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[California] TOBACCO DUMP: Contraband cigarettes, cigars dumped by tax officials

California Board of Equalization agents on Wednesday, Jan. 8 destroyed about $600,000 worth of seized contraband tobacco products whose labels, at least, said they were Cuban cigars, brand-name cigarettes, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 9, 2014 18:00
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Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
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[Australia] VIDEO: Time to terminate that habit? Arnold Schwarzenegger puffs on a cigar as he travels to a real estate conference in Brisbane with girlfriend Heather Milligan

He might be a fitness fanatic but he also has a certain fondness for cigars. And on Tuesday, Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't hold back as he casually puffed away in the company of his girlfriend Heather Milligan.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 13:09
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[Nevada] VIDEO: WATCH: Michael Jordan hits drives and smokes cigars at the same time

This is an anomaly in golf, and an impressive one. I can barely tee my ball up and hit it straight as it is. Jordan is doing it while puffing on a cigar that probably cost more than my car.
CBS Sports
added Mar 17, 2015 13:05
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[Iraq, UK, USA] Imperial sales hit by US cigar market slump

further problems with the timing of pricing activity in a number of markets and the mixed impact of lower sales of mass market cigars in the US ahead of a brand re-launch, combined with trouble in Iraq and the strong pound. All these resulted in a decline
City A.M. (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:50
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[Minnesota] Single sales of cheap cigars could be banned in St. Paul

Anti-tobacco activists and retailers are squaring off over a proposed city ordinance that would ban the sale of cheap, single-serve cigars popular at gas stations and convenience stores. With an eye on underage sales, the St. Paul City Council will vote
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 26, 2014 21:27
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[Missouri] Chief: Officer noticed Brown carrying suspected stolen cigars

In an afternoon press conference, Ferguson, Mo. Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Wilson did not initially make a connection between the robbery and Brown,whose death spurred violent protests and unrest in the St. Louis suburb over the past week. Wilson
USA Today
added Aug 17, 2014 07:30
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FDA plan to regulate cigars, other tobacco products could jeopardize Black & Mild brand name

In a filing made public Monday, Richmond-based Altria Group Inc., which owns Black & Mild maker John Middleton Co., voiced concerns that the proposal may force them to abandon or change the brand name. The company argues the brand name isn't intended to
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 11, 2014 15:08
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Little Filtered Cigar, Cigarillo, and Premium Cigar Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

The findings indicate that among U.S. adults who smoke cigars, 61.8% usually smoke cigarillos/MMCs, 19.9% usually smoke premium cigars, and the remainder, 18.4%, usually smoke LFCs. These data can help to inform public health interventions to reduce the b
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:16
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Bob Suh: Tax other tobacco products same as cigarettes

Even though we have seen a decrease in cigarette smoking, we have seen an alarming increase in the use of Other Tobacco Products (OTPs) among youth. Examples of OTPs include chewing tobacco, little cigars, snus and snuff. These products do not fit under
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Sep 17, 2013 11:25
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