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August/Sept.
2001



Tobacco Report:
Mighty Corojo
By Bob Ashley
The hottest "new" tobacco variety to hit the U.S. market is surrounded by mystery and drama: Cross-breeds, strain purity, and seed origins of this powerful leaf have all the makings of a Cold War mystery.
Cigar manufacturers:
Tabacalera Perdomo: Esteli's Rising Powerhouse
By Dale Scott
For cigar companies born in the 1990s, merely surviving the decade was a formidable achievement. The Perdomos went one better, steadily building a successful brand portfolio, a thriving private label business, a year-old manufacturing compound.
Cigar Imports:
When the Cuban Embargo Ends...
By Richard Carleton Hacker
The Iron Curtain may have fallen suddenly in Europe, but the likelihood of such an overnight event occurring in U.S./Cuba relations is doubtful. The smart money is on a gradual evolution of relations. The groundwork is well underway.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


"Serious About Your Business"
by E. Edward Hoyt III



What's Happening and Where in the Tobacco Industry


Trends and Trendsetters in Specialty Tobacco Retailing


Products and News from the Pipe World


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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