New Site Highlights Mission of Cigar Advocacy Group
Cigar Rights of America site packed with information on membership benefits, consumer events and grassroots support Alexandria, VA, DATE: Cigar Rights of America (CRA) has launched a new website with…
CRA Leadership Brings Message to PCA Event in Vegas
The Cigar Rights of America leadership was recently in Las Vegas to attend and speak at the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) annual event. The event, which took place July 9-13…
New Mexico: A new bill introduced in the New Mexico House of Representatives would dramatically increase the cost of cigars by more than tripling the tax on large cigars. H.B. 33 would change the tax on large cigars from its current calculation, 25 percent of the wholesale price with a cap of 50 cents per cigar, to 77 percent of the wholesale price with no cap.
Florida: If you’ve been smoking cigars for a couple decades, chances are you’ve noticed that finding a place to light up is increasingly difficult. The first statewide smoking ban in bars arrived in California in 1998, and the trend has accelerated ever since. Twenty-eight states now have comprehensive indoor smoking bans on the books.
Kentucky: The Georgetown-Scott County Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve an application to rezone the property located at 1442 Delaplain Road from A-1 (agricultural) to B-1 (business) to allow the applicants, Leaf & Barrel, to move forward with plans to open a cigar and bourbon lounge on the property.
Florida: An Ybor City organization is working to support our troops by giving Cigars for Soldiers, a unique way to say thank you for their service with a gift that represents Ybor City. In a joint effort with the non-profit Support Our Troops, the Ybor City Development Corporation has been collecting ‘Cigars for Soldiers’ for around a decade.
Missouri: There’s a hidden corner of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis in Clayton that transports visitors back in time. For those in the know, all it takes is a handful of steps through a set of alternating arches, and poof – you’ve left the 2020s behind, entering instead into a posh space set 100 years in the past.