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[New York] Sure, It’s Castro and Cigars, but Cuba Is Coral and Crocodiles, Too

“¡Cuba!,” a boutique-size exhibition that opened on Nov. 21, the American Museum of Natural History...a window opens into a cigar-rolling factory...By flipping aside a metal lid atop a silver canister, you can inhale the heady aroma of a fine Cuban cigar.
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2016 05:28
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[Caribbean] From milk to lightbulbs, Fidel Castro reshaped life in Cuba

In 1985, many Cubans stopped smoking when Castro abandoned his ubiquitous cigars as part of a nationwide campaign against tobacco, which remains one of the island's principal exports.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2016 03:36
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[Cuba] Fidel Castro’s Sister, an Outspoken Critic, Takes No Joy in His Death

Juanita Castro...They barely exchanged glances at their mother’s funeral in 1963, and she decided to leave soon after when she was detained by a military official, who berated her at a bowling alley for smoking Chesterfields, an American brand of cigarett
New York Times
added Nov 28, 2016 15:08
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[Cuba] Close but no cigar: how America failed to kill Fidel Castro

the famous exploding cigar, which was supposedly to have been given to Castro when he visited the UN in New York. Another idea was to contaminate a cigar with botulinum toxin but it never actually reached him and he quit smoking in 1985.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
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[Cuba] From poisoned cigars to exploding seashells: How Fidel Castro survived half a century of crackpot CI

When that failed, the CIA planned to slip him a box of cigars tainted with LSD so that he would burst into fits of laughter during a television interview, said Escalante, author of a book that documents 167 plots against Castro.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:54
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[Cuba, Russia] ‘I have a heart of steel’: Fidel Castro’s most memorable quotes

“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
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A Hot Souvenir From Cuba for Some Americans: Cancer Vaccine

Cimavax is a therapeutic vaccine developed not to prevent cancer, but to halt its growth and keep it from recurring in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Developed in Cuba and available to patients there since 2011, it works by targeting a protein
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2016 14:28
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GAROFALO: Obama Hurting U.S. Small Business by Easing Restriction on Cuban Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

All other cigars except Cubans have to first pay the Federal, State – Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) Tax which was incidentally the very first new tax signed into law under the Obama administration on February 4, 2009. This is a tax on ciga
The Cigar Authority
added Oct 25, 2016 19:36
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[New York] Cuba in All Its Natural Glory at the American Museum of Natural History

All the senses will be brought into play. The scent of tobacco leaves will waft through part of the exhibition... It took 25 volunteers and several staff members to make the 4,000 tobacco leaves out of construction paper... There’s a tobacco-drying shed
New York Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:39
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Interpreting Obama ruling on Cuban rum, cigars

has created confusion in some circles.... some news outlets have misreported that as meaning retail sales of those two items also were affected. The change does not mean that Cuban rum and cigars will be available for sale in the U.S. In actuality, Cuba
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Oct 22, 2016 19:08
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