While Cuban Cigars are an icon in the smoking world, new relations with Cuba will apparently not turn that world upside down, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The top Illinois Democrat in Congress applauded President Barack Obama’s plan to begin normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba, and end 50 years of isolation. “After 55 years of embargo and exclusion to put an end to the Castros and communism, they’re still there. We should try a new approach,” said U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.
New federal shipping rules have resulted in a bumper crop of illegal cigar seizures at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.