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[South America/Caribbean] Smoke and Haze: Visiting Cuba's Cigar Country

Though I’m not a smoker, it’s hard to resist the urge to find out more about what are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world—and take a puff or two. So I find myself on a bus to Pinar del Río on the westernmost tip of the island. Encircled
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2014 10:15
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Poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for Imperial Tobacco

A poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for owner Imperial Tobacco. The world’s fourth-largest cigarette maker used a disappointing full-year update to confirm that 540 jobs will be lost with the closure of its factory in
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:55
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[USA] US Might Be the Main Market for Cuban Cigars

Fernandez, told local newspaper Trabajadores, that for that earlier period 35 percent of total revenue came from tobacco sales to Americans. These barriers imposed in the 60s last century, not only stripped the Cuban tobacco business of a safe market, b
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Oct 22, 2014 19:19
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[South America/Caribbean] Tobacco Growers in Western Cuba Expand Plantations

Tobacco planting in western Pinar del Rio will use over 15 thousand 900 hectares of land for the 2014-2015 campaign, 115 hectares more than last year, when the local production was well below schedules particularly due to bad weather.
Cuban News Agency CUBA (ACN) (cu)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:34
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[New York] Steve Harvey loves his illegal Cuban cigars

Appearing on NBC’s “Talk Stoop” with Cat Greenleaf, Harvey said, “I don’t care! I am going to smoke my cigars. I know they are illegal. I don’t know how I get ’em. I just do!”
New York Post
added Sep 13, 2014 17:34
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[South America/Caribbean] Tighter limits on bras and cigarettes: Inside Cuba's new customs rules

only 20 cigarettes (previously one carton or 200 cigarettes were allowed)
Quartz
added Sep 3, 2014 12:34
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Cuban VP calls for boosting tobacco output

Cuban Vice President Jose Ramon Machado on Thursday urged tobacco farmers in his country to tap further into the national advantage and increase output. "Cuban tobacco is the world's best. ... It is an advantage that we cannot afford to waste, so we have
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 29, 2014 13:21
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[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14
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[USA] Federal Circuit Smokes Cuban Entity On Standing Issue

Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco (d/b/a Cubatabaco) v. General Cigar Co., Inc. The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's (the Board) decision, holding that a Cuban cigar manufacturer's standing to pursue
Mondaq
added Aug 16, 2014 16:50
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba: Tobacco Traditions Among Tourism Attractions

Attracted by the fame of Cuban tobacco, dozens of foreign visitors are touring Casa del Veguero in the municiplaity of Viñales, PInar del Rio, west of Cuba, where secrets of the tobacco cultivation are seen, from the best fields of the island.
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Jul 3, 2014 03:54
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