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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

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

[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

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

[Cuba, USA] A transcript of Jill Stein’s meeting with The Washington Post editorial board

in Cuba at that time 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

[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

Cuban Tobacco Agribusiness Impacts World Experts

Tobacco plantations were visited by more than 1500 participants from 80 countries in the municipalities of San Juan and Martinez and San Luis, in the western Pinar del Rio province. That territory is also known as Vueltabajo, the most significant in the
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:11

[Cuba, Europe, Florida] Miami's high-end cigar rollers create niche industry for top smokes

in Miami a niche industry is growing, centered on a few dozen elite Cuban rollers who make special edition cigars that sell for as much as $700 per box in Europe.
added Sep 28, 2013 20:59

[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44

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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