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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of US market

Overall a good article. Shame that your city council didn't do any research or look at FACTS before summarily banning it. Report as inappropriateLikeReply rshacklefordDec. 8, 14 11:50 AM I can't wait until the e-Coffee device becomes available. All t
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2014 11:53
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Rise of obesity, alcohol and tobacco use among Caribbean youth worrying -Caricom Secretary General ($$)

Caricom Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque is sounding an alarm over the health of the region’s young people, with current data pointing to increasing trends of obesity due to unhealthy diets, sedentary lifestyles, and consumption of tobacco and alcohol
Stabroek News (gy)
added Sep 14, 2013 12:30
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[South America/Caribbean] Sneaking a Smoke / Paraguay's Tobacco Business Fuels Latin America's Black Market ($$)

One particular sector seems to play a significant role in the nation's corruption-related challenges—Paraguay's tobacco industry. According to a 2009 study by Uruguay’s Tobacco Epidemic Research Center (CIET), Paraguay accounts for approximately 11 perce
Foreign Affairs
added Feb 7, 2016 21:39
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[South America/Caribbean] Conan in Cuba: Cigars, rum, and 6 other segments from his historic trip

No televised trip to Havana is complete without a trip to a cigar factory, apparently, and O'Brien made the most of his, jumping on the PA system to address the workers and trying his hand at a hand-roll. His cigar looked more like a reuben than a Cuban,
Mashable.com
added Mar 8, 2015 09:36
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[Bermuda, South America/Caribbean] Island's original cash crop is back as tobacco plants flourish

The Smoke Shop owner Michael Heslop is working to bring back Bermuda's first cash crop -- tobacco -- albeit in a smaller scale. Mr Heslop has spent the last few months growing local tobacco for sale in his store in the Washington Mall.
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:27
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[South America/Caribbean] Jamaican Teens At Greatest Risk Of Cancer - Report

according to the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) report Cancer in the Americas Country Profiles 2013. The report noted that teenage tobacco smokers in Jamaica were 28.7 per cent of the adolescent population, co
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 10, 2013 13:14
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[Mexico, South America/Caribbean] Belize Famous For Contraband Smokes

to the El Universal website, authorities estimate that 46% of Jalisco's cigarettes are contraband made in Vietnam, China, Paraguay and the United states, smuggled into Mexico through the Belize border. In March authorities
7 News Belize (bz)
added Apr 6, 2014 11:42
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Smoking is Still Prohibited in Public Places – Ministry of Health

The Ministry notes that an individual recently appeared in court for breaches of the Regulations and was fined $2,000 for the offence. The Regulations prohibit smoking in specified public places including all enclosed public places, enclosed work places
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:07
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[South America/Caribbean] VIDEO: Kimmel Has 'Footage' of Pope Francis Getting Caught Smuggling Cigars from Cuba

No, it was actually a joke video put together by host Jimmy Kimmel‘s team, in which the Pope tried to smuggle over $100 worth of Cuban cigars into the U.S.
Mediaite
added Sep 23, 2015 16:58
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] N. Korean diplomats caught trying to smuggle Cuban cigars in Brazil

It has emerged that two North Korean diplomats were recently caught trying to smuggle thousands of Cuban cigars into Brazil. The South Korean Consulate General in Sao Paulo says the diplomats were caught at Viracopos International Airport late last month
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:06
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