Another Local Government “Gets It” and Reverses a Smoking Ban…Before it Starts cacover

Another Local Government “Gets It” and Reverses a Smoking Ban…Before it Starts

Source: Cigar Rights of America

Cigar Rights of America commends the Board of Commissioners for Johnson County, Indiana, just south of Indianapolis, as they voted this week to repeal a comprehensive smoking ban. The unique part of the story is they repealed it, before it took effect.

They adopted the smoking ban policy unanimously in November, and they voted unanimously to repeal the measure. Oh, the beauty of democracy.

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Miami Cigar & Co. Announces Nestor Miranda 70th Anniversary LE Cigars cacover

Miami Cigar & Co. Announces Nestor Miranda 70th Anniversary LE Cigars

Miami, FL — For Nestor Miranda�s 70th birthday on Valentine�s Day (2/14/13) “the most interesting man in the cigar business” is set to release a commemorative cigar for this historic milestone in his life.

The �Nestor Miranda 70th LE� will be released as a Lancero cigar from the two factories that Nestor has had a tremendous relationship with over the years. The boxes of 12 cigars will feature 6 from the My Father Factory in Nicaragua, and 6 from La Aurora in the Dominican Republic.

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The Dominican Republic requests WTO panel concerning plain packaging for tobacco products cacover

The Dominican Republic requests WTO panel concerning plain packaging for tobacco products

PRESS RELEASE

Geneva, 13 November 2012 – On 9 November 2012, the Dominican Republic requested the establishment of a panel under the dispute settlement procedures of the World Trade Organization (“WTO”) challenging Australia’s plain packaging measures for tobacco products. The Dominican Republic has asked that this request be included on the agenda of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body meeting on 17 December 2012.

From 1 December 2012, Australia will mandate that all tobacco products be sold in plain packaging. Packaging will be a standardized drab brown colour, with the brand and variant name in a standardized font and place, banning all logos or other design features. This move will prevent tobacco products from using their well-known trademarks and geographical indications.

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Gurkha 125th Anniversary Edition Cigars Now in Flight to Retailers cacover

Gurkha 125th Anniversary Edition Cigars Now in Flight to Retailers

Tamarac, FL — After much anticipation, the Gurkha 125th Anniversary Edition cigar is shipping to cigar stores nationwide! This special cigar is particularly significant as 2012 commemorates the 125th Anniversary of the Gurkha cigar, where it was this year back in 1887 at the height of the British rule that Nepalese soldiers first began to smoke and enjoy their own cigars from local tobacco, which they named: “Gurkhas.”

The 125th Anniversary is already an award winner, having received the company’s highest ever rating of 96 points by Cigar Journal and is the recent recipient of the prestigious Golden Label Award fo r the printing, design, innovation and technical execution of the 125th Anniversary cigar band.

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Why Arizona Voters Should Vote for Jeff Flake cacover

Why Arizona Voters Should Vote for Jeff Flake

Source: Cigar Rights of America

Washington, DC — For cigar enthusiasts, Richard Carmona presents the latest threat against your freedom to enjoy cigars. His election would likely result in increased cigar regulation, smoking restrictions, and taxes – NOT just for Arizonans, but for cigar aficionados ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.

As Surgeon General from 2002 -2006, Carmona led a crusade against tobacco and went so far as to support an all-out ban on tobacco products.

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J.C. Newman & Co. Bows 2012 Gift Ideas cacover

J.C. Newman & Co. Bows 2012 Gift Ideas

Brick House Ashtray ComboThe Brick House Ashtray Combo features 3 handmade Brick House cigars set in a 2 finger custom ceramic ashtray.

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Punch Kicks-Off Tailgating Season with Six Pack & Sweepstakes cacover

Punch Kicks-Off Tailgating Season with Six Pack & Sweepstakes

Punch Cigars is giving away the ultimate tailgating package

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Joya de Nicaragua Re-branding “Cuenca y Blanco” to “CyB” cacover

Joya de Nicaragua Re-branding “Cuenca y Blanco” to “CyB”

We did not realize there was any potential conflict over the name, otherwise we never would have used it to begin with…

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Alec Bradley Cigars Ships 2012 Fine & Rare Limited Edition Torpedo cacover

Alec Bradley Cigars Ships 2012 Fine & Rare Limited Edition Torpedo

A year ago, the 1,110 boxes of the first Fine & Rare cigar (52 x 6, toro size) sold out within 15 minutes — a reflection of the demand for, and Alec Br…

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Benji Menendez Inducted Into Aficionado “Hall Of Fame” cacover

Benji Menendez Inducted Into Aficionado “Hall Of Fame”

General Cigars SVP Benji Menedez is honored by being inducted into the Cigar Aficionado Hall of Fame.

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