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July/August 2017
Vol. 28, No. 3



Art of Family Ownership
Dominican cigar titan Tabacalera El Artista promotes two new cigar brands in the U.S. market.

For the Team
In the last 10 years, the IPCPR has evolved into more than just a trade show association. Meet the retailers fighting every day to protect the premium cigar industry.

The IPCPR’S 85th Annual Convention & International Trade Show kicks off July 10.

Fulfilling Promises
A little more than a year after assuming General Cigar Company’s presidency, Regis Broersma is steering the company toward a bright future.

Fresh Spark
For 25 years, Prometheus and God of Fire have provided a new spark in the cigar accessory and premium cigar industries.

Business: Workplace Drug Abuse
More people than ever before are using drugs illicitly, presenting employers with the costly burden of identifying and responding appropriately to workplace drug abuse.

Ask the Tobacconist: Harbinger of the Industry
California’s latest tobacco tax seems like a recipe for disaster. Our resident tobacconist discusses how to overcome it.

Confessions of a Consumer
The coolidor is here! Frederick Jordan has a solution to the stockpiling conundrum.