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Cigar News: IPCPR Announces

IPCPR has launched a new grassroots website, This site is a resource for retailers and consumers to get involved with public policy issues that affect premium cigars. This launch coincides with their first grassroots campaign urging Congress to support a premium cigar exemption provision in the annual spending bill. Over time, this site will serve as the center of IPCPR’s grassroots effort with the cigar community for multiple federal and state initiatives.

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Cigar News: Alec Bradley Ships Fine & Rare JRS10 = (86)

The first Limited Edition Fine & Rate was released seven years ago. Alan Rubin wanted to make “the most complex cigar the world has ever seen.” The goal was to use 10 different tobaccos in the same blend and has become an annual release. This years’ is the Fine & Rare JRS10 = (86), a 6 ½” X 56 Ring Gauge Parejo, which is actually the second time this blend has been released, it was also the 2015 release.

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Ships Florida Sun Grown Limited Edition Trunk Press Toro

Drew Estate announced today that the Florida Sun Grown FSG Limited Edition Trunk Press Toro was shipping to Drew Diplomat. The blend of this edition is different from the regular line of FSG cigars using a Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf wrapper, Mexican binder, with one full leaf of Florida Sun Grown Cuban Seed Corojo, along with fillers from Nicaragua and Honduras. The regular line uses a Brazilan Arapiraca Maduro wrapper Honduran Habano binder, and Florida Sun Grown & Nicaragua filler.

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Cigar News: Providencia Announces La Misión Lancero

La Misión  translates to “The Mission” and makes the number of blends from the company five. La Misión tells the story of Providencia Cigars Founder Jim Faber’s “mission” to Honduras which started as a professional soccer player and turned into a mission to organize youth soccer camps to get boys and girls off the street in a gang littered environment.

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Cigar News: Cigars International Opens Store in Dallas

Cigars International has just opened a Super Store in the suburbs of Dallas-Fort Worth. This makes Cigars International’s fourth retail store and the first outside of Pennsylvania. The store was built in just six months and is located in a mixed-use development called Grandscape in The Colony.

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