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[Rhode Island] Providence takes on big tobacco in federal court over ordinances to curb tobacco sales to teens

City leaders in January passed ordinances prohibiting stores from selling discounted tobacco and non-cigarette fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco products, such as cigars and cigarillos. The National Association of Tobacco Outlets and tobacco companies su
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Aug 24, 2012 01:44
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[Oregon] EXECUTIVE ORDER 12-13 TOBACCO FREE PROPERTIES (PDF)

a. State agency employees are prohibited from using tobacco products made for human consumption (including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco) inside state agency buildings and on stat
Oregon Governor
added Aug 4, 2012 16:04
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More than 40 percent of middle and high schoolers who smoke use flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes

More than two out of every five middle and high school students who smoke report using either flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in the Journal of Adolescent He
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Oct 22, 2013 14:48
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Flavored small cigars found popular with teens

About 1 in 30 middle and high school pupils said they smoke the compact, sweet-flavored cigars. The percentages rise as students get older, to nearly 1 in 12 high school seniors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2013 09:15
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[Oregon] 'Sweet deceit' cigars tempt teens

A new survey of eighth- and 11th-graders in Multnomah County found one out of six has tried the new flavored cigars or flavored chewing tobacco. One in 10 smokes a hookah — a water pipe typically filled with flavored tobacco. “It’s not really an acciden
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:22
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[District of Columbia] NEW STUDY DETAILS PERVASIVENESS OF LITTLE CIGARS AND CIGARILLOS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOODS

EXTENSIVE FIELD STUDY IN WASHINGTON, DC SHOWS LITTLE CIGARS AND CIGARILLOS ARE MORE AVAILABLE, CHEAPER, AND HIGHLY ADVERTISED IN AFRICAN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOODS
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 20, 2013 07:27
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[Canada] Letter: For the sake of our children, flavoured tobacco products should be banned

They were in brightly coloured packs labelled “Cigars,” ... I don’t want my kids to have to go through this. I am doing my part to educate them on the dangers of smoking, but the government must also do its part. Ordinary citizens like me cannot prevent
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:44
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Panel: General Cigar can continue using Cohiba trademark in the US, despite Cuban challenge

A federal panel says General Cigar Co. Inc. can continue using the Cohiba (co-HEE-ba) trademark on its cigars in the U.S. The ruling is the latest in the nearly 16-year-old legal battle with Cuba's state-run cigar company over the signature Cuban cigar
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2013 17:18
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[Philippines] E-cigars found to have nicotine

THE Metro Manila Development Authority will back a ban on electronic smoking amid findings of addiction due to nicotine inhalation. Dr. Loida Alzona, head of the Health Public Safety and Environmental Protection ... said electronic cigars were no differen
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Mar 19, 2013 01:56
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World's Biggest Cigar Producer Eyes Premium Market

Swisher International Inc., a company that sells more cigars in a day than many cigar companies sell in an entire year, has formed Royal Gold Cigars, a premium cigar division that is being headed by cigar-industry veteran Alex Goldman. Royal Gold is goin
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 10, 2013 20:49
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