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AUDIO: CLERMONT TOBACCO FARMER KEEPING PIECE OF FLORIDA HISTORY ALIVE

Once the leaves are cured they’re shipped to factories in Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic where the cigars are made, then reimported and sold. What Borysiewicz gets back will be blended with tobacco from other regions to come up with different flavor
WMFE 90.7 FM (Orlando, FL)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:22
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[UK] If the afterlife had a smoking lounge this is what it'd look like

Nearly 1,000 artefacts related to the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been donated by collector Clive Richards to the SS Great Britain Trust. The collection will go on display to the public in 2016. By far the strangest object will
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:38
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[UK] Did harsh contract send cigar firm's reputation up in smoke?

150 ago this week, a miserable and overworked young Leicester girl was taken to court by her taskmaster employers - but their strong-arm tactics backfired. Priscilla Langton was 12 when, in 1864, she left school to work at Leicester cigar- making firm, G
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:47
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A History of the Knowledge—and Ignorance—of Harms from Cigarettes in Canada, 1950-2000 - Expert Report submitted by Robert N. Proctor, Stanford University (PDF) [GO TO https://tobacco.asp.visard.ca/Main.htm, click on blue bar for access]

I have been asked to evaluate and comment on three expert reports . . . 1. All three fail to consult the tobacco industry‘s internal documents, which reveal a decades-long conspiracy to downplay the hazards of smoking.
Conseil québécois sur le tabac et la santé (Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2012 13:07
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[Asia, Japan, Mexico] Let’s go to the museum / A salty saint, a smoking god

he renovated Tobacco & Salt Museum opened in its current location this April... Tobacco-related displays are on the third floor, with a reproduction of a shrine at the Palenque ruins in Mexico displayed at the entrance. Visitors are welcomed by a pillar t
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:53
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Baseball and Showbiz in 1924

90 YEARS AGO...He is accustomed to smoke a cigar after lunch — a custom which is very strong — and he was compelled to get his after-lunch smoke at the game. He puffed a cigar slowly so that the smoke should not descend into the eyes of Mrs. Coolidge.”
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 20:24
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KROLL: What Are Bidis And Why Is The FDA Regulating Tobacco Products?

The Act continues to raise concerns as to the ethics of a regulatory safety agency should continue to allow sales of products know to still be the leading cause of death in the United States.
Forbes
added Feb 25, 2014 12:29
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[District of Columbia] Cigar Advisor Magazine Publishes Piece on "Cigars in Politics"

Their August 2013 issue features an interview with former Arizona Congressman JD Hayworth, who discusses the role that cigars play in the political scene.
PR Web
added Aug 26, 2013 06:31
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[Pennsylvania] Gettysburg re-enactor saves stogie for event finale

"It's a really good Dominican cigar," he said, of the thick stogie he'd been storing in rags to keep it from drying out. ... The history of tobacco during the Civil War has spurred business at Gettysburg Cigar Co. since owner Gary Mohan opened the doors
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Jul 8, 2013 03:52
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[China] Decision to honor museum questioned

Residents and experts questioned Shanghai's decision to honor a tobacco museum for its service as an education base for teenagers. The China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai, said to be the largest of its kind in the world, opened in 2004. It was built by the
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:39
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