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Nov./Dec.
2000



Special Annual Report:
2000 INDUSTRY REPORT
Smokeshop magazine's annual analysis of specialty tobacco retailing, based on our survey of retail performance in 1999.
Manufacturer Spotlight:
Puros Indios: Pure Dedication
by Dale Scott
Puros Indios cigars enjoy almost cult status with smokers. To know why, one must understand Rolando Reyes, Sr., company patriarch, whose credo of "tradition and perfection" defines the company.
Pipe Report:
SMS Meerschaums: Twenty Years of Pipe Artistry
by Jim Lawson
Meerschaum is frequently overlooked amidst the sea of briar pipes. To understand the current meerschaum pipe scene, one must understand the origin of the pipes themselves. Meerschaum importer and distributor SMS Meerschaums offers some expert insight.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Fire up Those Cigars... Or Not...
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


SMOKESHOP (ISSN 0146-9266), established in 1970, is published bi-monthly by Lockwood Trade Journal Co., Inc., 26 Broadway, Floor 9M, New York, NY 10004 USA. Copyright © 1998 by Lockwood Trade Journal Co. Inc. HTML production and copyright © 1999-2001 by Keys Technologies. All rights reserved.