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[Cuba] From poisoned cigars to exploding seashells: How Fidel Castro survived half a century of crackpot CI

When that failed, the CIA planned to slip him a box of cigars tainted with LSD so that he would burst into fits of laughter during a television interview, said Escalante, author of a book that documents 167 plots against Castro.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:54
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[Cuba, Russia] ‘I have a heart of steel’: Fidel Castro’s most memorable quotes

“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
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A Hot Souvenir From Cuba for Some Americans: Cancer Vaccine

Cimavax is a therapeutic vaccine developed not to prevent cancer, but to halt its growth and keep it from recurring in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Developed in Cuba and available to patients there since 2011, it works by targeting a protein
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2016 14:28
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GAROFALO: Obama Hurting U.S. Small Business by Easing Restriction on Cuban Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

All other cigars except Cubans have to first pay the Federal, State – Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) Tax which was incidentally the very first new tax signed into law under the Obama administration on February 4, 2009. This is a tax on ciga
The Cigar Authority
added Oct 25, 2016 19:36
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[New York] Cuba in All Its Natural Glory at the American Museum of Natural History

All the senses will be brought into play. The scent of tobacco leaves will waft through part of the exhibition... It took 25 volunteers and several staff members to make the 4,000 tobacco leaves out of construction paper... There’s a tobacco-drying shed
New York Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:39
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Interpreting Obama ruling on Cuban rum, cigars

has created confusion in some circles.... some news outlets have misreported that as meaning retail sales of those two items also were affected. The change does not mean that Cuban rum and cigars will be available for sale in the U.S. In actuality, Cuba
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Oct 22, 2016 19:08
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Republicans stoke trademark concerns over Cuban cigars

In a letter sent Friday, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) blasted the Obama administration’s latest attempt at diplomacy with Cuba, which they say could present problems for American tobacco companies. “What steps is you
The Hill
added Oct 22, 2016 19:06
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[Cuba, Florida] Marco Rubio decries new FDA cigar regulations while visiting Tampa factory

Marco Rubio‘s re-election campaign brought him to a 13o-year-old cigar factory in Tampa Wednesday, where he blasted proposed federal rules which could severely harm it and other cigar manufacturers in the U.S.
Florida Politics
added Oct 22, 2016 18:40
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[Florida] Rubio Assails Easing of Regulations On Cuban Cigars; Tightening of Domestic Laws

Rubio toured the city's sole remaining cigar manufacturer, J.C. Newman Cigar Co., and he has more than the island nation in his sights. He also took aim at new U.S. regulations. Those include government approval of new cigar blends and requiring larger w
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 18:36
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[Florida] AUDIO: Tampa's Cigar Industry Reacts to Lifting of Limits on Cuban Cigars

WGCU Public Media
added Oct 19, 2016 19:26
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