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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> José O.Padrón Jorge Padrón<br /> Vertically-integrated, family-owned and singularly committed to maintaining the necessary<br /> care and control across every aspect of our cigar-making process, from seed to smoke.<br /> This allows us to consistently deliver what our customers have come to expect from our cigars -<br /> the confidence that each Padrón cigar is the same...perfect.<br /> When Padrón is on the label, quality is a matter of family honor.<br /> www.padron.com<br /> Contents<br /> >>>June 2013 · VOLUME 40, NUMBER 3<br /> www.smokeshopmag.com<br /> 30<br /> 40<br /> Features<br /> 30 RETAIL PROFILE<br /> PJ's Plus Cigars<br /> By Joe Finora<br /> 40 CIGARMAKER Q&A<br /> Pete Johnson, Tatuaje<br /> Frank Seltzer<br /> 66<br /> 46 P<a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=1"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=2"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=3"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=4"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=5"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=6"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=7"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=8"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=9"> José O.Padrón Jorge Padrón </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=10"> Contents </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=11"> Daughters & Ryan, Inc. A way l s </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 12" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=12"> Editor'sLETTER Preempted for Late-breaking News.</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=13"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=14"> IPCPR </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 15" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=15"> DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HONDURAS ARA</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 16" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=16"> RetailingNEWS </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 17" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=17"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 18" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=18"> IndustryNEWS </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - June, 2013 page 19" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/a4d795ee?page=19"> Where is there growth in RYO? 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