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Cuban tobacco

Where the best cigars come from is a long-debated topic amongst cigar connoisseurs. Many swear by Cuban cigars as the gold standard. Others say that while they are of excellent quality, Cuban cigars are not necessarily the best. Read 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. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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