This week on The Cigar Authority podcast we celebrate Avo Uvezian’s 90th birthday by lighting up a cigar that was included in the care package.

We also take a look at the industries copycats and light up a couple of Cuban cigars.

We got our first cease and desist letter and bring you up to date on the latest news regarding the FDA deeming regulations.

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This week on The Cigar Authority we discuss a recent ticket we got for smoking in a cigar store as the government goes to far in interpreting a law.

We light up the new La Flor Dominicana TAA 2016 and reach int the care package to smoke El Baton.

We also recap the latest issue of Cigar Journal magazine and jump into some mailbags…

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This week on The Cigar Authority we prepare for St. Patrick’s Day while lighting up the Dos Hombres Candela and discuss the history of Candela cigars.

Dave has returned from Cuba and we talk about the Habanos Festival as well as his time spent at the TAA.

In the second hour we take a sneak peek at the CLE Azabache and discuss how American let David down…

All this and the usual madness on the Internets #1 cigar related podcast!

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With David Garofalo in Cuba at the Festival Del Habano the asylum is left to Mr. Jonathan, Chuck Morrison and yours truly, Barry Stein. But we have a special guest in the house and he will be bringing some food to the studio, Mr. Tommy Grella.

In this educational edition of The Cigar Authority we will discuss different types of cutting techniques, cutters and lighters. In the second hour Barry will discuss with us how to properly taste a cigar.

With a little bit of luck David will be calling in live from Cuba and we will discuss how Tommy Grella went financial advisor to being on the show the Next Top Chef…

It’s going to be a wild ride, so be sure to tune in!

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