If you are not well-connected and in tune with the industry you cover, you serve no purpose. And if you are not relevant, you’re dead. The industry is changing rapidly. You must embrace change or be left behind.

It is this knowledge that will enable Smoke Shop Advisor magazine to achieve a level of success and relevance that other industry publications are lacking, while staying true to our mission: To be the leading provider of actionable business solutions for the smoke shop industry. Our mission in the 2nd half of 2014 and moving into 2015 is to deliver Smoke Shop Advisor magazine to every independent smoke shop retailer in the United States and Canada.

We will devote each bi-monthly issue to providing the very best business ideas, actionable strategies and solutions for our readers. Readers and advertisers alike will count on Smoke Shop Advisor magazine for the wisdom we share and the authority we command. We are in the business of bringing our readers best business practices and solutions that matter most to them. Because of this approach, Smoke Shop Advisor magazine will become the go-to resource for the smoke shop industry’s top leaders and smoke shops nationwide. We welcome the responsibility we have to this industry and look forward to servicing our readers and followers in 2015 and beyond.


–Michael Manley
Publisher, Smoke Shop Advisor Magazine