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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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[Australia, Cuba] EDITORIAL: Branded smokes / Free-market capitalism finds a surprising and unexpected defense

The world is truly turned upside down when the likes of Canberra, Dublin, Westminster and Washington need a lesson in capitalism from mentors in Havana.
Washington Times
added Jun 22, 2014 20:33
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AQUIQUE: This Cuban on “World No Tobacco Day”

Therefore my friends, say no to tobacco. The message comes from this ex-smoker now in the middle of another battle to overcome, obesity, because after quitting smoking several extra kilos appeared and with them other ills. But I promise I will do my bes
Havana Times (cu)
added Jun 1, 2014 00:00
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[Ireland, South America/Caribbean] Cuba in bid to halt tobacco package plans

While Cuba acknowledges Ireland’s right to protect “the health of its people”, it cannot compromise its WTO commitments, the Caribbean country has argued. ... Now, Cuba wants Ireland to delay introducing its own laws until the WTO adjudicates. Health Min
Evening Herald (ie)
added May 27, 2014 02:26
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[Australia] Cuba accuses UK of being anti-capitalist over plain packaging plans

Cuba's letter to the WTO's Committee to Technical Barriers on Trade concluded: "Cuba expresses great concern over the UK Parliament's decision to move ahead with the process of implementation of plain packaging of tobacco products, without waiting for a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 30, 2014 13:02
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[Australia, Cuba, Dominican Republic] Dispute Settlement Body, Summary of the meeting, 25 April 2014

The Dominican Republic requested for the second time the establishment of a panel to examine this dispute. The Dominican Republic was of the view that Australia’s plain packaging measures failed to have the desired health effects and were detrimental to
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Apr 28, 2014 14:20
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[Australia and Oceania, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Ukraine] Australia demands opponents stop stalling WTO tobacco case

Australia asked five countries challenging its tobacco policies on Wednesday to stop delaying the progress of their cases at the World Trade Organization and took the unusual step of speeding up one of the complaints against itself. Indonesia, Ukraine, C
Reuters
added Mar 26, 2014 17:13
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Untimely Rains Hit Cuban Tobacco Harvest

local people in the Cuban municipality of San Juan y Martínez, which boasts the finest tobacco plantations in the world, are seeing their hopes of a plentiful season dashed by unexpected winter rains.
Inter Press Service (IPS)
added Mar 6, 2014 03:04
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