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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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CDC Report Exposes Tobacco Companies’ Latest Tricks to Promote Smoking

Low-tax products attract kids and keep smokers hooked
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 9, 2012 14:02
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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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Health Groups Can’t Intervene in Fight Over Tobacco Warning Labels

A federal judge ruled Monday that a group of health organizations cannot intervene in a lawsuit filed by tobacco companies against the [FDA]...Judge Mehta ruled Monday that the health organizations didn’t establish that they would suffer “a legally suffic
Courthouse News
added Oct 18, 2017 03:01
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Should e-cigarettes be exempt from FDA rules? A House panel says yes

The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroactive safety reviews of e-cigarettes already on the market. It would exempt some premium and large cigars from those same r
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2017 00:57
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[Minnesota] Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco

Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children? These three Republicans each voted at least twice to follow the wishes of Big Tobacco to freeze the tobacco t
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Nicaragua, USA] Industry Thrives Due to US Demand

Nicaragua’s tobacco industry is seeing a huge boost mainly thanks to US demand. The country’s reputation as a tobacco producer is growing, boasting a sector that is a big exporter and employer. Esteli, a region in the north of the country, has the dark
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Asia, Israel] 'Billionaire gave Netanyahus cigars, champagne worth hundreds of thousands'

A corruption investigation into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly addressing suspicions the premier and his wife illicitly accepted cigars worth hundreds of thousands of shekels and champagne from a Hollywood billionaire.
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 7, 2017 20:39
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[Florida] Twin sisters make cigars to celebrate different shades of the Afro-Cuban diaspora

In the male-dominated cigar industry, twin sisters have set out to blaze a trail for their business, Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars, while at the same time celebrating the vast shades of women in the African diaspora. For sisters Yvonne and Yvette Rodriguez
Miami (FL) Herald
added Dec 23, 2016 00:33
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FDA takes action against four tobacco manufacturers for illegal sales of flavored cigarettes labeled as little cigars or cigars

The companies received warning letters for products under the “Swisher Sweets,” Cheyenne,” “Prime Time” and “Criss-Cross” brands in a variety of youth-appealing flavors, including grape, cherry, wild cherry and strawberry.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 9, 2016 22:07
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