Jason Katz, a professional tobacconist with Stogie Stein at 1520 E. Covell Blvd. in Davis, has qualified for membership in the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association.
With more than 2,000 members throughout the U.S. and 31 foreign countries, IPCPR is a nonprofit organization representing retailers, manufacturers and distributors of hand-made cigars, pipes and accessories. Stores displaying the IPCPR logo are recognized as premier purveyors of premium tobacco products, a news release said.
As a member of IPCPR, Katz has access to the association’s resources for market research, trade shows, products, services, publications and participation in community, constitutional and legislative action programs.