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[South America/Caribbean] Forget Cuba, London's The Wellesley Hotel is a Cigar Lover's Paradise

With a humidor filled with $2 million worth of fine cigars, it boasts the biggest collection in all of Europe.
Maxim
added Apr 12, 2016 23:55
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[South America/Caribbean] Is Costa Rica's anti-tobacco law encouraging smuggling?

Two years after Costa Rica passed an aggressive national anti-smoking law, the number of illegal smokes seized by law enforcement has skyrocketed by 89 percent, according to figures from the Finance Ministry. Some might point to the law’s tax increase a
Tico Times (cr)
added Mar 26, 2014 12:46
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[South America/Caribbean] Anti-Tobacco Law in Costa Rica Prompts Smuggling

Based on media reports in the past two years, cigarette smuggling in Costa Rica has rapidly increased in the wake of the anti-tobacco law implementation.
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:12
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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] Cuba tobacco country enjoys tourism boost

they have seen little impact on domestic sales from a boom in tourism that has brought hundreds of thousands of new visitors to Havana. That may be partly because, while some tourists visit official cigar stores, many others buy pilfered or counterfeit su
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:59
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[South America/Caribbean] Graphic Warnings Begin to Appear on Cigarette Packs in Costa Rica

Costa Rica joins 13 other countries in Latin America – and at least 62 countries worldwide – in requiring graphic cigarette warnings. These countries include Uruguay, which is currently fighting a lawsuit brought by tobacco giant Philip Morris Internatio
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 22, 2014 23:01
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[South America/Caribbean] Pot Becoming More Popular Than Cigarettes in Costa Rica Schools

pot in costa rica 1Those who smoked tobacco fell more than a third from 2006 to 2013. 38% of students smoked tobacco seven years ago, compared to 9% today. The change in smoking tobacco might be because of the smoking ban or because it’s now illegal to s
Costa Rican Times (cr)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:38
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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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[South America/Caribbean] NOVAK: How to spot counterfeit cigars in Cuba (and everywhere else, too)

Most returning vacationers are proud of their wheeling and dealing in the back alleys of Havana to acquire these famous cigars at US$75 to US$100 a box. Well, my friends, I’ve got news for you: More than likely you have been ripped off.
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added May 6, 2016 18:56
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[South America/Caribbean] VIDEOS: Cuba celebrates its cigars in annual Habanos Festival

EuroNews
added Mar 7, 2016 17:50
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba produced 134 million cigars for export in 2015

Workers of the Internacional Cubana de Tabacos (ICT by its Spanish acronym) produced more than 134 million cigars this year. That figure was the result of hard work and dedication of the group, mostly women, who achieved favorable results in the use o
CubaHeadlines (cu)
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
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