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Residents Try To Kill Spider With Torch Lighter – Causes Fire

Redding, California – According to firefighter’s residents of a small apartment accidentally started a fire by trying to kill a spider with a torch lighter. When firefighters arrived they could easily see smoke coming out of the first and second story windows. Within 15 minutes they had the blaze under control and the flames were […]

Fire Evacuations Lead to Illegal Butane Fuel Hash Oil Lab

Shortly after 11 am Wednesday the Santa Barbara County sheriff’s investigators responded to a home in the 2200 block of Bella Vista Drive. They were initially responding to a mandatory evacuation due to the raging fires in California when they came upon an illegal marijuana butane hash oil extraction lab. The sheriff’s department was notified […]

Ronson Butane – Zippo Lighters – Don’t Use To Light Your Cigar

Michael Herklots is Nat Shermans Cigar Company’s Executive Director of Retail and Brand Development shares his thoughts on the best way to light a cigar. One of the biggest mistakes for lighting a cigar is using a Zippo lighter. Most screw ups are centered on mangling the head, messing up the cut, but lighting up […]

Butane for BHO – Butane Hash Oil vs. CO2

Butane Refill for BHO

There is a growing trend in the United States within the marijuana community and it’s called BHO or Butane Hash Oil. Typically butane is used to refill a torch lighter, but in recent years its morphed into much more and it’s got a bad rap at times vs. CO2. The main drawback to using CO2 […]

3 Top Blunt Wraps – Dutch Masters Cigars, Swisher Sweets, Acid Cigarillos

Do you like rolling blunts? Have you wondered which blunt wraps are better than others? We’ve tested several and although subjective we came up with 3 top blunt wraps for your consideration. Swisher Sweets There are three important qualities that stand out with the Swisher Sweets cigarillos. (1) They burn very even and it’s a […]

Head Shop Found Not Guilty – Selling Pipe Accessories

Manitowoc, WI – There has been a crackdown of head shops across the country where local authorities have decided these shops are selling illegal drug paraphernalia to its customers. A head shop from Pennsylvania was recently found guilty of selling illegal drug paraphernalia and pipe accessories where the jury had no proof the customer was […]

500 Pre-Embargo Punch Corona Cigars – Go For $51,564 at Auction

There was over 300 different lots of vintage Cuban cigars that were sold at auction earlier this year raising nearly $553,000 in total sales. C. Gars LTD from the United Kingdom highlighted several rare offerings, including some cigars that pre-dated the Cuban embargo and other limited editions and brands long discontinued. The cigar that brought […]

Dunhill Tobacco – Auctions Off Old Tobacco Pipes, Jars, Books

Alfred Dunhill opened his first tobacco shop in Edwardian London and upon doing so he decided that his shop needed and eye catching display to get customers attention. Mr. Dunhill first started buying tobacco pipes, jars and books because he wanted to add to his display cabinet and what started out as a commercial ploy […]

Cheyenne Cigars Strawberry 100’s

Cheyenne International’s Cheyenne Cigars brand is unveiling a Strawberry SKU this year. The Strawberry Cigars 100’s, made at the company’s manufacturing facility in Grover, N.C., joins 11 other styles in the Cheyenne Cigars roster. According to CEO David Scott, “The addition of Strawberry 100’s was a natural next step for the brand. Despite the Tobacco Control Act, signed into […]

Backwoods Cigars – U. S. Cannabis Cup – Las Vegas

There was a great turnout for day one of the High Times U.S. Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was held at the Moapa Indian Reservation along the Valley of Fire Highway and I-15 despite rumors the Feds were going to raid the event? U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden sent a letter of intent […]

Discontinued Backwoods Cigars – Unique Flavors

Backwoods Cigars  1- Banana Backwoods Cigars Flavor  Backwoods banana cigars are some of the most sought after cigars in the world. One reason is that people like to take them apart and to roll their own weed in place of the tobacco called a Blunt. These popular flavors are near impossible to find in the […]

John F. Kennedy – He Loved A Good Premium Cigar

You cannot mention politics today without thinking about the Kennedy family. There are so many life altering moments from the Kennedy’s along with achievements that have become a part of the American consciousness. The day John and then shortly thereafter his brother Bobby was assassinated to Teddy’s deadly car crash at Chappaquiddik and John Jr’s […]

One of Today’s Best Rolling Papers – Shine 24K Gold

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.76″] With several States legalizing Marijuana now there has been a big increase in how people smoke. One of the most popular ways still is the old fashioned joint and with this method you need some rolling papers. It’s become a fashion statement today to have your own special rolling paper brand […]