502 Cigars is now part of the ever-growing Gary Griffith portfolio. Press release here.
  • Two New Co-Sponsors to H.R. 1639 — Press release here.
  • Sen. Dean Heller Becomes 14th Co-Sponsor to S.1461 Here is the press release.
  • Riverside Hosts 262 Revere Launch — Press release here.
  • Grant’s Pipe Shop Threatened — Press release here.
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