Posts tagged: tobacco shop

Draper buys Bethesda Tobacco

Tweet W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist, the oldest tobacco shop in the District, has acquired Bethesda Tobacco for an undisclosed sum. Draper owners John Anderson and Matt Krimm announced the deal Tuesday, saying they will rename Bethesda Tobacco as W. Curtis Draper Bethesda. They bought the store, 4916 Del Ray Ave., from current owner Michael Copperman. Bethesda Tobacco opened in 1994. W. Curtis Draper, at 14th and G streets NW, has been in business ... Jump to full article >>

Tobacco shop owner worries about effect of possible workplace smoking ban in Springfield

Tweet   SPRINGFIELD — Should people be able to light up in restaurants, bars or the workplace? That’s the question voters in Springfield will likely decide come April. While supporters say it’s to better our lives, some worry it could threaten their livelihood. “This is a wall of our pipe tobacco blends,” explained Christian Hutson, owner of the Just for Him tobacco shop. Hutson points to a wall where there are ... Jump to full article >>

Cell phones, energy drinks seized in raid on Everett tobacco shop

Tweet EVERETT — Police here think they’ve pulled the plug on a north Everett business that allegedly has been trafficking in stolen electronics and other merchandise. The raid Tuesday at the Tobacco Hut, 1917 Broadway, uncovered more than 200 suspected stolen electronic gadgets, including cell phones and GPS units. Detectives also found a cache of “several hundred cases” of Red Bull and other energy drinks, Everett police Sgt. Robert ... Jump to full article >>

Smokey Top Tobacco employees detain one of three armed men during robbery

Tweet Police are searching for two men involved in an armed robbery at Smokey Top Tobacco Shop, 7301 W. 183rd Street, Thursday evening. Tinley Park Police Cmdr. Steve Vaccaro said one of three suspects is in custody and was detained by several employees at the store during the time of the robbery. Police were notified of the ongoing robbery at 7:15 p.m. when the employees set off a panic alarm. “When we arrived, the employees had one subject de ... Jump to full article >>

Minneapolis: More study on tobacconists’ rule

Tweet How much of a cigar should a connoisseur be able to test in a tobacco shop? That question hung in the air Monday, one of the issues discussed as a proposal to curb tobacco sampling in Minneapolis got a hearing at City Hall. In the end, a City Council committee postponed action so the plan could get some fine-tuning. The 2007 state law that outlawed smoking in virtually all indoor public places and workplaces contained an exemption for tobac ... Jump to full article >>

State sues tobacco shop over cigarette-making machines

Tweet CONCORD – The state of New Hampshire is suing a Brookline businessman who is charging customers $20 for a carton of cigarettes they roll themselves. According to Assistant Attorney General David Rienzo, Joseph Correia Jr. of Tobacco Haven in Brookline has two machines customers use to make their own cigarettes. Customers buy tobacco and other cigarette components and then are directed to the machines and taught how to operate them, accord ... Jump to full article >>