Eased Relations With Cuba Will Help U.S. Businesses, Cigar Lovers

Some companies will benefit quickly from Obama’s actions, but ending the Kennedy-era embargo will take at least a decade.

The sudden thaw in the United States’ icy relations with Cuba will quickly open the island to more American business there. And it will allow more U.S. citizens to travel there—and to return with Cuban cigars that are now contraband.

SLIDE SHOW: Exclusive Photos of Cuban Life and Business -- and How It Soon Might Change

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