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VODCast: Trademarks in the Cigar Industry

This week on The Cigar Authority Live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire…Let’s Talk Trademarks in the Cigar Industry! It’s always an issue, year after year and its complicated! What brand owners can call their cigar brands and size… and what they can’t! In the first hour we will smoke the new Aladino Cigar Bar from United Cigars while in the second hour we will fire the Perdomo Habano BBA Epicure CT […]

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The 2015 IPCPR Preview Show

This time next week the IPCPR show will be under way in New Orleans and a lot of new brands will make their official debut. Today we discuss some of those brands. We all review the year Davidoff had which was easily the best year of any cigar company out there. We will smoke the cigar they will debut at the show, Davidoff Escurio and give you our thoughts. All this and the usual shenanigans […]

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Media | Mr. Garofalo Goes To Washington

In what led to the Presidency for Ronald Reagan, our own David Garofalo went to Washington DC this past week where he campaigned for justice, the justice of cigar smokers. Joined by the likes of Glynn Loope, Rocky Patel, Rafael Nodal and countless others they walked the halls of the Senate soliciting Senators and Representatives to leave premium cigars alone. We will also be joined by Jeremy Soares the New England sales rep for My […]

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News: Gran Habano Trademark Issue

The US Patent and Trademark Office has sent notice to Santa Cruz cigars, the makers of Gran Habano. The Trademark office states that Gran Habano has mislead the public via use of the word Habano. In the document they believe that the company is attempting to mislead the public into believing they are selling cigars from Cuba. Santa Clara which utilizes tobacco grown in Honduras and Nicaragua is fighting this accusation which was obviously put into […]

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