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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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CDC Report Shows Tobacco Companies Manipulating Products to Avoid Taxes and Encourage Smoking — Congress and FDA Must Act to Protect Public Health

This report demonstrates the need to equalize taxes on all tobacco products and for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate all tobacco products. Congress and the states should increase tax rates on all tobacco products to the same rate as cigarette
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 3, 2012 19:08
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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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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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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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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2011

Nationwide, 44.7% of students had ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs) (i.e., ever smoked cigarettes) (Table 27). Overall, the prevalence of having ever smoked cigarettes was higher among male (46.3%) than female (42.9%) students; higher
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:19
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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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