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[Asia, China, Cuba] Middle-class creates red-hot market for cigars

Sales of Cuban cigars are rising in China thanks to a burgeoning middle-class who are wealthier and more concerned about quality of life. Habanos SA, the global tobacco distributor that controls Cuba's cigar industry, said China is now its third-largest
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 26, 2016 14:02
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[Cuba, USA] A transcript of Jill Stein’s meeting with The Washington Post editorial board

in Cuba at that time ...one of the things they couldn’t afford is cigarettes — it was an extremely heavy smoking society before that...Couldn’t the lack of smoking, the decline in smoking have accounted for a lot of those health improvements?
Washington Post
added Sep 3, 2016 21:56
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Cuban tobacco: New interest in an old tradition

So popular were Vegas Robaina cigars during the XVIII Festival Habano, which celebrated the Cuban cigar from Feb. 29 to March 4 this year, that there was scarcely a box to be found in Havana weeks after the event ended. The rapprochement between the Uni
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Aug 15, 2016 01:27
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Long life, very long cigar: Cuban dedicates a monster smoke to Fidel Castro

A Cuban cigar maker broke his own record on Friday by rolling the world's longest cigar at 90 meters (295 feet), the length of a soccer field, dedicating the monster smoke to Fidel Castro ahead of the retired leader's 90th birthday.
Reuters
added Aug 12, 2016 19:13
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[USA] Cuban cigars, wrapped in tradition, greet new market

The rapprochement between the United States and Cuba and the influx of American visitors eager to sample one of Cuba’s most famous products also has spiked demand. “The demand for cigars by tourists is probably higher than it’s ever been. Many people th
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Aug 7, 2016 22:33
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Kim Kardashian puffs on cigars and sips rum as she lets her hair down during family trip to Cuba on KUWTK

travelled to Cuba with her husband Kanye West, their two children North and Saint and her sisters Kourtney and Khloe. Sunday night's episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians documented the reality stars' trip to Havana, which took place in May.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 20:29
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[UK] Zenith watches collaborates with Cohiba Cuban cigars

El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Cohiba Edition, to give it its full title, works is that that the simplicity of Cohiba’s branding is such a good fit with Zenith’s pared back technocratic style. Simply in terms of colour and execution, the watch works, but th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 18:49
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[Caribbean] Cuban tobacco: New interest in an old tradition

With more visitors in Cuba, cigar sales on the island are brisk. One Cuban family has been producing tobacco the same way for well over 150 years and there’s a cigar, Vegas Robaina, named after them that honors the tradition.
In Cuba Today
added Jul 30, 2016 18:19
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[Caribbean] VIDEO: Cuban Cigars: A smoking view of the tobacco fields in Pinar del Rio

In Cuba's prime tobacco fields in the province of Pinar del Río, including the town of Puerta de Golpe, Jesus Jerald Echevarria, Caridad Piloto Morejon and others, are in the middle of harvest season. Music performed by Mezclarte.
In Cuba Today
added Jul 30, 2016 18:18
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Trademarks, State-owned Enterprises, and Cuba’s Rum and Cigar Industries

In February of this year, the US Supreme Court handed another victory to Cubatabaco by refusing to intervene in the legal case against General Cigar. The decision allows Cubatabaco to once again request the cancellation of the trademark registered by Gene
Cuba Journal
added Jul 13, 2016 18:16
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