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[Connecticut] State tobacco farmers hope for future around Cuban cigars

SOUTH WINDSOR — As public health initiatives cut into sales of cigars and cigarettes, Connecticut tobacco farmers are looking for new markets in Cuba. Several months after President Barack Obama renewed diplomatic relations between the United States and
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 6, 2015 22:33

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

[Florida] VIDEO: Watch Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski give Stephen Colbert a box of Cuban cigars

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski made an appearance on “The Late Show” and he brought two great gifts for Colbert: a medal of St. Genesius, the patron saint of comedians, and of course, a box of Cuban cigars from his visit to Cuba.
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 26, 2015 21:13

Buying Cuban Cigars in Havana

For lovers of Havana cigars, nothing beats shopping at the source, where quality, choice and value and superb
Cigar Aficionado
added Sep 23, 2015 17:03

[South America/Caribbean] VIDEO: Kimmel Has 'Footage' of Pope Francis Getting Caught Smuggling Cigars from Cuba

No, it was actually a joke video put together by host Jimmy Kimmel‘s team, in which the Pope tried to smuggle over $100 worth of Cuban cigars into the U.S.
added Sep 23, 2015 16:58

[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

[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
added Sep 22, 2015 17:18

[USA] Tampa cigar manufacturers welcome Cuban competition

“The competition is already there all over the world. It’s just something maybe new to some Americans,” said Cooks. “So they’ll try it, and maybe boost cigar sales in general, and that’s not a bad thing!”
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 22, 2015 17:05
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] US Amends Cuba Policy, Further Easing Travel, Trade and Remittance

a new set of policy changes went into effect. The new rules don't drastically alter the restrictions on who can travel to Cuba, or suddenly legalize Cuban cigar sales to the U.S., but they do remove a slew of legal barriers for U.S. businesses and Cuban
Cigar Aficionado
added Sep 22, 2015 16:59

[Africa] Cuban Tobacco Factory to Open New Plant in Morocco

The Economist, in its September 21st edition, reported that Habanos is preparing to implement the first factory for the manufacture of tobacco products in the Casablanca region. According to the same source, the company scheduled to launch in December 2
Morocco World News (ma)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:59
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