Author: Josh Blanton

Habano Cuban Cigars

Can You Really Buy a $100 Box of Cuban Cigars?

UPDATE: As of October 2016, you can now bring back up to 100 cigars (worth up to $800) duty-free every 31 days!

The $100 limit on Cuban cigars legally imported to the United States can put a heck of a crimp in your style if you’re a lover of fine Cuban smokes. Brands like Cohibas go for about $25 apiece and even a single Montecristo No. 2 costs about $10. But there are cigars available for just a few bucks each that will allow you to bring home a whole Cuban cigars box. 

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How To Spot a Fake Cuban Cigar

25-Point Guide
to Spotting Fake Cubans

You’ll never get taken once you’re armed with our Cuban cigar identification checklist.
Know the real thing:

    • What authentic Cuban cigars look like
    • How to immediately ID a legit Cuban cigar band
    • Codes and stickers all Cuban cigar boxes have
    • The foolproof sign that a box of Cuban cigars is phony.

Selling bogus Cuban cigars is an age-old scam. Sign up for our free guide and get updates about Cuban cigars coming to the United States.

A Cuban cigars in a woman's mouth with red lipstick.

Cigars and Their Health Risks — and Benefits

Anyone who has grown up in the modern world knows that smoking tobacco is bad for you. Cigars and cigarettes can cause cancer, heart disease and other maladies. But you may be surprised to hear that, not only are there solid arguments that enjoying cigars is not as damaging as smoking cigarettes, but there are also potential health benefits from smoking cigars.

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