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Can I Bring Cuban Cigars Home To The U.S.?

Under President Obama’s trade normalization rules, Cuban cigars are no longer illegal in the U.S. if they are bought in Cuba and brought home for personal use. They still cannot be sold in the U.S. nor purchased over the Internet or while in a third country (like Canada or Mexico). Can I bring cuban cigars…


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How Much Should I Pay For Cuban Cigars?

If you are an American in Cuba, you are allowed to bring up to $100 worth of Cuban cigars into the U.S. if you buy them in Cuba and transport them directly to the States in your own luggage for your personal use. That sounds great, but before you get a travel visa and jump…

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Tiny Hitchhiker Can Ruin Your Cuban Cigars

The last thing you want to do if you get a chance to bring Cuban cigars home with you to the good old U.S. of A. is to bring along an illegal immigrant known as the “tobacco beetle” or “cigarette beetle” (lasioderma serricorne). Unfortunately, you won’t know about its presence until the damage has been…

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Store Your Cuban Cigars In A Humidor

Once you’ve made the jump to owning and smoking finer cigars, like Cuban cigars, the importance of storing them properly increases significantly. It’s likely you won’t smoke your prize Habanos right away. You may want save them for significant occasions, like the birth of a child or a milestone anniversary, or for the opportunity to…

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