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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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Boris Becker to headline Cuba cigar festival

Retired German tennis great Boris Becker, pictured here on February 9, 2013, will headline the XV Habanos Festival, an event in Cuba designed to promote cigars and tobacco use, organizers …more said Tuesday less
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 20, 2013 08:17
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ECHARRY: Awaiting a Real Smoking Ban in Cuba

Cuban tobacco continues to dominate on the world market; our media continues to give updates on the productivity of tobacco factories here, where products are either rolled by hand or manufactured by machines. As for sales, Cuban cigars made by special
Havana Times (cu)
added Sep 21, 2012 17:09
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[Cuba] Old Havana restaurants slowly go smoke-free

AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2012 12:11
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[Cuba] Close but no cigar: how America failed to kill Fidel Castro

the famous exploding cigar, which was supposedly to have been given to Castro when he visited the UN in New York. Another idea was to contaminate a cigar with botulinum toxin but it never actually reached him and he quit smoking in 1985.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
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GAROFALO: Obama Hurting U.S. Small Business by Easing Restriction on Cuban Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

All other cigars except Cubans have to first pay the Federal, State – Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) Tax which was incidentally the very first new tax signed into law under the Obama administration on February 4, 2009. This is a tax on ciga
The Cigar Authority
added Oct 25, 2016 19:36
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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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High Court Hands Win to Cuban Firm Over Use of Cohiba Brand Name in U.S.

The high court refused to hear an appeal by U.S. firm General Cigar seeking to overturn a ruling issued last June by a federal appeals court that found in favor of Cubatabaco.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:55
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[USA] Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities

The list of claimants includes national hotel chains and an electric company, sugar mill owners and tobacco farmers like the Schechters. The Schechters lost their farm, a shirt factory and a 17-room home in Marianao, which is now being used as a residen
New York Times
added Dec 22, 2014 01:42
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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.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 6, 2014 03:04
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