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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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[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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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar Returns to What Sells: Heroin

But it was less than a decade ago that farmers took on opium as their main cash crop, abandoning cheroot tobacco, which is used for cigars. Continue reading the main story 300 Miles INDIA CHINA The Golden Triangle VIETNAM Bang Laem MYANMAR LAOS Bay of B
New York Times
added Jan 3, 2015 22:28
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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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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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FDA to Target Underage Tobacco Use

Zeller launches new media initiative; speaks about e-cigs, tobacco, cigars
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 12, 2013 02:01
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[New Jersey] Are Cigars with “Characterizing Flavors” Next on the Public Health Crusade’s Hit List?

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 3, 2012 20:58
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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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Bill Exempting Cigars From FDA's Reach Gains Opposition

Roll Call magazine recently reported that Altria, parent company of Philip Morris and cigar manufacturer John Middleton, is opposed to the legislation, taking the position that all cigars should be regulated by FDA.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jun 18, 2012 09:40
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