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State-owned Tabacuba business group reported a favorable harvest as all cigar companies in the country fulfilled the plantation process. more

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Cuba will be increasing its tobacco growing areas by 2,000 hectares. more

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Cuba’s tobacco farmers are finally seeing a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser US regulations on cigar-buying. more

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Aficionados have a real and strong passion for the best-known production of these countries and might have recurrent dreams about them, but how many actually visit the birthplaces of their favourite cigars? more

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Cuba: Myth and Mirage?

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Cigar production in Cuba has had its ups and downs but the way Cuba grows tobacco and produces cigars hasn’t changed much compared to when before Fidel Castro came to power, except for the government controlling tobacco growing and cigar production. more

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From the Associate editor

Cutting the Nose to Spite the Face

As the debate on the effects of e-cigarettes continues with new research coming out both for and against e-cigs, is it too soon to be banning them?

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