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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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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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[USA] BACK STORY Are the Best Cigars Really Cuban?

In the view of some experts, the appeal of Cuban cigar tobacco has been overtaken in recent years by stogies from Nicaragua, as well as the Dominican Republic and Honduras, many made by Cuban exiles. In fact, the best cigar of 2014, revealed on Thursday
New York Times
added Dec 19, 2014 13:13
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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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[UK] Sir Tom sings at Cuba cigar auction

Sir Tom Jones has taken a break from his mentoring duties on The Voice to sing at Havana's 16th annual Cigar Festival. Cigar enthusiasts paid more than 1.1 million US dollars (£657,000) for six handmade Cuban humidors at the gala event to close the fes
Western Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2014 22:35
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[Cuba] More than 450 cigar lovers took part in an unusual contest at Havana's annual marquee Cigar Festival yesterday... as they competed to see who could create the longest ash.

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 28, 2014 23:10
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RPT-UPDATE 1-Cuba launches challenge to Australian tobacco laws at WTO

By taking the first step in a dispute, Cuba has triggered a 60-day window for Australia to try to resolve the problem in talks with Cuba. After that Cuba could ask the WTO to appoint a panel of adjudicators to judge its complaint.
Reuters
added May 7, 2013 07:52
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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba Takes Australia To WTO Over Plain-Pack Tobacco Law ($$)

Cuba lodged a formal complaint with World Trade Organization on Friday over Australia's tobacco packaging laws, setting in motion the latest international challenge to labeling requirements that critics say restrict intellectual property rights.
Law360
added May 6, 2013 13:49
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Iconic Cuban cigar goes un-smoked at home

Columbia (SC) State
added May 17, 2012 12:34
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