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December,
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:
24 CATEGORY REPORT
Hookahs Head Mainstream
Domestically-produced hookah tobaccos from major suppliers points to a huge turning point for a once fringe segment.
By Dale Scott

32 PIPE FOCUS
Alfred Dunhill: Keeping the Tradition Alive
Times change, but the White Spot legend continues to make history.
By Richard Carleton Hacker

38 DR. SMOKE
The Big Holiday Month
Retailers must be at the top of their game for the most crucial retailing month of the year.
By Roger Bacon

40 REGULATION FOCUS
FDA Tobacco Regulation: Immediate Overreaching
Much uncertainty surrounds the FDA's flavored cigarette prohibition.
Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team

42 NATO News
More Industry Challenges
By Thomas Briant


D e p a r t m e n t s

10   Editorís Letter

14   Retailing News

16   Industry News

20   Calendar


44   Pipe Update

46   Brand News

48   Product Showcase

50   Ad Index



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 © 1998-2009 by Lockwood Trade Journal Co. Inc. HTML production and copyright © 1998-2009 by Keys Technologies. All rights reserved.