Lane Limited


"This license authorized Lane Limited, a tobacco company, to export smoking tobacco and little cigars to companies that would ultimately re-export those products to the following Iranian entities: the Lariana Trading Company in Tehran for resale to BAT Pars Company in Tehran. Iran charges an import tax of more than 7 percent on cigarettes, according to customs officials." (New York Times, "Licenses Granted to U.S. Companies Run the Gamut," 12/24/10)