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October,
2009

    Announcing our NEW Digital Edition!

Simply Click on the animated image on the left to log in (or view a FREE demo) of the new Smokeshop Magazine DIGITAL EDITION - with full editorial content, searchable articles, and lots of exciting new features for our subscribers!



Spotlight Online Feature:
32 RETAIL PROFILE
Store-in-Store Debuts
Davidoff of Geneva Madison Ave. is host to a new boutique that carries the full S.T. Dupont product line.
By E. Edward Hoyt III

36 TRADESHOW REPORT
Economy be Damned
Fired up, fighting back, and a surprising amount of new merchandise at the IPCPR 2009 Trade Show.
By E. Edward Hoyt III

46 CONFERENCE ROUNDUP
Buying Power
The 13th Annual Smoker Friendly Conference & Tobacco Festival mixed order writing with heated discussions on key industry challenges.
By Augustus Farragut

50 RETAIL TRENDS
License Reporting Simplified
TMA has developed the Tobacco Product Compliance Center, a centralized time-saving system for handling tobacco license reporting.
Staff Report

54 DR. SMOKE
Loss Prevention
Any size shop can implement a variety of simple security measures for little cost and greatly reduce theft.
By Roger Bacon

56 REGULATION FOCUS
Heed the Change
Manufacturers and distributors need an intimate understanding of the new FDA legislation to safely navigate these uncharted waters.
By Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team

60 NATO News
Industry Sues FDA
By Thomas Briant


D e p a r t m e n t s

20   Editorís Letter

22   IPCPR Legislative Update

24   Retailing News

26   Industry News


30   Calendar

62   Pipe Update

64   Brand News

68   Product Showcase



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