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Menthol Cigarettes – Will They Be Banned Next?

On average tobacco sales at a typical gas station/convenient store make up about 36% of their sales after gasoline. According to industry sales data if a state decided to ban all types of flavored tobacco products, which would include menthol cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarette’s, vapor products and moist chewing tobacco their store would […]

OHM Pipe Tobacco – Win $250 – Golden Ticket Promotion

Windy City Cigars has a great promotion for our new customers and especially for our repeat customers. We value your business and to show you how much we appreciate your loyalty we’re promoting a fun chance at winning $250. We have a Golden Ticket where those lucky customers who find this golden ticket inside will […]

What Is A Backwoods Blunt?

Backwoods Blunt A Backwoods blunt in an all-natural tobacco leaf that people are using to roll and smoke marijuana. There are several popular sizes and flavors, which include original, honey, honey berry, honey bourbon and sweet aromatic. There are a few blends that are limited edition and these are the Dark Stout and Banana flavors. […]

Cigarette Sales Down – Tobacco Smoking Accessories Up

Cigarette smoking has gone down over the past decade yet despite this market trend tobacco smoking accessories such as lighters, rolling papers, cigarette rolling machines, humidors, pipes, pipe cleaners, pouches and cigar cutters, namely private label are making a profit. Information Resources Inc. (IRI) released a 52 week report on convenience store sales from March 2017 to […]

Gurkha Cigars – Looking To Purchase American Caribbean Cigar Factory

Gurkha Cigars is looking to purchase its own cigar factory. Owner Kaizad Hansotia is pursuing a partnership between his company and with American Caribbean Cigar, Inc factory located in Esteli, Nicaragua. It’s taken five years for these two companies to build a sustainable relationship working together. The new Nicaraguan factory will produce a large portion […]

Packers – Sam Shields – Charged With Marijuana Possession

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Backwoods Cigars Last October 2016 Green Bay Packer Sam Shields was arrested for possession of marijuana after police went to his home to investigate delivery of marijuana through the U.S. Postal service. When the police arrived, Shields himself answered the door smoking a weed-laced cigar blunt (similar to a Backwoods cigar) and had […]

Packer – Geronimo Allison – Suspended Without Pay

Last year Green Bay Packer Geronimo Allison (who played college football at Illinois) was stopped for speeding on Route 43 near Francis Creek. During this traffic stop trooper Bryan Ashenbrenner of the Wisconsin State Patrol smelled marijuana coming from the rental car. Allison informed the officer that he was a player for the Green Bay […]

Vintage Prince Albert Tobacco Poster Goes For $8,400

R.J. Reynolds started the Prince Albert Tobacco company in 1907 and it quickly became the American brand of tobacco. It’s still one of the most popular pipe tobacco brands sold in the United States today. Most vintage Prince Albert collectables are red in color, where the tin cans are decorated with black and white images […]

​Oliva Cigars – Since 1886 – History of a Great Company

Oliva Cigar Company produces and manufactures multiple brands of premium cigars both grown and produced in Nicaragua and sold worldwide. The company began growing its premium tobacco in Pinar del Rio, Cuba in 1886 under the leadership of patriarch Melanio Oliva. In 1964 after the 1959 Cuban Revolution, Melanilo’s grandson Gilbert Oliva migrated to Spain […]