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[Argentina, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Argentine increases tax on tobacco companies to 75 pct.

Argentine government on Monday made official a 60 to 75 percent tax hike on the manufacture of tobacco products via the publication of a decree in the Official Bulletin. The funds collected with the tax increase will allow ... and greater coverage of exp
Fox News
added May 2, 2016 19:11
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control does not advocate industry exclusion from regulatory process

Demtoco is not opposed to Tobacco Control Regulations...very clear that the WHO Guidelines for the implementation of Article 5.3 are not binding. The truth is, these Guidelines do not mandate a complete exclusion of the legitimate tobacco industry.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:31
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[Guyana, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Demtoco director says 'draconian' tobacco laws could shutter operations ($$)

Kirton, who told shareholders at the company’s 82nd Annual General Meeting that it has shared with the government the “industry’s position,” which includes a request “for balanced regulation that offers an opportunity for the existence of smokers and non
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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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, Florida] Tampa's Last Cigar Factory Ponders More Competition From Cuba

they have been making fine cigars for a very long time and expect to keep working far into the future. The J.C. Newman cigar factory in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa is a ballet of complex old machines and deft hands, as 130 people make 60
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:23
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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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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] AP PHOTOS: Cuba's tobacco country becomes tourist attraction

Unseasonably heavy rains have damaged Cuba's tobacco crop and raised questions about iconic cigar brands that some aficionados say they hope will not suffer from declining quality amid higher demand
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2016 17:59
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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] Photo essay: Cuba's tobacco country becomes tourist attraction

Cuban cigar industry officials say 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 oth
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2016 17:05
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44
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