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Cigar Shops

VODCast: The Love/Hate Relationship With Lancero Cigars

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire at 12 Noon… It’s the love/hate relationship with Lancero cigars. It’s a debate that’s been going on for years, long and thin cigars that are perceived s great to some and not so great to others. Our own panel is split on the size, and we will discuss that as we fire up a La Aurora 107 Lancero. In the second hour we […]

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VODCast: The #1 Question Asked In The Cigar Shop

Broadcasting LIVE from the Toscano Cigar Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe… It’s the #1 Question asked in Cigar Shop’s across America and today we answer that question as we look at what’s new!  We take a look at the cigars that have just come out or are due to come out this year. New brands, sizes, and lines we have them all. In the first hour we look at […]

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Oklahoma Speaker Proposed Bill To Ban Smoking In Cigar Shops & Cigar Bars

Oklahoma has seen the introduction of a bill by the State Senate President Harold Wright (R-57) that would modify the Oklahoma Workplace Clean Air Act and remove an exemption for cigar smoking at cigar bars and cigar retailers in the Sooner State. The bill which was referred to the Public Health Committee  exited with the recommendation to pass by a 7-3 vote. Name Yea Nay NV Absent Rep. Chad Caldwell [R] X Rep. Regina Goodwin [D] […]

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Law | Nebraska Bill To Reinstate Smoking Passes

The measure by Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill that would exclude cigar shops from the 2008 Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act has passed the General Affairs Committee by a vote of 7-0 today. The bill will now go before the full Nebraska Legislature where it will be debated and voted upon. As reported last year, the Supreme Court of the state of Nebraska voted that the exemption granted was unconstitutional. No date was given for the […]

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Law | Nebraska Supreme Court Rules Against Cigar Bars

On Friday August 29th the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that allowing smoking in cigar bars and tobacco shops is an unconstitutional special legislation. The court which was divided stated in their ruling, “here is no substantial difference in circumstances between cigar bars and other public places or places of employment that justifies treating cigars bars differently. The judges added, “The purpose of the 2008 Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act is to protect the public health […]

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NY Cigar Shops Need Our Help!

The New York Tobacconists Association will be holding its first annual Stogathon, a fundraising event to benefit the organization’s legislative initiatives in Albany. The cigar dinner will take place Tuesday, July 24 at…

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