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[Central America] Cigars, not Cracker Jack: The scene in Havana as the Rays defeat Cuban team

perhaps fittingly for a country known for its cigars, tobacco is readily available at concessions stands.
USA Today
added Mar 26, 2016 23:23

[Cuba] DISPUTE DS458 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 3 May 2013, Cuba requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that allegedly impose trademark restrictions and other plain-packaging requirements on tobacco products.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:36

Why US cigar companies can't wait for you to light up Cuban cigars

The American cigar industry is looking forward to the day Cuban Cigars will be sold openly in the United States, and is not worried about the iconic cigar hurting business because, frankly, they aren’t as good as you think they are.
Fox News
added Sep 17, 2015 14:27

Tobacco use kills at least 36 people a day in Cuba

A nationwide survey of the risk factors in smoking prepared by the Public Health Ministry found that 24 percent of Cubans age 15 and over "actively" smoke, and more...World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Cuban health authorities are insisting that tobacco use
Fox News
added Jun 1, 2015 11:06

[Cuba, USA] Interest in Cigars Rising after Trade Relaxations

According to convenience store wholesaler LA Top Distributor, however, many convenience store and tobacco retailers have been flooded with phone calls from customers asking if they have Cuban cigars for sale. Although convenience store owners are not able
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2015 17:32

[USA] Post-Embargo Havanas: Normalizing Cuban Cigars

If looser trade rules trigger a Cuban cigar bonanza, smokers may end up longing for the bad old days.
added Jan 3, 2015 11:36

[New York] Steve Harvey loves his illegal Cuban cigars

Appearing on NBC’s “Talk Stoop” with Cat Greenleaf, Harvey said, “I don’t care! I am going to smoke my cigars. I know they are illegal. I don’t know how I get ’em. I just do!”
New York Post
added Sep 13, 2014 17:34

[Ireland, South America/Caribbean] Cuba in bid to halt tobacco package plans

While Cuba acknowledges Ireland’s right to protect “the health of its people”, it cannot compromise its WTO commitments, the Caribbean country has argued. ... Now, Cuba wants Ireland to delay introducing its own laws until the WTO adjudicates. Health Min
Evening Herald (ie)
added May 27, 2014 02:26

Cuba seeks to legally challenge Australian plain packaging on tobacco products

First step in a trade dispute which could last for years First-ever challenge from Cuba since its joined WTO in 1995 Complaint says plain packs breach intellectual property rights
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 7, 2013 07:51

[South America/Caribbean] 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. Australia's law came i
added May 6, 2013 13:48
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