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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Become a Cigar Smoker in 5 Easy Steps – How to Buy Cigars

A guy in my office recently asked how he could become a cigar smoker. After telling him that smoking cigars is a hobby, not an addiction, and blah blah blah, I realized that new cigar smokers and cigar smoker wannabes could use a little guidance. Over the course of five blog posts, I will share my advice on how to become a cigar smoker in 5 easy steps. I thought I could pull this off in a single post, but damn, there is a lot to learn new cigar smoker! So let’s get to it with Step One.

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