OK, its not really tobacco legislation, but I think you can see where it fits ;)
House panel to move forward on easing Cuba policy | Reuters
Also, in the article they mention easing agricultural restrictions... Wonder if tobacco counts as agricultural?
Here's the deal, I have several cigars that I would like your honest, unbiased opinion on. I am in no way a representative for this cigar nor am I affiliated or will benefit from the company/family that makes it.
I am however curious as to what you all there in Ceegar-land think of this...
In an effort to reintegrate myself into the Jungle, I figured I would share my latest foray into reviewing some cigars in the blind.
I am lucky enough to get to participate in the blind panel reviews for Smoke Magazine from time to time and I thought I would share my reviews with...
Below is an explanation of the rating process. To come up with these rating we all smoke and review up to 5 cigars per cigar review.
2. Nose (pre-light smell of the tobacco---not wrapper, but the tobacco)
5. Finish (after-taste)
Ok here is the deal. I have never done a detailed review on a cigar, so why not give it a shot. I want three other members that have never done a detailed review and the four us will make up the Rookies Review Panel.
OK here is the panel
1. tx_tuff (Frank)
2. stig (Philip)
What this will/could imply for cigars?
What I like the most is: "Fees imposed on tobacco product makers and importers would pay for the FDA's new oversight"
In the latest Tasting Panel #9 we had two of the three lines of the Alec Bradley cigar line score a Very Good rating of at least 7.0
Alec Bradley Trilogy Exotic Maduro Torpedo
Blind #126 Alec Bradley Maxx The Fix
As most know it is very hard to score this high on panel...
The long awaited Tasting Review Panels are on again. Those that have responded and were on #10 will get first dibbs, but were running at least two right now. So Please review the Guidelines. HERE. If you are eligible and are willing to commit to the reviews. Sign up on any of the future...
The long awaited Tasting Review Panels are on again. Those that have responded and were on #10 will get first dibbs, but were running at least two right now. So Please review the Guidelines. HERE. If you are eligible and are willing to commit to the reviews. Sign up on any of the future panels...
Cigar Live is proud to have a great working relationship with many manufacturers. We have been asked to review various cigars and cigar related items and provide feedback to them. In hopes to be able to provide the type of feedback that is helpful and timely, we have devised some guidelines that...
I've been thinking about this for a long time now, and finally figured that I should say something. Now, I am not trying to be negative here, but, I think that the dragging out of the Blind review process goes against the purpose of the activity. When we sign up to do one of these, I think...
Ok so here it is! 20 members max for this one and yes there will be others. Only members that are not on a current tasting panel or have allready completed thier reviews for a current panel.
This panel will consist of 9 different cigars with only a blank band on it and a number. That number...
In an overwhelming majority of 17 to 4, and in defiance of a threatened veto by President Bush, the US Senate Finance Committee approved a bill to expand child healthcare using a large increase in tobacco tax. Most of the Republicans on the...