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Lawsuits block Cuba’s path to normalization

Cuban-owned assets cannot be seized in the U.S. if they are produced in a partnership with a third country. One example is Cuba’s renowned cigars. London-based Imperial Tobacco is the international partner of Cuba’s state-owned tobacco company, Habanos,
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Feb 4, 2015 20:45
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Luxury Cigars, From Cuba To China - Forbes

Sales of premium cigars are growing at between 4% and 5% a year, with a typical smoker getting younger by the day.... Further growth in premium cigars, priced between $20 and $200 each or more, is expected in particular to be fuelled by two Communist-rule
Forbes
added Jan 23, 2015 11:36
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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DOLACK: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP: STRICT SECRECY

The governments negotiating the draconian TPP still don’t want you to know what’s in it. Many of them issued cheery press releases congratulating themselves for the "progress" they made last week in Brunei. But you will search in vain for any information
World War 4 Report
added Oct 3, 2013 12:21
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Sen. Brown Urges Obama Administration to Reconsider Tobacco Proposal in Trans-Pacific Partnership That Could Undermine Public Health Efforts

Brown Urges Administration to Prioritize Public Health, Prevent Use of Controversial Provisions that Chill Anti-tobacco, Public Health Efforts in U.S. and Abroad
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Sep 13, 2013 01:52
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[Asia, Australia, China] PESEK: Tobacco a drag on world growth

Asian nations should protect their economies and follow Australia's example, William Pesek writes
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 14:52
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[Indonesia, USA] When trade law meets public health evidence: the World Trade Organization and clove cigarettes

A recent trade dispute between the USA and Indonesia, overseen by the World Trade Organization, challenges piecemeal approaches to tobacco regulation.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 22, 2012 22:26
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Freshfields Guides Japan Tobacco On $5B Reynolds Brand Buy ($$)

Japan Tobacco, advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, will cough up about $5 billion for Reynolds American’s Natural American Spirit premium cigarette business outside the U.S., slimming down Reynolds’ international portfolio in the wake of its $2
Law360
added Sep 29, 2015 13:14
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Uruguay] The War Against “Plain Packaging”: Big Tobacco's Current Battle

attempting to beat every measure on cigarette packaging they can. The great bogeyman here is that of plain packaging, a measure that has been shown to dramatically reduce the enticements of smoking.
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:12
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O-ROURKE: In a Plain Brown Package | Australia’s doomed effort to kill tobacco sales.

Having snuffed out my Marlboro, I am presently enjoying a Montecristo ... When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of commo
Weekly Standard
added Dec 10, 2013 14:52
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