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Pipes and Cigars Gain as Smokers Still Light Up

Over a 12-year period, total consumption of cigarettes fell 32.8%, the agency reported in the Aug. 3 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. But over the same time, the use of pipe tobacco and large cigars skyrocketed, by factors of 5.82 and 3.3
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2012 12:15
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Some Improvement in Heart Risk Factors for Americans: CDC

But nearly half have a predisposing issue such as hypertension, high cholesterol, agency says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 4, 2012 01:01
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Big Cigars Offer Way for Smokers to Save

Fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, but a growing number are turning to cigarettelike cigars that can sell for as little as seven cents apiece or to making cigarettes from inexpensive loose tobacco labeled for pipe use, the Centers for Disease Contro
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2012 09:17
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Smokers Drop Pricey Cigarettes for Cheaper Alternatives: CDC

Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 3, 2012 13:32
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Cigarette smoking down, tobacco use up

The increase in cigars, according to the CDC, was due largely to tobacco manufacturers adding weight to many small cigars so they can be classified as large cigars. Why does that matter? It enables them to avoid higher taxes and regulation, while retaini
The Oregonian
added Aug 3, 2012 08:37
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Drop in cigarette consumption offset by increases in other forms of smoked tobacco

Loopholes in tax structure, classification system are possible causes
PR Newswire
added Aug 2, 2012 17:27
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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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Cigarette smokers are switching to cheaper small cigars

public health officials said Thursday that they're seeing a worrisome new trend: Smokers who switch from high-priced cigarettes to cheaper, but equally dangerous, small cigars.
USA Today
added Aug 2, 2012 17:13
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Consumption of Cigarettes and Combustible Tobacco — United States, 2000–2011

The data suggest that certain smokers have switched from cigarettes to other combustible tobacco products, most notably since a 2009 increase in the federal tobacco excise tax that created tax disparities between product types.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:06
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Americans turn less to cigarettes, but find substitutes

a growing number are also turning to large cigars and pipes, suggesting that gains in curbing tobacco consumption may be more elusive than previously thought.
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 16:00
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