Cigar Aficionado’s 25th Anniversary Cover Challenge

It is hard to believe that Cigar Aficionado has been around for 25 years! To celebrate their quarter-century anniversary, they are holding a Cover Challenge, pitting Cigar Aficionado magazine covers from the last 25 years against each other and letting you vote for the best cover. Cigar Aficionado magazine selected 64 of their most memorable celebrity covers.

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2017 Cigar Trophies Announced by Cigar Journal Magazine

Cigar Journal recently announced the winners of the 2017 Cigar Trophies. Cigar Journal is the hands down best cigar magazine. Winners were selected via a two-step process. First, readers of Cigar Journal submitted their selections for each category and Cigar Journal selected finalists based on the number of votes received during the nomination phase. Next, readers selected the winners from the finalists of the nomination phase.

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House Approves Bill Exempting Premium Cigars from Regulation

On September 14th, 2017, the House of Representatives approved a Bill exempting premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)! The Bill now goes to the Senate for approval. According to Skopos Labs, the Bill has a 44% chance of being enacted. This could be great news for U.S. cigar smokers. Unfortunately, this is not as cool as it sounds.

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Become a Cigar Smoker in 5 Easy Steps – Join the Cigar Community

Over the course of five blog posts, I share my advice on how to become a cigar smoker in 5 easy steps. Step One discusses buying your first cigar. Step Two describes the various types of cigar cutters and how to cut a cigar. Step Three educates readers on how to light a cigar. Step Four discusses how to buy, prepare, and maintain a humidor. This final post in the series discusses how to join the cigar community.

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Become a Cigar Smoker in 5 Easy Steps – How to Buy, Prepare, and Maintain a Humidor

Over the course of five blog posts, I share my advice on how to become a cigar smoker in 5 easy steps. Step One discusses buying your first cigar. Step Two describes the various types of cigar cutters and how to cut a cigar. Step Three educates readers on how to light a cigar. This post discusses how to buy, prepare, and maintain a humidor.

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