14 Oct Administration Eases Restrictions on Cuba
Today, President Barack Obama approved a Presidential Policy Directive that eases sanctions regulations on Cuba. The changes will take effect on Monday, October 17, 2016.
How does this impact cigars?
- Eliminates the $100 limit on the value of Cuban cigars authorized travelers may bring into the United States for personal consumption
- Allows authorized travelers to bring Cuban-origin cigars legally acquired in countries other than Cuba into the United States for personal consumption
- Importing Cuban cigars into the United States for purpose of re-sale remains prohibited
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