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No smoking day in Cuba

No smoking day in Cuba

| May 26, 2017

Given that Cuba earns a lot of foreign exchange through the export of tobacco products, it makes sense that the country is planning to mark World No Tobacco Day by revisiting its smoking restrictions.

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Aprecia esto

Aprecia esto

| April 1, 2017

Habanos SA celebrates the Cuban cigar with a splendid party.

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Habanos sales up

Habanos sales up

| February 28, 2017

Habanos earned $445 million from Cuban cigar sales in 2016, 5 percent more than in 2015.

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Festival time in Havana

Festival time in Havana

| February 7, 2017

This year’s Habanos Festival, which is scheduled to start on February 27, has a week-long program packed with traditional activities and a number of surprises.

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Cuba joins fight over Aussie plain packaging rules

Cuba joins fight over Aussie plain packaging rules

| May 6, 2013

Cuba has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia’s landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organization (WTO). The laws came into effect last December and mean cigarettes can only be sold in brown packages with graphic health warnings. The WTO says Cuba has requested consultations with Australia […]

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Cuba fumes over ‘blatant robbery’ of Cohiba brand

Cuba fumes over ‘blatant robbery’ of Cohiba brand

| April 9, 2013

Cuba has accused the U.S. of enabling the ‘blatant robbery’ of brand names from the island following a new court verdict in a lawsuit between Cubatabaco and U.S.-based General Cigar over the Cohiba cigars brand name. “The blatant robbery of Cuban trademarks in the United States continues to be protected by federal authorities hiding behind […]

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