Our local cigar shop used to have a lounge but laws have wiped that out and I understand that is happening more and more in the U.S. Here in Canada, another business killer for this shop is taxes and duties, not to mention the decline in our favorite activity.
HOWEVER, folks can smoke and trade...
The Betrothed by Rudyard Kipling
"You must choose between me and your cigar."
--BREACH OF PROMISE CASE, CIRCA 1885.
Open the old cigar-box, get me a Cuba stout,
For things are running crossways, and Maggie and I are out.
We quarrelled about Havanas--we fought o'er a good cheroot,
And I knew...