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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] AP PHOTOS: Cuba's tobacco country becomes tourist attraction

Unseasonably heavy rains have damaged Cuba's tobacco crop and raised questions about iconic cigar brands that some aficionados say they hope will not suffer from declining quality amid higher demand
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2016 17:59
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[Caribbean] Despite slowing global economy, Havana Cigar Festival shows Cubanos still sell

Cigar enthusiasts from around the world have flown to Cuba to attend this week’s annual Havana Cigar Festival. Despite economic problems around the world, sales of Cuba’s hand rolled cigars continue to grow.
CCTV America
added Mar 3, 2016 19:01
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[Caribbean] Cigar lovers gather in Havana amid thaw in US-Cuban relations

The luxurious world of fine cigars has inaugurated the 18th Havana Cigar Festival in the Cuban capital amid a thaw in relations with the United States, the world's largest consumer of premium cigars and a rich market where the prized smokes hand-rolled on
La Prensa (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 3, 2016 19:01
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] Smoking tax bills pass to full legislature ($$)

Two bills related to taxes on cigarettes and cigars were approved by the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and will move to consideration by the full Legislature.
Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] Doctor warns against marijuana and tobacco mix

Dr. Martin Didier has added his voice to recent pronouncements by Dr. Lisa Charles, on the common practice of mixing marijuana and tobacco which causes lung poisoning leaving many young people gasping for breath.
St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:33
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] “Marijuana plus tobacco equals lung poison” – Dr. Didier

Didier has added his voice to recent pronouncements by Dr. Lisa Charles admonishing the common practice of mixing marijuana and tobacco which causes lung poisoning leaving many young people gasping for breath. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:24
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Weeks to meet minister over tobacco bill

Shadow health minister Michael Weeks is to meet with health minister Jeanne Atherden to discuss amendments to the Tobacco Control Act... “Purchasing single cigarettes....serves as a way for many to kick the habit of smoking. With the nature of this bill
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:14
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] House: Tobacco bill stopped

“Punitive and draconian” tobacco legislation brought to the House of Assembly has been delayed after rigorous opposition from the Progressive Labour Party. While the Opposition broadly agreed with the spirit of the legislation brought by health minister
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Dec 5, 2015 16:12
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] More Fire On Tobacco - Health Ministry Planning Additional Smoking Control Measures

Two years after it implemented a ban on smoking in public areas, the Ministry of Health is considering additional measures to clamp down on the tobacco industry, including restrictions on the contact between public officials and tobacco companies.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:26
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[Australia, Caribbean, Cuba, Honduras, Indonesia, Peru, Ukraine] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: THE DISPUTES: Tobacco

DS227 Peru — Taxes on Cigarettes (Complainant: Chile) 1 March 2001 / DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (Complainant: Ukraine) 13 March 2012
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:01
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