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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba to unveil Tobacco Trail as new tourist attraction

Cuba's Tourism Ministry (Mintur) announced recently it will launch the Tobacco Trail or Tobacco Route in September, during this year's tourism and nature fair (Turnat) in westernmost Pinar del Rio province, home to lush tobacco plantations.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 26, 2015 05:55
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[New Jersey] Jonesing for Cubans? So are local cigar sellers

One of the most prevalent questions South Jersey tobacco shops hear nowadays involves a product that’s still illegal for them to sell. But the mystique of Cuban cigars — the forbidden leaf — may help local businesses if they ever become legal to sell in t
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2015 15:40
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VIDEO: How to tell if your Cuban cigars are real or fake

Business Insider recently sent three reporters to Havana, Cuba to experience the city as tourists. One of the top priorities on our list was to buy some authentic Cuban cigars. We tried two different approaches. First, we bought a box at an authorised st
Business Insider
added Jul 4, 2015 16:52
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[New York] Cardinal Dolan asks Pope Francis for Cuban cigars

Timothy Cardinal Dolan is a cigar aficionado who has his eye on a large clandestine supply of Havana cheroots.... He’ll be touching down in DC after his stop in Cuba. “Which is good,” quipped Cardinal Dolan, “because I’ve asked him to bring me cigars. …
New York Post
added Jul 2, 2015 14:14
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[Spain, USA] Cuba detente set to be a stimulant for Tabacalera’s US business

“Given the indisputable recognition of Cuban tobacco and its unique portfolio of brands, I think Habanos can capture 20 to 30 per cent of the US cigar market in the first three of four years,” he says.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:23
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[USA] VICK: The Hazy Future for Cuban Cigars

“I gotta tell you, as a retailer, I’m ecstatic. We’ll be selling them,” Sherman says. But without the mystique of the forbidden, Cubans will have to earn their place in the pantheon. “You go to Spain,” he notes, “and Cuban cigars are less expensive than
TIME Magazine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:38
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Tobacco use kills 36 people each day in Cuba

"...it's important for people who have this damaging vice to be aware that their decision also affects the health of people who don't do it," said the state-run National Information Agency, or AIN. In Cuba, more than 13,000 deaths attributed to tobacco u
La Prensa (San Antonio, TX)
added Jun 3, 2015 09:46
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Tobacco use kills at least 36 people a day in Cuba

A nationwide survey of the risk factors in smoking prepared by the Public Health Ministry found that 24 percent of Cubans age 15 and over "actively" smoke, and more...World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Cuban health authorities are insisting that tobacco use
Fox News
added Jun 1, 2015 11:06
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[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57
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[USA] AUDIO: Americans could soon benefit from a lung cancer vaccine developed in Cuba

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, in partnership with Cuba’s Center for Molecular Immunology, will test out a much-needed lung cancer vaccine called Cimavax, developed in Cuba. Now that relations between US and Cuba are improving, the US wants to see if it
Public Radio International (PRI)
added May 13, 2015 11:58
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