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Cigar related links:
("ASC") -- an informative newsgroup with discussion
of cigars and things that cigar smokers talk about
(i.e, nearly everything!)
NOTE: link requires a newsgroup reader. The group is also visible
via Google Groups
ASC photos (yahoo group)
Misc's Cigar Ranch is now on line.
Some good cigar information:
An informative cigar FAQ.
Tony's Cigar diary.
Some good reading on cigar aging.
(Note: some of the information about "flavor marrying" is hotly debated.)
The businesses listed below have been, at some time in the past, recommended by ASC folk.
This does not mean that you'll have a great experience with them, or speak to whether
or not you'll agree with the recommendation given. In addition, some businesses seem to
"go in spurts", offering great service for a while, then less-so, later. If a particular
aspect of service (return policy, delivery times, satisfaction guarantees, etc.) is important
to you, check with the individual vendor before making a purchse.
Some online cigar vendors that come recommended by ASC folk:
Some online vendors specializing in humidors that come recommended by ASC folk:
Cigar Bid (which is part of CI)
Li'l Brown smoke shack
Mr. Bundles (Mike Banks)
Vincent & Tampa Cigars
Vegas de Santiago
(Do not confuse with
"Akbar & Jeff's Humidor Hut", where the elite
meet, in discreet, to enjoy cigars sweet, off the street.)
Cheap Humidors (?)
What size is that cigar? Check
the "Most useless Cigar Page" for the answer :)
Does 2nd hand smoke (ETS) cause cancer? So far, two groups have attempted to study this issue, the
World Health Organization and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The WHO hid their study when it turned out to not
only show no ill effects, but indicated potential benefits of ETS.
The EPA study was found
fraudulent, the EPA ignoring some results and manufacturing others to meet their pre-determined
Dr. Marc J. Schneiderman, M.D. tried to learn more, but found locating credible answers
to be a daunting task, as described in
Elsewhere, he cites some
which show no significant increase in cancer risk among 1-2/day non-inhaling cigar smokers.
Dave Hitt tried to get to the bottom of the ETS question.
He may not be the most diplomatic of investigators, but you have to admit that he makes some