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    US Treasury Removes Limits on Alcohol, Tobacco Brought From Cuba

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    Washington has lifted restrictions on importing tobacco and alcohol from Cuba.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States has removed restrictions on alcohol and tobacco products brought into the country from Cuba, the US Treasury Department said in a statement on Friday.

    “OFAC [Treasury Dept. Office of Foreign Assets Control] is removing the monetary value limitations on what authorized travelers may import from Cuba into the United States as accompanied baggage,” the statement noted.

    US-Cuba Relations Recieve Major Makeover (174)


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