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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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[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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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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[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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