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New Study Finds 17.4 Million U.S. Adults Smoke Cigars, Showing Need For FDA to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health

These trends come as tobacco companies have exploited regulatory and tax loopholes to promote cigars, often in ways that appeal to kids... It is imperative that the FDA and Congress take action to address the health risks posed by cigar smoking and preve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:18
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New Study, For the First Time, Details What Types of Cigars Americans Smoke

A new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time breaks down the types of cigars smoked by adults in the U.S. and highlights why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must have basic oversight au
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jul 31, 2014 17:11
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Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02
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On Fifth Anniversary of Landmark Tobacco Law, Leading Health Groups Call on FDA to Prioritize Three Actions To Accelerate Progress Against Tobacco Use

2009 law granting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over tobacco products, 10 leading public health and medical organizations today commended the FDA for the steps it has taken to reduce tobacco use and called on the FDA and the Obama Admin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 20, 2014 13:01
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[Mexico, Texas] As Senate and House Lawmakers Slog Through FDA Appropriations Bills, FDA’s To-Do List Grows

House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations... is encouraged that FDA has provided options for a way forward on distinguishing between premium cigars and other tobacco products...understands that nearly one in four packs of cigarettes consumed in
FDA Law Blog (Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.)
added May 30, 2014 02:44
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[Mozambique] Universal Corporation Announces Expansion in Africa

announced today that the Company has approved several new capital projects in Africa which will increase and enhance the Company's infrastructure in that region. Universal currently operates in six African nations. The largest of the new projects is in Mo
PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:28
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[Oregon] GRAPHICS: Multnomah County Health 'Sweet Deceit' Posters

Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:26
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[Massachusetts] EVANS V. LORILLARD TOBACCO CO.

Massachusetts High Court dismisses retains $35 compensatory damages award, overturns $81 million punitives award, sends deceptive trade practices claims back to lower court
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:25
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BIG TOBACCO ORDERED TO PAY OREGON $9 MILLION IN NATIONAL ARBITRATION DISPUTE

Today a panel of arbitrators ordered Big Tobacco to pay Oregon the more than $9 million that they had failed to pay. These tobacco companies -- which include Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Lorillard Tobacco Company, among othe
Oregon Department of Justice
added Sep 11, 2013 22:53
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Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials

BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
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