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[USA] FEATURE -What's in a name? Cuban cigars plant legal seeds for US future

fighting for more than a decade to protect his catchy Cuban brand name, Guantanamera, from Cuban government trademark lawyers. ...Montagne is one of more than a dozen cigar makers in the United States that Cuba's state-owned tobacco company has tried to b
Reuters
added May 6, 2015 13:24
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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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[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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[Canada, USA] CBSA officer charged in cross-border tobacco smuggling investigation

RCMP says a Canada Border Services Agency officer has been charged in a smuggling investigation. The Mounties say the arrest came as part of a joint forces investigation that focused on a criminal organization that was allegedly smuggling truckloads of c
Canadian Press
added Dec 12, 2016 20:07
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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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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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[USA] Allowances for U.S. Travelers on Cuban Cigars and Rum

The $100 limit will certainly restrict the amount of each product brought back by travelers, as a box of 25 high-quality Cohiba cigars ranges from about $100 to as much as $500 in Havana currently. Prices for other Cuban cigars vary.
New York Times
added Dec 18, 2014 00:00
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[Russia, Syria, USA] Veteran Diplomat Fond of Cigars, Whiskey and Outfoxing U.S.

Mr. Lavrov, a chain-smoker, is known as an old-school diplomat. He flatly ignored an effort by Secretary General Kofi Annan to ban smoking in the United Nations headquarters, saying Mr. Annan did not own the building. He enjoys whiskey and cigars, and his
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2013 04:57
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[Europe, USA, New York] Circuit Declines En Banc Review of RJR Nabisco Ruling

Second Circuit judges who argued against allowing the European Community to pursue civil racketeering claims against RJR Nabisco for an alleged global money laundering conspiracy have lost their bid to have the full court decide the issue. A majority of t
New York Law Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 11:00
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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