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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Win Defense Verdict In $50M Cancer Trial ($$)

found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable for the death of a Cuban-American smoker who died of lung cancer, rejecting his wife and children's bid for up to $50 million plus punitive damages. (Credit: AP) The verdict came after
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 17:18
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hid Deadly Risks From Ex-Smoker, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a Cuban-American ex-smoker who died of lung disease urged jurors to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death... the companies had engaged a public relations firm to sow doubt for decades about cigarettes' link to diseases includin
Law360
added Aug 12, 2015 12:05
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[Kentucky] Derby Eve gala features Cuban cigar icon

Hirochi Robaina — the first Cuban cigar maker to tour the country with permission from the Cuban government since the longstanding United States' trade embargo was implemented — will help Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge celebrate its fourth anniversary d
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added May 1, 2015 13:34
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[South America/Caribbean] Forget Cuba, London's The Wellesley Hotel is a Cigar Lover's Paradise

With a humidor filled with $2 million worth of fine cigars, it boasts the biggest collection in all of Europe.
Maxim
added Apr 12, 2016 23:55
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[Florida] Miami archbishop deems Pope Francis’ ‘emotional’ trip to Cuba a success

Wenski pulled four cigars ... handed them out to Auxiliary Bishop Peter Baldacchino of Miami, Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros of Brooklyn and Bishop Joe Vásquez of Austin... So what do four bishops having a smoke after spending a few days with the pope
Miami (FL) Herald
added Sep 26, 2015 21:16
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[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Influence on Immigrant's Smoking Takes Center Stage in Emphysema Trial Against RJR

Attorneys sparred over the influence allegedly deceptive tobacco marketing had in a Cuban immigrant’s smoking decisions as trial opened Tuesday in a suit against R.J. Reynolds over his fatal emphysema. Santos v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000849.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:52
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Cuban tobacco farms 'show other side of cigar trade'

Cuban cigars are the country's most lucrative export, but tobacco farmers are often shortchanged in the government-controlled industry.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 20, 2013 15:44
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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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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] Cuba tobacco country enjoys tourism boost

they have seen little impact on domestic sales from a boom in tourism that has brought hundreds of thousands of new visitors to Havana. That may be partly because, while some tourists visit official cigar stores, many others buy pilfered or counterfeit su
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:59
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[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco giant defeats suit brought by family of Bay of Pigs veteran

jury sided with R.J. Reynolds Tuesday against the family of a former Bay of Pigs prisoner who smoked for five decades then died of emphysema at age 87. The jury of six ruled the tobacco giant was not responsible for the October 2005 death of Renato Santo
Miami (FL) Herald
added Aug 19, 2015 18:31
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