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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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[Asia, China] Chinese, Cuban tobacco firms sign deal on cigar trade

According to the agreement, Habanos S.A. can provide assistance to cigar production in China while expanding its cigar sales in the Asian market. "With the support of the Cuban side and the Chinese side, and the Chinese and Cuban people, I am sure that C
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 5, 2017 23:06
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[Caribbean] Cuban Vice President Praises Preparations for Tobacco Campaign

visited tobacco areas in the municipality of Consolacion del Sur, where the Virginia project, aimed at supplying Virginia tobacco to the national tobacco industry, is making progress. He described the state of tobacco plantations and the progress in sowi
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:09
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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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