Puff The Magic

CIGARS are hot. Fed by a rise in bars and magazines devoted to cigars--and Hollywood's stogie craze--the fad led to two IPOs of cigar makers in 1996, and rising prices and product shortages. True cognoscenti still prefer Cubans, still illegal in the U.S. Second choice: Dominicans.

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