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Welcome to Holy-Smoke.  I am glad that you have found your way to my cigar website.  I hope you enjoy your visit. 

21st ANNUAL BENEFIT CIGAR DINNER FOR LOCAL CHARITY                                                                 

Hard to believe but this year marks my 21st Anniversary Benefit Cigar Dinner for Local Charity.  This year's dinner will be on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport.   Online tickets pre-sale for past VIP quests are now available!  Tickets are $175 each.  Click on the link below if you received a pre-sale invition.  Check your letter for the pre-sale password.  Please contact Lana at 316-682-1415 if you have any questions. 

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NATIONAL CIGAR SMOKING LEGISLATION ALERT:

 

If you have been keeping up with the cigar industry and the FDA you are well aware that things had started to look pretty bad for the future in many ways.  However, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the Commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration recently announced that the FDA will reexamine the treatment of premium cigars under the FDA's present regulations.  Stay tuned.  Things might be looking up.

Please take the time to visit the Cigar Rights of America website to learn about the details of the FDA's announcement.

For more information and help with contacting your legislators directly, please visit the CRA website todaywww.cigarrights.org

STATE CIGAR SMOKING LEGISLATION INFORMATION

As most of you know Kansas has joined the ranks of so many other states in our country that have placed smoking bans upon us.  It is important that we not lose our voice in this ongoing debate, even though so much legislation has already been put into place.  Now more than ever do we need to be supportive of the businesses in our nation that still provide a place for us to enjoy a good cigar.  If you are residing in a state that has not imposed bans on you, be vigilant about keeping up with what is happening legislatively.  Wherever you live, if you have still have places to enjoy your cigars then get to them and get to them often. Show these business owners that you support them in their efforts to provide a smoking venue for you and your friends.

KANSAS PREMIUM CIGAR COALITION FORMED

Recently a coalition has been formed for cigar smokers across the state of Kansas.  This coalition is made up of Retailers, Corporate Sponsors from Brands and Customers.  One of the main objectives of this organization is to educate our legislators about our love and appreciation for cigars, with an emphasis on knowing that cigars and cigarettes are fundamentally different and should be treated as such when it comes to legislative matters. Stay tuned for additional information about  the ongoing development of our coalition and how you can become a member too.

All of us need to stay informed regardless of the legislation we currently have.  Make your concerns known to those who represent you.  Don't be caught off guard and surprised by legislation that you should have had a say in.  Educate those who represent you about the differences between cigars and cigarettes.  Educate them about our passion for cigars as opposed to our addiction to them. Invite them to the various cigar functions and charity events that take place in your community.  Get to know them so they can get to know you.  After all, they are supposed to represent us;  all of us, cigar smoker and non cigar smoker alike!

Well, thanks for taking time to visit.  Hope you enjoy!  I don't know about you, but I think it's time to light one up!  Or as my brother Dan likes to say:  "It's time to burn one!"

Remember...

Keep Your Smoking Holy! And don't forget to contact your legislators today!