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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, […]

Hawaii Proposes Bill To Decriminalize Possession of Drug Parphernalia

Honolulu, Hawaii — House and Senate negotiators have come together and agreed on a bill that would decriminalize possession of drug paraphernalia in the Aloha State. Lawmakers recently met and agreed on the bill, which would cut the penalties for being caught with marijuana paraphernalia. The current law is punishable up to 5 years and prison […]

13 Yr Old Boy Donates Hand Warmers To Homeless

A recent windstorm hit (2015) Spokane Washington and it changed the lives of Jen Fiorino and her twin grandsons forever. After the storm Jen and her grandson’s were returning some books to the library when they found several families camping inside the library to simply stay warm. Homelessness effects us all differently and for Tyler […]

CAO Cigars – Since 1995 – Producing Premium Cigars

Nashville, Tennessee 1968, Cano Aret Ozgener started his cigar business out of his garage. He sold meerschaum and briar pipes and humidors. For his company name he simply used his initials: CAO. In 1995, the company jumped head first into the US cigar boom by first moving their cigar production facilities and by bringing Cano’s […]

Vintage Cigar Posters – Collector Tips

One of the leading industries to explode on to the nineteenth century advertising world was the cigar industry and they did it with big, bold colorful posters. With further advancements in lithography cigar makers sold their cigar posters with images of moneyed swells, sexy girls, vintage soldiers and more unique concepts. Now you can add […]