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With the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, Congress took an important step to prevent youth smoking by banning flavored cigarettes. Because tobacco manufacturers use flavors, herbs and spices to mask the harshness of tobacco and
May 15, 2013 Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:34
Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Allegheny) said his measure, House Bill 926, would provide $44 million for mass transit, roads and bridges.
Mar 28, 2013 WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:36
Dr. Barry Hummel warns filtered "cigar cigarettes" -- most of them fruit flavored -- are a rapidly increasing problem among local teenagers. In fact, he said, they are being used to introduce young people to smoking. Hummel represented the Tobacco Preve
Jan 23, 2013 Sebring (FL) News-Sun
added Jan 23, 2013 12:24
Bosnia will extradite to Germany Srecko Kestner, believed to have been a crucial figure in multi-billion-dollar cigarette smuggling in the Balkans, a spokeswoman in Sarajevo told the German press agency dpa Thursday.
Oct 11, 2012 Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:26
Charlotte is a test market for a handful of products from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, including Camel Sticks, Strips and Orbs. The testing started in 2011.
Aug 23, 2012 NBC6 WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:41
Cigarette smokers are being made to feel "dirty" as one of our biggest supermarket chains takes the fight against tobacco to a new level. . . . "Being handed a pack of cigarettes hidden in a bag makes me feel dirty," said one New World customer, a smoke
Aug 19, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:02
A number of parks in a town are to be declared "designated smokefree sites". Signs will go up at entrances to 13 parks and playing fields in Blackpool, Lancashire, to warn visitors that children need protecting from smoking in open air.
Aug 14, 2012 Ashbourne News Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 14, 2012 22:01
The South may still lead the nation in cigarette use, but the number of places where smokers are embraced with Southern hospitality is shrinking rapidly. More than 200 cities, large and small, across the Deep South have outlawed smoking in bars, restaura
Jul 21, 2012 New York Times
added Jul 21, 2012 05:42
Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw, a nonsmoker, says the proposed changes to the law are unbalanced and that laws should protect the rights of both smokers and nonsmokers.
Jul 13, 2012 Financial Mail (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 16:37
[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage
Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Jul 7, 2012 Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05