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<br /> THE INDUSTRY AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO RETAILING<br /> Official Publication of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) June 2015<br /> THE NEW FACE OF<br /> JR CIGAR<br /> Plus:<br /> > REGULATIONS: Cities & States<br /> Incubators for New Cigar Laws<br /> > MAYA SELVA CIGARS: 20 Years Strong<br /> > PHILLIPS & KING: Retailer's One-Stop<br /> Shopping Source for Tobacco Merchandise<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contents<br /> >>>June 2015 · VOLUME 42, NUMBER 3<br /> www.smokeshopmag.com<br /> 30<br /> 42<br /> 36<br /> Features<br /> 28 RETAIL PROFILE<br /> The New Face of JR Cigar<br /> By Frank Seltzer<br /> 30 CIGARMAKER Q&A<br /> Maya Selva, Flor de Selva:<br /> Celebrating 20 Years<br /> By Frank Seltzer<br /> 42 CIGAR MANUFACTURER<br /> C&C Makes Private Label<br /> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=1"> THE INDUSTRY AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO RETAI</a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=2"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=3"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=4"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=5"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=6"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=7"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=8"> Contents </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=9"> www.bodyshotvapor.com</a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=10"> Editor'sLETTER Everyone's Vying for a Seat at the</a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=11"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 12" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=12"> SELL SMOKE Magazine in your s</a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=13"> YOUR CUSTOMISED rolling papers producer since 191</a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=14"> RetailingNEWS </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 15" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=15"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 16" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=16"> IndustryNEWS </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 17" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=17"> Bits&Pieces </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 18" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=18"> IndustryNEWS Nicholas Melillo Launches Foundati</a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 19" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=19"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop Magazine: June, 2015 page 20" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/144b02a2?page=20"> IPCPR Booth 16813 HANDCRAFTED in U.S.A. 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