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February 1999
Volume 26
Number 1



Taxation Report:
California's Wake-up Call
by Dale Scott
If the folks that brought California its disastrous Proposition 10 tobacco taxation plan have their way, similar measures could soon be coming to your state. Will you be prepared to fight and win if Rob Reiner tries to put you out of business?
ShopTalk:
Pipe Smokers Accessorize
by Jim Lawson
With renewed activity in the pipe segment, enthusiasts can easily be tempted by a range of related accessories. How does your selection of pipe paraphernalia stack up?
Category Focus:
Vintage Cigars
by Bob Ashley
You've mastered the origin of every cigar in your humidor. But do you really understand all the differences among the vintage labels? What do they really mean?






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


California Smokers Have Choices;
Retail Tobacco Shops Don't



What's Happening and Where in the Tobacco Industry


Equipment and Services for Effective Retailing


Products and News from the Pipe World


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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