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The cigar ambassador: how Snoop Dogg uses Instagram to promote tobacco use

more than 1.6 million followers on Instagram, a photo-sharing app recently acquired by Facebook … Snoop Dogg is using social media—Instagram, in particular—to promote cigars. During the three-day Coachella music festival in 2012, where approximately 85 0
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2013 16:21
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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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Serving Cigar Smokers

Little cigars are gaining a loyal following with older demographics based on affordability.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 14, 2012 13:07
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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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[Australia] Tobacco Makers Gears up Further Devt of Smokeless Cigars

The Financial Times reported on Sunday that cigarette manufacturers were being forced to innovate in order to protect a global industry that by the last count has generated some $664 billion in revenues as of the end of 2011. The estimates were provided
International Business Times (au)
added Aug 13, 2012 12:18
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: Toomey pushes to exclude large and premium cigars from FDA regulation

In Valley visit, senator pushes his measure that would bar regulation of large and premium smokes.
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Aug 8, 2012 20:30
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[Canada] Canadian kids still smoking flavoured cigarillos

Tens of thousands of Canadian teenagers are still getting their hands on flavoured cigarillos despite a government ban targeting candy-flavoured little cigars, a Health Canada-funded survey has found.
PostMedia News (ca)
added Jun 1, 2012 01:16
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VIDEOS: FDA’s New Research Videos on E-Cigarettes, Nicotine and Cigarillos

How dramatic is the increase in e-cigarette use? Why are flavored little cigars and cigarillos increasingly popular among ethnic minorities? What would happen if we reduced the amount of nicotine in cigarettes so that they were no longer addictive? Thes
FDA Blogs
added Jun 12, 2015 22:50
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[Canada] Order Amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act

the Department of Health is acting through the proposed Order Amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act to further youth protection measures by strengthening flavour restrictions for certain types of flavoured cigars.
Canada Gazette (ca)
added Apr 1, 2015 16:25
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White House weakened draft of FDA's proposed tobacco regulations

weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes...Office of Management and Budget, which analyzes the potential economic consequences of proposed regulations, deleted lan
Reuters
added Jun 25, 2014 06:42
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