Part II of My Interview with Rocky Patel – The Fight to Save Premium Cigars

Thanks to Rocky Patel and his fervent resolve, the future of premium cigars doesn’t look as bleak today as it did during the early months of 2013. However, the uncertain future of the centuries-old industry does continue to terrify cigar makers. “I think and I hope that premium cigars will be regulated, if at all, very differently from the mass market product. I am hopeful but I am also scared,” said Patel. “It is a crime. It is scary.” Rocky Patel has not been shy in his quest to save…

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Cigar Enthusiasts Fight Back – FDA Smells Defeat

I recently stumbled upon this great article about our fight against the FDA. It seems that all the lobbying, letters, voices and protests have worked. The FDA’s grip seems to be loosening and the delusional proposals on tobacco regulations on premium cigars appears to be almost over. Check out this article and see for yourself.   Stay strong brothers and sisters of the leaf and continue the fight because the battle is not over yet to keep ’em lit. Long Ashes

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