A Few Words about Laurel Heights

23rd March, 2006: Posted by glpease in Tobacco

This is a first. Laurel Heights hasn’t even hit the streets yet, and I’ve already been bombarded with questions about it. The most common one is a little surprising: “Does it contain Latakia?” Certainly, it’s billed as a red Virginia blend. My description of its smoking character doesn’t imply that it’s a Latakia blend. None of the people with whom I’ve shared the prototype, many of whom are die-hard Virginia lovers, have jumped back in shock and awe by the dark an sinister appearance of the tobacco because of some obvious Latakia content. Read more…»