Just outside of Tampa in 1886, Don Vincente Martinez Ybor relocated his cigar factory, leaving Key West and its labor disputes behind. What followed has become a colorful slice of Florida’s history. From the finesse of hand-rolled cigars to artful labels and merchandising, these stories and the historic flavor of the industry still live in today’s Ybor City. Today, the cigar has achieved a popularity that rivals that which it enjoyed years ago; all in spite of state and federal anti-tobacco efforts. Examine the phenomenon surrounding the cigar and take a look at an industry that is “Still Smoking”.