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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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[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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[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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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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