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Presidential Visit to Cuba has Cigar Connoisseurs Hopeful

there's a company in the Dominican Republic who has taken the name of Montecristo and developed a brand out of it," said Bean. Bean says Cuban cigar companies will likely fight to get their names back. "There will be long term litigation of some form to
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Mar 27, 2016 00:20
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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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[South America/Caribbean, Florida] Tampa's Last Cigar Factory Ponders More Competition From Cuba

they have been making fine cigars for a very long time and expect to keep working far into the future. The J.C. Newman cigar factory in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa is a ballet of complex old machines and deft hands, as 130 people make 60
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:23
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Ohio lawmakers want to allow smoking at some private clubs

Ohio lawmakers will consider adding a new exception to the state’s indoor smoking ban in a proposal that would allow smoking at more private clubs. The idea would allow smoking in cigar clubs and other private organizations even if the club is adjacent
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2016 20:35
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Inequality curbs enthusiasm for Obama visit among Cuba's poor

"He'll come, take a ride in a vintage car and smoke a cigar - then he's gone," said Alberto Hernandez, a Afro-Cuban street sweeper, whose salary of 240 Cuban pesos a month, about $10, makes it hard to afford basics like toothpaste, he said.
Reuters
added Mar 20, 2016 14:50
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[Maryland] Cigar-smoking at MGM casino snuffed

That smoking room at the MGM casino might not become reality after all. It appears there won't be any indoor cigar-smoking in the new MGM casino at National Harbor after all. The House Economic Matters Committee on Friday stripped language from a Prince
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Mar 19, 2016 01:27
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Cuban Cigars Can Now Come to U.S.--Will Anyone Care?

While Cuba was cut off from the U.S. for the past 54 years, other countries like the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua have stepped up to serve a $13 billion premium cigar market. Can Cuban cigars return to dominance when the embargo thaws?
Inc.
added Mar 19, 2016 01:33
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[USA] Americans May Now Legally Smoke Cuban Cigars, But Only Outside the U.S.

While most Americans are aware that bringing Cuban cigars or rum into the country was a big no-no, not many of us knew that we were in violation of the U.S. embargo while buying them in other countries for local consumption. Under 2004 regulations, the U
Lexology (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 01:26
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Chicago Raising OTP Taxes, Increasing Tobacco Purchase Age

Chicagoans who use other tobacco products (OTP) including cigars, smokeless and pipe tobacco are in for more taxes beginning in July due to a new ordinance. And the age to purchase tobacco products has also been raised from 18 to 21.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 19, 2016 01:34
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco takes hit; City Council bolsters anti-smoking efforts

Big Tobacco took it on the chin Wednesday when Chicago raised its smoking age to 21, outlawed discounts, slapped a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and banned chaw altogether at sports stadiums. On the day after the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 17, 2016 17:48
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