Though the change doesn't mean you can just pick up a box of Cubans at your local tobacco store, it does mean that specialty Cuban products will now be way more accessible to Americans. The laws never really stopped people who wanted these things before, but now, anyway, Americans will be more broadly able to enjoy Cuba's finest exports -- and not just Andy Garcia or José Canseco.
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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and has never enjoyed a Cuban cigar. Send news tips to email@example.com and follow her at @karatillie.