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[Caribbean, USA] How Cigars Became Part of the Tangled U.S.-Cuba History

The modern cigar industry began in Cuba, but things got tense there right before the Spanish-American War in the late 19th Century. So a lot of cigar makers moved their shops to Key West, a little island at the very bottom of Florida
Cuba Journal
added Mar 6, 2017 15:25
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[Europe, UK, USA] LEZARD: Smoking kills – and now that Trump is president, I don't care

I now see where so many votes for Brexit, and for Trump, came from. From people who don’t like to be told what to do, and will do the opposite of what they’re told for as long as they can. God help me, and God help us all.
New Statesman (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:59
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[USA, Kentucky] Magistrate Judge: Migrant Tobacco Workers To Be Deposed In Mexico ($$)

A federal magistrate judge in Kentucky on Feb. 3 found that the owners of a tobacco farm who were sued for allegedly violating federal work visa laws will not face an undue hardship by having to depose a group of migrant workers in Mexico, denying the ow
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2017 00:58
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Cuba's Cigar Exporting Future

Habanos S.A., the distribution and marketing arm of Cuba’s state-owned cigar industry, said recently that it expects to immediately gain 25-30% of the U.S. premium cigar market if the U.S. lifts its trade embargo – and up to 70% within a few y
Cuba Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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[Canada, USA] Video: Sweanor and Kovacevic discuss vapor

Watch David Sweanor, adjunct professor of law at the University of Ottawa, speak with Patricia Kovacevic, general counsel and chief compliance officer at Nicopure Labs, about the vaping industry and Canadian law versus U.S. law.
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 2, 2017 19:43
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[Italy, Sweden, USA] RODU: Confirmed: Snus Use Protective for Parkinson’s Disease

Investigators in Sweden, Italy and the United States report that “non-smoking men who used snus had a substantially reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease…” The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology (abstract here), combined dat
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:12
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[Canada, USA] US warnings debate under way

the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE), has issued a mild warning about the effectiveness of shocking warnings... Sontag said a study had ‘somehow calculated’ that packs with such pictures would be 60 times more likely to inspire smokers to quit th
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 21, 2016 22:46
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[UK, USA] E-cigarettes a ‘major public health concern’ in U.S.

Experts in Britain, however, questioned the United States’ take on e-cigarettes as a threat. “The position in the U.K. is very different,” said Kevin Fenton, national director of health and wellbeing at Public Health England.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:12
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[USA] Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco products

found that warning labels featuring photos of real smokers who were harmed by their habit are more effective in getting smokers to quit than the text-only labels currently in use. At least 77 nations around the world use images as a part of their cigarett
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 13, 2016 14:58
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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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