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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 […]

Vintage Punch Cigars Go For $52,000 at London Auction

Earlier this month the auction house C Gars Ltd from London in the United Kingdom held an online auction featuring over 300 lots of vintage Cuban cigars. The online auction featured several rare contributions including limited editions and long discontinued brands dating back to the Cuban embargo. The item that sold for the most was […]

Woman Hides Bugler Tobacco, Lighters Outside Georgia Prison

Late last June, 2017 a Georgia woman confessed to hiding contraband outside of Central State Prison in West Macon. According to an arrest warrant she was charged with “trading with inmates,” where she hid 72 packs of Bugler tobacco, four packs of rolling papers, three cans of Kodiac chewing tobacco and five bic lighters all stuffed […]

?Gurkha Cigars – Cellar Reserve 15 Year – Debuts This August

Gurkha cigars announced months ago that they would be debuting their new 15 Year Cellar Reserve at the 2017 IPCPR Convention & Trade show to honor the highly sought after Cellar Reserve 10th anniversary line. The Gurkha Cellar Reserve 15 Year is perfected with an Ecuadorian Rosado wrapper, a Nicaraguan binder and Condega, Esteli, Jalapa and […]

Flavored Cigars | Acid Cigars | Top Five Vendors | Global Market

There is high demand for flavored cigars in the global market and this is marked by quick changing demands by consumers and certain preferences, economic conditions and those customers standard of living. There are several small and big vendors who are selling flavored cigars based on price, quality, creativity, reputation and product distribution. One of […]

Man Arrested Twice in the Same Day – Stole Cigarette Tubes

GLOVERSVILLE, NY ? According to city police local man Stephen M. Politsch, 24 years old, of Bloomingdale Ave is being charged with more than six incidents of domestic violence within two days of each other. Charges include second degree harassment, petit larceny, criminal mischief, third degree assault, second degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth degree criminal mischief, […]

Smoking Accessories – Up In Smoke?

In order for smoking accessories to succeed in today’s world they must first adapt to the squeeze put on them by regulations. Typically this list include lighters, rolling papers, cigarette rolling machines, tubes, snuffers, ashtrays, hookahs, etc… For the year ending April 16, 2017 smoking accessories totaled $254 million up 1.7% from the year before […]

Steph Curry – Puffing On A Victory Cigar – Worth The Wait

Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry puffing a cigar inside Oracle Arena after winning his second NBA championship. What better way to celebrate your victory as NBA champions than to light up a stogie and that’s just what Steph Curry did when his Golden State Warriors won their second title in three years. The two time […]

Zenith Watch Company – 50th Anniversary of Cohiba Cigars

Just a reminder to Cohiba cigar fans around the world. Last year Zenith the world famous watch maker came out with the limited edition El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Cohiba Edition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cohiba Cigars. These were limited edition Cohiba cigars produced with 50 in rose gold and 500 in steel. The Zenith/Cohiba watch is […]

Cigar Shaped UFO Spotted Over France

Cigar-shaped ‘alien spaceship’ with flashing lights is seen in Paris after appearing in Australia and China, conspiracy theorists claim. A mysterious new video along with several pictures has emerged, which conspiracy theorists believe may show a UFO in the sky over France. An unusual cigar-shaped object, which radiates beams of light, was spotted near Paris, […]

White Owl Cigars Pitchman – Voice of Heat Miser Dies at 94

George S. Irving the voice of the beloved ‘Heat Miser’ from popular children’s Christmas special, “A Year Without A Santa Claus” and the famed pitchman for White Owl cigars on television, died at the age of 94. His daughter, Katherine Irving, said the cause of death was heart failure. “George had a proficient jaw line […]

Trump At It Again – Now Wants To Undo Travel and Business With Cuba

Well our wonderful President Trump is at it again. He now wants to reverse the Obama Administrations lifting of the travel ban with Cuba and restrict travel to and from our Island neighbor. Trump also wants to stop all US companies from doing business with the Cuban government. Of course no plan was laid out, […]