Yesterday, new US House Bill H.R. 792 (113th Congress) also known as the “Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013″ gained 4 new co-sponsors, bringing the total up to 21. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2013
Cigar Preview: Room 101 Master Collection – Sneak Peek
Last weekend we were in West Palm Beach, FL for Smoke Inn’s 7th Annual Great Smoke cigar festival. Before Saturday’s big festivities got underway we attended Friday’s pre-event dinner hosted by Smoke Inn, Room101 BigDelicious Cigars with special guest Matt Booth. During the dinner, Booth and Dylan Austin, Head of Marketing for Camacho and Room101 passed out samples of the new Room101 Master Collection – a limited edition cigar aimed at being a one-time release in various vitolas. Continue reading
Cigar Review: La Aurora Preferidos Diamond 1903 Edition
In the summer of 2012 La Aurora Cigars released the all-new La Aurora 1903 Edition Preferidos (Black) Diamond – a regular core line perfecto that comes in a Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper. The Diamond is an extension to La Aurora’s Preferidos line which already consists of the following offerings: Platinum (Cameroon); Emerald (Ecuadorian); Sapphire (Connecticut); Gold (Corojo) and Ruby (Brazilian Maduro). Continue reading
Cigar News: Fonseca Cubano Exclusivo – Sneak Peek!
S.A.G. Imports announces the release of an all-new cigar called the Fonseca Cubano Exclusivo. Billed as a full-bodied box-pressed cigar, Exclusivo will be a departure from Fonseca’s more light (mild) cigar offerings.
News: CroMagnon Venus – New Retail Exclusive
RoMa Craft Tobac announces another new retail exclusive under their existing CroMagnon line. Introducing the all-new Venus, a 6-1/2 x 56 Petite Salamone being made especially for R. Fields in Honolulu Hawaii.
Legislation: US Bill Redo, HR-1639 becomes HR-792
Every two years, the United States Congress recommences the numbering of all House and Senate bills back to one (1). Which means you can end up having two totally different bills with the same exact number.
Just as many cigar rights advocates were getting used to referencing US House Bill H.R. 1639 (112th Congress) – known as the “Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011″ – we now must re-focus our attention and energies to new US House Bill H.R. 792 (113th Congress) known as the “Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013″. H.R. 792 is a new bill introduced by co-sponsors Bill Posey (Republican – Florida) and Kathy Castor (Democrat – Florida) on Friday, February 15, 2013. Continue reading
Cigar Preview: Big Delicious – Smoke Inn Retail Exclusive
West Palm Beach, FL – Last night cigar enthusiasts from all across the country descended upon Monroe’s of Palm Beach for the 2013 The Great Smoke Pre-Event Dinner hosted by Smoke Inn, Room101 BigDelicious Cigars with special guest Matt Booth. Continue reading
News: IPCPR Tables Trade Show Consumer Day
The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) had plans to unveil two new events at this year’s upcoming 2013 Annual Trade Show and Convention: 1) open the show-room floor for to the general public during the last day of the trade show; 2) host a celebrity roasting event. Continue reading
News: Crowned Heads Announces J.D. Howard Reserve
Nashville, Tennessee based Crowned Heads announces new cigar line set to compliment previously released lines Headley Grange and Four Kicks. Continue reading
News: General Cigar Launches New Website
The new General Cigar website www.cigarworld.com has just gone live! After almost an entire year of site redesign, everything has finally come together and is ready for action.