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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 8 SMOKESHOP February 2013<br /> February 2013 SMOKESHOP 9<br /> Contents<br /> >>>February 2013 · VOLUME 40, NUMBER 1<br /> www.smokeshopmag.com<br /> 28<br /> 32<br /> 42<br /> 46<br /> Features<br /> 28 CIGAR IMPORTS<br /> Premium Imports<br /> up 9.6 Percent in 2012<br /> E. Edward Hoyt III<br /> 32 TRADESHOW REPORT<br /> Tobacco Plus Expo 2013:<br /> Pulse of the Market<br /> By E. Edward Hoyt III<br /> 42 CIGAR RIGHTS<br /> Politics at Work in<br /> State Capitals<br /> By J. Glynn Loope<br /> 46 EVENT ROUNDUP<br /> Hawaiian Cigar Retailers<br /> Enlist Help, Fight Back<br /> By Frank Seltzer<br /> 48 REGULATION FOCUS<br /> Beware the Foreign<br /> Corrupt Practices Act<br /> By Troutman Sanders Tobacco <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=1"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=2"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=3"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=4"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=5"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=6"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=7"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=8"> 8 SMOKESHOP February 2013</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=9"> February 2013 SMOKESHOP 9</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=10"> Contents </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=11"> Daughters & Ryan, Inc. 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February, 2013 page 36" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=36"> >TRADESHOW REPORT>Dean Rouse (center), president </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 37" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=37"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 38" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=38"> >MERCHANDISE ROUNDUP >S&M Brands, Inc., Keysville</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 39" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=39"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 40" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=40"> >MERCHANDISE ROUNDUP >Cig20 Black Label disposabl</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 41" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=41"> >Good Times U.S.A., Tampa, Fla., (813-621-8702), </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - February, 2013 page 42" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/22b4e02c?page=42"> > CIGAR RIGHTS There's No Shortage of Politics in</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - 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