As CEO of Wild Bill’s Tobacco, Mike “Mazin” Samona leads America’s fourth largest tobacco retailer and maintains a full range of tobacco products, from vapes to hand-rolled cigars. Michael “Mike” Samona’s retail locations feature state-of-the-art humidors and some of the most popular cigar brands available.

There are several distinct tobacco choices for cigar aficionados that have diverse flavor and aroma characteristics. Bold and pungent, broadleaf tobacco imparts a rich flavor and a hint of sweetness that evokes maple or chocolate. Traditionally used as filler in maduro cigars, it has become popular as a wrapper in recent years as well.

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A well-known figure in the Michigan entrepreneurial sphere, Mike “Mazin” Samona guides Wild Bill’s Tobacco, originally called Smokers Outlet, as owner and CEO. Mike “Michael” Samona oversees over 100 Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio-based tobacco and vape retail stores.

People who vape may be stopped by police while driving, according to the-sun.com. This is because newer regulations governing the activity are recently emerging. Although it is not illegal to vape while driving, officials advise individuals to be cautious if they do so on the road for safety purposes. …


Mazin “Mike” Samona is an established Roseville, Michigan entrepreneur who guides Wild Bill’s Tobacco as CEO and founder and offers a full range of pouch, pipe, and cigar tobacco products. One of the featured items at Michael “Mike” Samona’s retail stores is Pod Juice, an e-liquid salt nicotine vaping solution that combines quality and unique flavors such as strawberry banana, lychee ice, and aloe grape.

Smooth and powerful, Pod Juice solutions are handcrafted in Los Angeles and come in serval lines. The Jewel Edition line is recommended for those transitioning from traditional cigarettes to vapor and encompasses classic menthol and…


As CEO of Wild Bill’s Tobacco, Mazin “Mike” Samona guides an expanding Michigan business that spans more than 100 retail stores. Stocking a wide range of cigars in climate controlled humidors, Michael “Mike” Samona has extensive knowledge of tobacco products.

One of the essentials of enjoying a cigar is cutting the closed end before lighting, as a poor cut can ruin the experience. The aim of the cut is to create a substantial opening that does not impact the cigar’s structure. …


Michigan entrepreneur Mazin “Mike” Samona serves as CEO and founder of Smokers Outlet and oversees one of the region’s leading tobacco and vape product retailers. Defined by a commitment to quality, Mike Samona’s company utilizes high-end humidors that preserve the flavors of cigars sourced from around the world.

Enabling precise moisture and temperature control, humidors are essential to storage of cigars, which have flavors that can improve with age. Small, pale cigars typically reach peak flavor after half a year, while robust dark cigars may benefit from as many as three years in the humidor.

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Mazin “Mike” Samona is a prominent Michigan business owner who founded Smokers Outlet (now Wild Bill’s Tobacco) and oversaw an expansion effort to 100 shops across three states. Mike Samona sources top cigar brands from around the world, including Cohibas produced by Habanos S.A.

In celebration of the 55th anniversary of the iconic brand, new Cohiba products were announced in May 2021. The setting was the three-day Habanos World Days virtual event, held in lieu of the annual Habanos Festival. One of the premier offerings announced is the Cohiba 55 Aniversario Edicion Limitada, which has a length of 5 7/8…


An alumnus of John J. Pershing High School in Detroit, Michigan, Mazin “Mike” Samona is an accomplished business executive and entrepreneur who founded Smokers Outlet, presently known as Wild Bill’s Tobacco, in 1994. Subsequently, Mike Samona launched Mr. Vapor, one of Michigan’s first retail stores for electronic cigarettes.

Research on the electronic cigarettes market has been a crucial part of performance analysis in every business involved in the market. Also called vaping, vape pens, e-cigs, tanks, and mods, electronic cigarettes convert liquid to vapor with the aid of a heating element. …


For more than two decades, Mazin Samona has been involved in the retail sales of tobacco and tobacco-related products. He is the owner of Wild Bill’s Tobacco, a retailer with more than 120 locations in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana. Mazin Samona is intent on giving the best customer service and guidance. Wild Bill’s Tobacco stores have a separate area called Mr. Vapor that is focused on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).

Vaping is smoking using an e-cigarette. An e-cigarette is a battery powered device that heats a liquid that can be inhaled as vapor. The liquid contains nicotine, flavorings, and chemicals. …


Based in Roseville, Michigan, Mazin Samona is the founder of Wild Bill’s Tobacco (formerly Smokers Outlet) as well as Mr. Vapor, one of the first electronic cigarette retail locations in Michigan. Both businesses are part of metro Detroit’s Chaldean community. Under the guidance of Mazin Samona, the Wild Bill’s brand has also become associated with community outreach.

In 2020, the franchise provided Ascension Providence Novi, along with a number of additional health systems in the area, with a donation of more than 2,000 surgical masks and 2,000 pairs of surgical gloves. Wild Bill’s chief operating officer Nick Konja personally delivered…

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