There’s been a lingering question out there when it comes to smoking, and it’s in making the distinction between premium cigars and cigarettes. The question has bubbled to the surface again in the face of pending FDA cigar regulations, many of which are modeled after regulations already in place for cigarettes. The folks pushing for […]
Today I introduce to you the short video we at Famous Smoke Shop put together advising all of you who love cigars about the inherent dangers that exist if the FDA gains control over the cigar industry. The reason we did this is simple: our beloved industry is in REAL danger and this piece outlines […]
Come on and sing it with me, cigar lovers… The FDA took my stogies away, they took ‘em away, away from me The FDA took my stogies away, they took ‘em away, away from me… Ah, the Ramones classic with a new twist. Yeah, those crazy pranksters over at the Food and Drug Administration are […]
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Have you seen any of the news this past week? The calendar is kind of weird right now – since 4th of July fell on a Wednesday I’m sure that many people made it a 5-day weekend (and more power to you). In case you missed it, there was another jobs report, and much yelling […]
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According to an informal poll I conducted five minutes ago expressly for this article, 95% of cigar smokers enjoy an ice cold glass of suds alongside their favorite stogie. Among those who responded, some prefer their puro with a couple generous fingers of whisky, rum or tequila. Others prefer a well-made cocktail. Still others take […]
Anti-smoking legislature is fraught with problems, not the least of which is the erosion of personal liberty. I can understand anti-smoking laws in schools and hospitals, and even government buildings. But if you thought that banning smoking in privately-owned restaurants and clubs was an overstep of authority, wait until you get a load of this. […]
Cigar retailers and smokers across Pennsylvania breathed a collective sigh of relief today as Governor Rendell signed into law a budget containing no new taxes on cigars. Call me a pessimist, but I’m still worried about future budgets. “I can’t believe they left this money on the table and they’d rather see people laid off […]
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For 75 years, Famous Smoke Shop has dutifully served millions of cigar smokers, supporting their freedom to enjoy premium handmade cigars wherever and whenever they choose. Sadly, that freedom is under attack by an anti-smoking movement who, through a variety of tactics (including support for burdensome cigar taxes and lobbying for restrictive smoking bans), seek to revoke your simple right to choose.
In addition to advocating on your behalf as a premium cigar enthusiast, we’re providing you the information you need to be a well-informed consumer with regard to those who are working to take that right away.
We are fighting for you. We are empowering you to do the same.