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VIDEO: Trading with the Enemy: Homing Pigeons with Cigars Challenge U.S. Embargo, Fly from Cuba to Florida

For his project called "Trading with the Enemy," Duke Riley spent four years planning and eight months breeding and homing a kit of 50 pigeons in Key West, Florida. His goal was to prove that pigeons could make the 90-mile flight from Havana back to Key W
Democracy Now!
added Aug 13, 2015 10:55
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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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Cuban cigar prices set to rise if US embargo ends, experts say

When and if the embargo ends, Cuban cigar lovers around the globe will have to start puffing more gently, as increasing demand from the world’s biggest market will likely rise prices. “When the embargo is dropped, I would expect Cuban cigar prices to ri
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 7, 2015 05:37
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​Cuban cigarmakers look to light up US market

For two decades, Savona has written about cigars AND Cuba for Cigar Aficionado, where he's now executive editor. He and Strassmann took a drive down Havana's famed Malecón esplanade -- the sort of thing you'd read about in his lifestyle magazine.
CBS
added Aug 5, 2015 14:13
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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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[New Jersey] Jonesing for Cubans? So are local cigar sellers

One of the most prevalent questions South Jersey tobacco shops hear nowadays involves a product that’s still illegal for them to sell. But the mystique of Cuban cigars — the forbidden leaf — may help local businesses if they ever become legal to sell in t
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2015 15:40
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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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[New York] Cardinal Dolan asks Pope Francis for Cuban cigars

Timothy Cardinal Dolan is a cigar aficionado who has his eye on a large clandestine supply of Havana cheroots.... He’ll be touching down in DC after his stop in Cuba. “Which is good,” quipped Cardinal Dolan, “because I’ve asked him to bring me cigars. …
New York Post
added Jul 2, 2015 14:14
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[Spain, USA] Cuba detente set to be a stimulant for Tabacalera’s US business

“Given the indisputable recognition of Cuban tobacco and its unique portfolio of brands, I think Habanos can capture 20 to 30 per cent of the US cigar market in the first three of four years,” he says.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:23
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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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