Archive for January, 2009

St. Patrick Day’s Cigar Ban Exemption

var iamInit = function() {try{initIamServingHandler(234,282,557654,"http://cdn.pis.picapp.com/IamProd/Resources/Css/css2.css")}catch(ex){}}()There are certain things in life that come together naturally and one of them are cigars and St. Patrick’s Day. Unfortunately for those in Washington, DC, there is currently a smoking ban in effect. Does that mean that St. Patrick’s Day will be a cigar-less event? The Universe is not that cruel, it seems. According to NBC Washington, Irishmen in DC just might be given a break on this special day: This St. Patrick's Day, ...

Dwaine Caraway Follows Baltimore’s Example

It seems that lawmakers all over the United States are out on a mission – a mission to wage war against cigars. In the last post, I wrote about Baltimore banning the sale of single cigars and instead putting a minimum limit of 5 cigars per sale. Going down south, they are trying to push a similar move in Texas. Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway of Dallas, Texas is proposing a similar measure. He originally proposed to disallow many stores to sell cigars unless the sold them ...

October 1: Buy Cigars In 5s

var iamInit = function() {try{initIamServingHandler(234,324,505930,"http://cdn.pis.picapp.com/IamProd/Resources/Css/css2.css")}catch(ex){}}()If you live in Baltimore, then you would know about this by now. In fact, I distinctly remember writing about this piece of legislation some time ago. I didn’t think that it would ever be passed for sure but I guess I was wrong. According to the Baltimore Examiner, starting October 1 of this year, you can only buy cheap cigars in packs of 5s. I guess it is not such a big deal for ...

Cigar Festivals To Be Held In Cuba And The Dominican Republic

var iamInit = function() {try{initIamServingHandler(234,352,505888,"http://cdn.pis.picapp.com/IamProd/Resources/Css/css2.css")}catch(ex){}}()Hey fellow cigar lovers, here is something that we can all look forward to this year. What do Cuba and The Dominican Republic have in common? You got it – they are two of the biggest cigar producing nations in the whole wide world. But there is more – they are organizing cigar festivals for the month of February! In Cuba, the 11th Habanos Festival is in the works while in The Dominican Republic, they will ...