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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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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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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
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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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Jesse Ventura: Jeb Bush sent me Cuban cigars

The claim -- which Ventura says dates to when the two were both in office -- came as Ventura spoke with former Donald Trump senior advisor Roger Stone on his Ora.TV "Off The Grid" show. The cigars, however, weren’t Cuban, but Dominican, Bush’s campaign
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 13, 2015 10:57
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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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