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A New York Minute with Arielle Ditkowich

New York is one of the most unique places in the world, and it’s definitely a special place to live. Every language is spoken here,

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The Art of Pairing

So I’m sitting at a table at Club Macanudo, and it’s like clockwork. It doesn’t matter who I’m with. “She works for the company. Ask

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Where To Smoke: JR Cigar in NC

North Carolina is home to JR Cigar’s three retail locations, including its stunning Mooresville flagship store. Located on picturesque Lake Norman, just a few miles

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Interview with Lasse Petersen of Scandinavian Tobacco Group

Lasse Petersen, brand manager of pipe tobacco and RYO at Scandinavian Tobacco Group, speaks with Cigars & Leisure on the rising popularity of pipes among

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IPCPR, CRA, and CAA File Lawsuit Against FDA

Nothing like ending the week with a bang, right? It was announced today that three of the largest cigar groups in the nation–the International Premium

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Seven U.S. Senators Pen Letter to FDA

With the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulations imposed on the premium cigar and pipe tobacco industry coming near, there has been some moves made

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Cigar of the Week: Macanudo Mao

The Making of Macanudo Mao Alan Willner, General Cigar’s vice president of marketing: Macanudo is constantly evolving. If you look at the brand portfolio, you

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Interview with Nat Sherman’s Michael Herklots

Cigars & Leisure we interviewed Michael Herklots, vice president of retail and brand development at Nat Sherman. For those that may have missed it, here’s

Where to Smoke in Vegas: Casa Fuente

In Vegas, cigar enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds flock to one of the city’s most popular lounges, Casa Fuente. Located in The Forum Shops

Vegas’ Montecristo Cigar Bar

“Wow.” That’s the typical reaction of anyone who walks into Caesars Palace’s latest haven for cigar enthusiasts, the Montecristo Cigar Bar. Like the majority of