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2008-03-06 15:01:00

Jack Cummens of Jack's Tobacco & MCS in Brookfield didn't like it when the state increased taxes from 25 percent to 50 percent on the wholesale prices of his premium cigars but he appreciated the 50-cent tax cap placed on each 'stick.' "Now they're talking about banning those same premium cigars from being smoked in public places like cigar stores, taverns, bowling alleys, private clubs and elsewhere. That just doesn't make sense," says Cummens who also heads C-SAW, the Cigar Store...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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