Humidors come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but their purpose is the same: to keep cigars fresh and prevent any degradation so you can enjoy your next cigar how you want it and how it should be enjoyed. A humidor will keep your cigars in an absolutely optimal environment, with the right amount of humidity and a proper seal. Storing your best cigars in a humidor is an idea that began to take hold in the early 1800s. The first humidors were simple, but as the upper crust began to appreciate a good stogie, the humidors became elaborate in design and even more precise in function. Today you will find modern humidors that are both a work of art and necessary for storing your fine cigars. Of course, the type of humidor you need will depend on your precise needs. Some cigar aficionados can boast of a sizeable collection, hence the need for a large humidor. If you want to take a few select cigars with you on your travels, there are portable humidors available to ensure that a good quality cigar remains that way. With the wide range of humidors available, and for the two centuries that they have been in the limelight of cigar culture, it is understandable that not only are there so many humidors on the market, but there are countless brands of humidors around the world. . In the next piece, we take a look at four of the top cigar humidor brands in the United States.
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1. Lower risk of knee replacement surgeryWhile smokers could go out of business buying packs of cigarettes, they can at least save money by avoiding knee replacement surgery. Surprising results from a new study have revealed that men who smoke have a lower risk of undergoing total joint replacement surgery than those who have never smoked. What could the connection be? Knee replacement surgery is more common among runners and the obese; Smokers rarely jog, and are less likely to be overweight. It could be that the nicotine in tobacco helps prevent joint and cartilage deterioration.
2. Reduces the risk of Parkinson’sNumerous studies have identified the inverse relationship between smoking and Parkinson’s disease. The most recent study says that far from determining the cause of the protective effect, researchers found that years of smoking cause greater protection than the number of cigarettes smoked daily. Researchers at Harvard University were among the first to offer compelling evidence that smokers were less likely to develop Parkinson’s. In a study published in the journal Neurology, they found that the protective effect fades after smoking cessation. They also concluded that they had no idea why.
3. Decreases the risk of obesityThe nicotine in tobacco smoke is an appetite suppressant. It dates back to the indigenous cultures of America in the pre-Columbian era. Tobacco companies in the 1920s began telling women that smoking would make them slimmer. The relationship between smoking and weight control is complex: yes, nicotine acts as a stimulant and appetite suppressant; and the act of smoking causes behavior modification that induces smokers to eat less. Smoking can also make food less palatable for some, further curbing appetite. As an appetite suppressant, nicotine works in a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, as revealed in a study conducted by researchers at Yale University. No reputable doctor would recommend smoking for weight control, given the toxic baggage that accompanies cigarettes.
4. Lowers the risk of death after having heart attacksCompared to nonsmokers, smokers who have had heart attacks seem to have more responses to the two types of therapy to remove plaque from the arteries: fibrinolytic, which is basically medication; and angioplasty, which removes plaque by inserting balloons into the arteries. However, there is a big problem, the reason why smokers have heart attacks is that the smoke heals the arteries, allowing the accumulation of fat and plaque in the first place. Thus, smokers are younger when they experience this problem, and their first heart attack was probably about 10 years before the non-smoker.
5. Help the heart to function better.Clopidogrel is a drug used to inhibit blood clot formation in patients suffering from blockages in coronary arteries and other cardiovascular diseases that lead to strokes and heart attacks. Smoking seems to help clopidogrel do its job better. A study shows the benefit of smoking at least 10 cigarettes a day. It seems that something in cigarette smoke activates certain proteins called cytochromes, which turn clopidogrel into a more active state. Again, no reputable doctor is encouraging patients to start smoking to get the most out of clopidogrel. But this and the other four “benefits” of smoking reveal how tobacco might contain certain chemicals of real therapeutic value. ctus inceptos, in consequat torquent sodales vitae, wisi at non nibh velit. Erat pharetra sodales mauris.
The year 2020 will be a busy one for cigar events. Many are open to consumers, while some are restricted to the trade. Not only will we see the return of Puro Sabor, the Nicaraguan cigar festival, there is also going to be a cigar event that’s the first of its kind, a combination of Big Smoke and WhiskyFest. Nicaragua has become the leader in producing handmade cigars for the U.S. market, and the Puro Sabor Festival allows guests to see the country’s cigarmakers on their home turf. Turmoil in the country led to the cancelation of the 2019 show, but calmer times have returned to Nicaragua, and the festival returns in 2020. The three-city event includes time in Estelí, the cigarmaking capital of Nicaragua. Tobacco Plus Expo, January 29–31 (Industry Only) Las Vegas, Nevada The year’s first cigar trade show features a mix of products for sale, including cigars. The handmade cigar industry is becoming a larger and larger presence here. ProCigar Festival, February 16–21 La Romana and Santiago, Dominican Republic The cigarmakers of the Dominican Republic throw a superb party, a weeklong event that begins in La Romana, home to Tabacalera de Garcia and the Casa de Campo Resort, then moves to Santiago, where most Dominican cigars are made. Every night features a dinner with free-flowing cigars, and the final evening has an auction for charity. Habanos Festival, February 24–28 Havana, Cuba This huge event brings together cigar distributors, retailers and smokers from all over the world. This year there are evenings dedicated to Bolivar, Montecristo and Romeo y Julieta, the focus of the final evening. The festival concludes with a black-tie dinner, where large humidors containing cigars (some of them quite rare) are auctioned for charity. Tobacconists’ Association of America Convention, March 22–26 (Industry Only) Los Cabos, Mexico This smaller trade show is open only to members of the TAA, and it brings together many handmade cigarmakers. Some of the cigars sold at this event will appear as exclusives sold only at the member shops. ig Smoke Meets WhiskyFest, April 3–4 Hollywood, Florida Cigar Aficionado magazine’s first Big Smoke of 2020 is going to make history, for it is being combined with WhiskyFest. The two-night show is open to consumers and will feature some of the world’s finest cigars (smoking is allowed in the room) and some of the world’s finest Scotch, Bourbon, rye, Japanese whisky, Canadian whisky and more. There will also be whisky seminars during the evenings, and a cigar seminar on Saturday morning. The event takes place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, which has underwent a $1.5 billion expansion that includes the world’s first guitar-shaped hotel. Tickets are on sale now. PCA Convention and Trade Show, July 10–14 (Industry Only) Las Vegas, Nevada Much of the cigar industry will gather in Las Vegas to write business and show off new products at this trade show, which is traditionally the largest of its kind in the cigar business. This will be year 88 for the show. InterTabac Trade Show, September 18–20 (Industry Only) Dortmund, Germany A show once dominated by Cuban cigars has received increasing interest from the non-Cuban world. Las Vegas Big Smoke Weekend, November 20–22 Las Vegas, Nevada Cigar Aficionado’s Big Smoke returns to Las Vegas for the 25th anniversary of this event. It’s an entire weekend of cigar smoking, with two nights of Big Smokes, two days of cigar seminars and the biggest names in the premium cigar industry. Tickets for the seminars often sell out early.