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Sunday, Nov 29, 2015
Letter of the Day

Smoking out unfairness of new cigar law


This might be legal and would resolve the problem facing Tampa’s J.C. Newman Cigar Co. and other cigar manufacturers.

Cigars, according to the new law, must sell for over $10 each to be exempt from this statute. They should sell the $5 cigars for $11, and then give the buyer an immediate bonus discount coupon for $6.

The buyer gets two cigars, and using the coupon special, the cigars are now $5 each.

This is like a buy-one, get-one special that restaurants use regularly.

Problem resolved.

Dr. Harold E. Davis Jr.


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