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[Central America] VIDEO: Looking for a Cuban Cigar? Try a Nicaraguan

As the U.S. eases trade and travel rules with Cuba, many Americans are looking forward to a taste of Cuban culture, in particular their famed cigars. But, until the trade embargo is lifted, you might want to consider an alternative.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 26, 2016 22:33
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[Central America] Tobacco industry success in Costa Rica: The importance of FCTC Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Conclusions—The Costa Rica experience demonstrates the importance of vigorous implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 which insulates public health policymaking from industry interference.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 4, 2016 22:12
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[Central America, Latin America] LANDRIEU: Cuba And Cigars: Advancing Relations Could Hinge On Fair Regulations

Mary L. Landrieu served as a member of the United States Senate from 1997–2015, where she chaired the Senate Small Business Committee, and Energy Committee. She is now with the firm of Van Ness Feldman, and is a consultant to Cigar Rights of America and
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 5, 2016 15:29
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[Central America] E-Cigarettes: Escaping the Smoke

E-cigarettes, which contain nicotine and are sold in the U.S. by such companies as V2 Cigs and NJOY, may have unknown side effects. Nonetheless, some intrepid smokers have embraced e-cigarettes, if only for the health of their bank accounts.
CNBC
added Feb 6, 2013 20:33
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[Central America] HERTZBERG: WALKING THE WALK

“And he’s doing it openly,” Reid added. “He’s not even hiding it!”... But while B.H.O.’s political Nicorette may not yield the full, rich tobacco flavor of F.D.R.’s Camels, L.B.J.’s Lucky Strikes, or J.F.K.’s Cuban cigars, the active ingredient is the sa
The New Yorker
added Jan 28, 2013 11:00
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[Central America] Quitting smoking by age 40 erases most of the risk of an early death

Smokers who quit by around age 40 can stave off an early death, according to a landmark study that fills key gaps in knowledge of smoking-related health ills. While smokers who never stop lose about a decade of life expectancy, those who quit between ag
Washington Post
added Jan 24, 2013 12:41
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[Central America] 22nd Century’s Receives USDA Phytosanitary Certificate to Export Proprietary Tobacco Seeds

is exporting multiple varieties of its proprietary tobacco seeds to Central America for testing and possible expanded agricultural production. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a phytosanitary certificate to 22nd Century to facilit
Business Wire
added Oct 23, 2015 08:02
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[Central America] Cigars, not Cracker Jack: The scene in Havana as the Rays defeat Cuban team

perhaps fittingly for a country known for its cigars, tobacco is readily available at concessions stands.
USA Today
added Mar 26, 2016 23:23
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[Central America] Costa Rica’s implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Overcoming decades of industry dominance

Costa Rica’s experience illustrates how with resources, good strategic planning, aggressive tactics and perseverance tobacco control advocates can overcome tobacco industry opposition in the Legislative Assembly and Executive Branch. This determined appro
Salud Pública de México (mx)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:36
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[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] STEFANUTO: Central America is smoking

we cannot prevent the large scale volcanic eruptions and their disastrous effects on natural and public health. But, it might be sensible to think that we can prevent people from dying of tobacco smoke related disease. A recent study has shown the new leg
TheCostaRicaNews.com General (cr)
added May 29, 2016 15:23
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