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February
2003



Retail Profile:
Tobacco Valley Cigar Company
by Joseph Finora
Connecticut's fabled tobacco tradition, once nearly lost to the dusty leaves of history books, is alive and well at Tobacco Valley Cigar Company, thanks to the creative efforts and foresight of proprietor Michael Tarnowicz who draws from the past to create smokes worthy of the future.
Cigarettes:
Nat Sherman: A New York State of Mind
by E. Edward Hoyt III, Editor
Luxury cigarette maker Nat Sherman may have set up shop in North Carolina, but the first new launch from its state-of-the-art factory is all New York - and it's ready to take on the country.
Association Update:
Defending Tobacco Retailing
By Thomas A. Briant
Don't take your business for granted; support the fight for retail rights.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Recharging the Spirit at RTDA
by E. Edward Hoyt III



What's Happening and Where in the Tobacco Industry


Trends and Trendsetters in Specialty Tobacco Retailing


Production, Distribution, Regulation, Trade...


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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