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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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Florida Sets Example for the Nation in Cutting High School Smoking to Under 9 Percent

two things perfectly clear. First, it is powerful affirmation that we know how to reduce smoking and other tobacco use by implementing proven strategies, ... Second, it demonstrates to other states and the entire nation that we can drive down youth smokin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 6, 2013 17:19
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Zeller takes reins at FDA's Center for Tobacco Products

On nearly every front, Zeller will face impatience from all directions. Tobacco companies — unaccustomed to federal oversight, wary of restrictions that could shrink their bottom lines and willing to wage legal battles — have maintained at best a tense
Washington Post
added Mar 4, 2013 06:10
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He’s Back All Right, Now With a Memoir

When Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California, a reporter asked about the Cohiba label on the cigar Mr. Schwarzenegger was smoking. “That’s a Cuban cigar,” the reporter said. “You’re the governor. How can you flout the law?”
New York Times
added Oct 1, 2012 04:12
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State Taxation of Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products (PDF)

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Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 20, 2012 05:03
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less is more when it comes to the fda’s game-changing nicotine reduction plan

we strongly believe that any future regulation must apply the nicotine reduction plan to ALL combustible tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, cigarillos and loose tobacco...Attention to all nicotine use among youth is vital given the continue
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:22
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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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FDA Issues New Guidance on Deeming Regulations

(FDA) has released a guidance document as a follow up to the agency’s announcement last week to further explain the three-month extension of many deeming regulation future compliance deadlines for cigars, pipe tobacco, e-cigarettes, vapor products, hooka
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 17, 2017 18:34
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: BRIEF OF THE STATES OF AZ, LA, MI AND TX AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS, Feb 21, 2016

failed to provide an adequate cost-benefit analysis determining that the benefits of deeming premium cigars to be regulated tobacco products outweigh....deeming cigars will undermine the public health programs funded by state excise taxes on non-cigarette
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2017 22:25
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HHS SECRETARY NOMINEE PRICE CALLS FOR EXTENSION OF SCHIP TAX

Tom Price, R-Ga., called for an eight-year extension of the Children’s Health Care Insurance Program (CHIP), which is funded in part by a 52.4 percent federal tax on cigars, with a maximum cap of 40.26 cents per cigar.
HalfWheel
added Jan 30, 2017 00:55
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