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Cigar Legislation: Oakwood, OH Bans Smoking On City Property

On Monday the city council for Oakwood, OH passed a smoking ban for all city property.  The new ordinance will encompass all city owned property including parks.  This new ordinance comes after complaints from residents near parks and is the first of its kind in Montgomery County. Oakwood is located in the western part of Ohio, near Kettering and Dayton and has a population of about 10,000.

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Cigar Editorial: The Smoker vs The Connoisseur

Last night I was at a little get together to watch college football, Hook’em Horns, and as always I brought along my travel humidor.  After eating one of the guys asked my friend who was hosting if he minding him smoking a cigar on his patio, my buddy instantly looked at me and started laughing as we have had many on the patio while watching the games.  The guest pulled a cigar from his shirt pocket and lit it.  I decided that this was my que to break out the…

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Editorial: The Future Looks Bright For General Cigars

The recent acquisitions of Toraño Cigars and Leccia Tobacco by General Cigar have created a large amount of buzz in the cigar community. Theories are flying from all angles as to why and what and so on. Many are speculating that the FDA might have been a driving factor, while some feel it may have just been a smart financial business move. There are also plenty who fear the possibility of re-blending could “ruin” what are wildly popular and successful cigars. As we look at General Cigar as a company…

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Cigar News: Tatuaje CIGWAR returns for a second release

The Tatuaje CIGWAR was a surprise release made exclusively for the 2014 GWAR BBQ, (you can read all about it here: Only 1,000 packs of 3 were released for this event and they sold out within 6 hours of going up for sale! Because the release was kept quiet up until the event, very few people were aware of these cigars and many missed out on the opportunity to pick up a pack for themselves. Well, lucky for us, Havana Connections has announced that they will be receiving a…

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Cigar News: Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera

Today Drew Estate announce the release of the Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera.  This will be a store exclusive going to Barrister Cigars in Union, New Jersey.  The project began after the 2013 New Jersey Cigar Festival where Willy Herrera introduced Barrister owner David Mallow to the blend.  In the official press release from Drew Estate Herrera had this to say:         “This was one of the blends that I was working on through 2012 and 2013. David smoked       it at the Festival and kept…

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