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[South America/Caribbean] After unusual weather, Cuba struggles to save prized tobacco crop

weather has damaged Cuba's tobacco crop, raising concerns among farmers and cigar-lovers that the island's supply of its famous cigars might suffer at a time of increased demand resulting from detente with the United States.
Reuters
added Jan 28, 2016 18:59
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[Canada] Around Town: Break out the cigars! Ottawa Senators host Cuban charity gala

presented by Bell, at the Hilton Lac-Leamy...Gala host and celebrity auctioneer “Stuntman” Stu Schwartz, a local radio personality and PA announcer for the Senators, brought a fiesta feel to the night. At the podium, he lit a Cuban cigar and happily puffe
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:45
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba produced 134 million cigars for export in 2015

Workers of the Internacional Cubana de Tabacos (ICT by its Spanish acronym) produced more than 134 million cigars this year. That figure was the result of hard work and dedication of the group, mostly women, who achieved favorable results in the use o
CubaHeadlines (cu)
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
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[Latin America] Smoking Blamed for 15% of Annual Deaths in Cuba

Smoking causes 13,300 deaths in Cuba every year, accounting for 15 percent of the total, official media said Monday. Another roughly 1,500 people die every year from exposure to secondhand smoke, despite detailed laws and regulations to protect non-smoke
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Dec 1, 2015 05:20
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[Cuba] DISPUTE DS458 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 3 May 2013, Cuba requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that allegedly impose trademark restrictions and other plain-packaging requirements on tobacco products.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:36
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[Australia, Caribbean, Cuba, Honduras, Indonesia, Peru, Ukraine] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: THE DISPUTES: Tobacco

DS227 Peru — Taxes on Cigarettes (Complainant: Chile) 1 March 2001 / DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (Complainant: Ukraine) 13 March 2012
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:01
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[South America/Caribbean] Davidoff's Global Dominance And The Future Of The Luxury Cigar Market As Cuba Opens Up

Selling off its cigarette business and concentrating on what they call a “crop-to-shop” philosophy, Davidoff is now grossing nearly $1.3 billion annually selling top-notch product through its global chain of flagship stores. With revenue rising and produc
Forbes
added Oct 21, 2015 13:08
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Don’t Get Too Stoked on Cuban Smokes

“Fundamentally, the U.S. Congress controls the embargo on Cuba,” notes Kevin “Kip” Talley, a senior director at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association...It would take a Congressional act to lift the embargo, and while there are cer
Fox Media
added Oct 13, 2015 12:04
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[Connecticut] State tobacco farmers hope for future around Cuban cigars

SOUTH WINDSOR — As public health initiatives cut into sales of cigars and cigarettes, Connecticut tobacco farmers are looking for new markets in Cuba. Several months after President Barack Obama renewed diplomatic relations between the United States and
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 6, 2015 22:33
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Proposed Bill Could Bring Connecticut Tobacco to Cuba

Democrat Chris Murphy held a round table discussion with Connecticut tobacco growers to hear their take on the issue. ... The Freedom to Export to Cuba Act would also remove a president’s authority to impose future embargoes, and repeal the prohibition on
NBC Connecticut
added Oct 2, 2015 21:27
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