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J.C. Newman Cigar Co. Petitions to Import Cuban Tobacco Again

J.C. Newman Cigar Co., the last operating cigar factory in the “Cigar City” of Tampa, Florida, filed a petition with the U.S. Department of State requesting authorization to import Cuban tobacco grown by “independent Cuban entrepreneurs” into the United States.  The State Department currently allows American companies to legally import coffee and a few other products from Cuba.  If granted, J.C. Newman will be able to import the first Cuban tobacco into the United States […]

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