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[Israel] Lapid Raises Cigarette Prices

Finance Minister Yair Lapid signed an order calling to raise the prices of cigarettes, tobacco for cigarettes and cigars. The order, which went into effect at midnight, sees the prices of cigarettes rising by 2.5 to 3 shekels per pack. Tax authorities in
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 8, 2013 14:05
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[Florida] Holy smoke! Banditos swiped $100000 worth of Cigarillos and premium cigars

While inside, the banditos swiped three or four pallets of Cigarillos, filtered cigars, blunt cigars, premium cigars, tobacco wraps and cigarette papers -- worth about $100,000 before fleeing, deputies said. Now lawmen are trying to smoke them out.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 14, 2013 14:32
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[New York] Teens increasingly drawn to cigars; health groups fight for anti-tobacco funding

As health groups fight to get funding restored to reducing smoking rates in New York, a national tobacco watchdog group reported this morning that cigar smoking among teenagers has exploded over the past decade. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids said h
Buffalo (NY) News blogs
added Mar 13, 2013 11:49
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E-cigarettes: a US$2 billion global industry – who should be worried?

but it’s hard not to notice the current swirl of interest in and bombastic big-upping of this niche category’s prospects, now worth in excess of $US2 billion globally (about the size of the global small cigars market), according to Euromonitor Internation
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:49
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[India] Sale of cigarettes banned in Goa

PANAJI: Goa government has asked all shops and establishments and eating outlets not to sell tobacco products in any form. The establishments have been directed "not to store or sell tobacco products in the form of cigarettes, cigars, biddies, gutka, hu
Times of India
added Sep 26, 2012 13:26
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Cuban Cigars Hold Supremacy In Global Market

Supported by excellent quality, Cuban tobacco holds supremacy today among handmade premium cigars, with an eight percent increase in global sales.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 19, 2012 14:08
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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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Smokers in U.S. Switch to Pipes, Cigars From Cigarettes

People in the U.S. are smoking more cigars and pipe tobacco even as cigarette use declines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 2, 2012 17:23
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House panel warns FDA off regulating 'premium cigars'

A congressional committee moved Tuesday to exempt so-called "premium hand-rolled cigars" from oversight by the Food and Drug Administration.
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jun 20, 2012 07:12
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[USA] Trends in annual sales and current use of cigarettes, cigars, roll-your-own tobacco, pipes, and smokeless tobacco among US adults, 2002–2012

The increase in non-cigarette tobacco consumption is a public health concern because all tobacco products are harmful. Eliminating imbalances in tax structure and regulations between cigarettes and non-cigarette tobacco products may help reduce aggregate
Tobacco Control
added Apr 22, 2015 09:12
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