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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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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
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[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.
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2013 20:59
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[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
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44
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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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[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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[USA] US, Cuba Relations 2015: End of Cuba Embargo May Bring Lawsuits, Competition to Miami's Tobacco Industry

the Cuban government has gone after countless American cigar makers and vendors in court for developing their own Cuban cigars. According to Voxxi, "There are $100 million wrongful death lawsuits, $50 billion hostile corporate takeovers, smuggled tobacco
Latin Post
added Feb 8, 2015 17:53
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[USA] US Might Be the Main Market for Cuban Cigars

Fernandez, told local newspaper Trabajadores, that for that earlier period 35 percent of total revenue came from tobacco sales to Americans. These barriers imposed in the 60s last century, not only stripped the Cuban tobacco business of a safe market, b
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Oct 22, 2014 19:19
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Cuba Grows Pest-resistant Tobacco Varieties

Specialists at the Tobacco Research Institute studied some 700 black tobacco varieties to produce pest-resistant seedlings that will be grown throughout Cuba, it was reported in this western province.
Cuban News Agency CUBA (ACN) (cu)
added Dec 5, 2012 05:23
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[Cuba, Spain] The Converted Jews Who Played Their Part in Europe's Love of Tobacco

When the expulsion of the Jews was announced, De Torres converted to Christianity in order to save himself; he thus became a converso...De Torres tried smoking the tobacco and apparently became the first European to smoke a cigarette. He and his fellow s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 18, 2018 01:20
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