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Cigar News: Camacho Launches Box-Pressed (BXP) Extensions

PINELLAS PARK, FL (THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017) –– , the world’s leading brand of bold cigars, is proud to announce the nationwide launch of new () extensions to its winning Connecticut, Corojo and Ecuador lines.

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Cigar News: Famous Smoke Releases ‘Judge Volume 2’

EASTON, PA – , the largest American-owned distributor of discounted premium cigars online, has announced a new cigar release: The Volume 2. In a collaboration with Jesus Fuego, this new premium cigar is in production at a boutique factory in and is now available exclusively at .

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Editorial: Puro Sabor | Nicaraguan Cigar Festival 2017 – Day 1

The festival starts out in the city of Granada. Although not known particularly for making cigars, it is ’s oldest city. I found Granada to be much more tourist-friendly than my previous visit to Esteli. It is ’s sixth most populous city. Granada is historically one of ’s most important cities, economically and politically. It has a rich colonial heritage, seen in its architecture and structure. Granada was founded in 1524 by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, and is allegedly the first European city in mainland America.

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Cigar News: Altria Acquires Nat Sherman Cigars

RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Group, Inc. () (NYSE:MO) today announced that it has acquired the privately-held Sherman Group Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries (). sells super-premium cigarettes and premium cigars, and joins Philip Morris USA Inc. and John Middleton Co. as part of ’s smokeable products segment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Cigar News: Congress Re-Introduces the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act

Today, Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) re-introduced the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017, at the request of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (“”) and Cigar Rights of America (“CRA”). The legislation’s explicit purpose is to both define what constitutes a “premium cigar” and exempts the product category from regulations now in place under the ’s Final Rule. The bill is identical to its predecessor in the 114th Congress, H.R. 662, which had the support of 170 Members of the House of Representatives.

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Blind Man's Puff - Cigar Reviews, Ratings, News, Tips, Tricks

Cigar News: Camacho Launches Box-Pressed (BXP) Extensions

PINELLAS PARK, FL (THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017) –– Camacho, the world’s leading brand of bold cigars, is proud to announce the nationwide launch of new box-pressed (BXP) extensions to its winning Connecticut, Corojo and Ecuador lines.

Cigar News: Famous Smoke Releases ‘Judge Volume 2’

EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the largest American-owned distributor of discounted premium cigars online, has announced a new cigar release: The Judge Volume 2. In a collaboration with Jesus Fuego, this new premium cigar is in production at a boutique factory in Nicaragua and is now available exclusively at Famous Smoke Shop.

Editorial: Puro Sabor | Nicaraguan Cigar Festival 2017 – Day 1

The festival starts out in the city of Granada. Although not known particularly for making cigars, it is Nicaragua’s oldest city. I found Granada to be much more tourist-friendly than my previous visit to Esteli. It is Nicaragua’s sixth most populous city. Granada is historically one of Nicaragua’s most important cities, economically and politically. It has a rich colonial heritage, seen in its architecture and structure. Granada was founded in 1524 by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, and is allegedly the first European city in mainland America.

Cigar News: Altria Acquires Nat Sherman Cigars

RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altria Group, Inc. (Altria) (NYSE:MO) today announced that it has acquired the privately-held Sherman Group Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries (Nat Sherman). Nat Sherman sells super-premium cigarettes and premium cigars, and joins Philip Morris USA Inc. and John Middleton Co. as part of Altria’s smokeable products segment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Cigar News: Congress Re-Introduces the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act

Today, Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) re-introduced the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017, at the request of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (“IPCPR”) and Cigar Rights of America (“CRA”). The legislation’s explicit purpose is to both define what constitutes a “premium cigar” and exempts the product category from regulations now in place under the FDA’s Final Rule. The bill is identical to its predecessor in the 114th Congress, H.R. 662, which had the support of 170 Members of the House of Representatives.

Quick Cigar Review: Pinar del Rio | Reserva Superior Salomon

This was an excellent cigar. I have never come across a PDR that I didn’t enjoy, but this one was among the best. I could also sense in it great aging potential and I believe time will only bring out more of the spice and coffee bean I detected in pre-light. These will not be around long, and I would advise against hesitation on purchasing some of these, as they will not lost long. I remember debating on pulling the trigger on a box of these when they were available years ago, and now regret not buying it even more. Buy a box of these, you will not be sorry.

Cigar News: Famous Smoke Announces Vudu “Damballa”

EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, specializing in offering the web’s widest selection of cigars at the lowest prices, has announced the fifth release in their exclusive Vudu cigars series, Vudu Damballa. Like its four predecessors, Vudu Damballa comes to retail with very attractive price point, averaging just under $4.50 (MSRP) per cigar. Keeping with the mystical Haitian Voodoo theme that runs through the entire series, Damballa – the serpent spirit Sky Father and primordial creator of all life who rules the mind, intellect, and cosmic equilibrium – is illustrated on the humidor jar packaging with a jet black, snakeskin-like appearance accented by splashes of red and white. In Voodoo culture, Damballa is “The Great Master” who created the cosmos by using his 7,000 coils to form the stars and the planets in the heavens and shaped the hills and valleys on earth.

Quick Cigar Review: Jas Sum Kral | Zlatno Sonce Toro

This was an excellent cigar. It was a Connecticut, which I usually don’t gravitate towards, but as I said before, this is not your typical Connecticut. There is TONS of flavor and many transitions to keep your attention. The cigar was very smooth, and could be enjoyed anytime of the day not just with your coffee or as your 1st smoke of the day, but I will recommend you smoke it on a fresh palate in order to taste all the flavors this stick throws at you. My hat’s off to Riste on making a wonderful smoke.

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