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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: As culture changes, Great American Smokeout still critical

Unfortunately sales of little cigars that contain many of the same cancer-causing substances as cigarettes increased 240 percent between 1997 and 2007. Because they can be candy or fruit-flavored and usually cost a lot less than cigarettes, little cigars
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 19, 2012 15:45
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Sweet, Cheap and Colorful – No Wonder Some Cigars Are Popular with Kids

Cigar smoking jumps among African-American teens
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 14, 2012 15:21
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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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[Australia, Dominican Republic] Plain packaging challenge spreads

The WTO announced overnight that the Dominican Republic, a leading cigar exporter, had joined Honduras and Ukraine in claiming that the plain packaging legislation breached Australia's commitments under global trade rules.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:56
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PREMIUM CIGAR EXEMPTION, PREDICATE DATE CHANGE INCLUDED IN FY 2019 AGRICULTURE APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Bill that would benefit cigars. Like past agriculture appropriations bills, it includes language that would both change the grandfather (predicate) for cigars and other tobacco products regulated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), as well as ex
HalfWheel
added May 16, 2018 19:39
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[Burma/Myanmar] Robaina Tobacco Family Partners With The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company

The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company plans to roll out the Don Alejo Robaina Cigar brand in 2018, with plans to distribute in Europe, North America, and Asian markets. The Don Alejo Robaina brand will be dedicated to the memory of the "Godfather of Cuban t
PR Newswire
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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FDA Defends Cigar Regs, Points To Consumer Misperceptions ($$)

shot back Wednesday in D.C. federal court at smokers rights groups' challenge to a recent rule expanding regulations on cigars and pipe tobacco, saying expanded warning requirements and user fees are needed to call attention to underappreciated health ris
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:05
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Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens

Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study. Adolescent drinking and smok
Reuters
added Sep 22, 2017 12:22
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SENATE DEMS BLAST FDA FOR “STEP BACKWARDS” ON TOBACCO OVERSIGHT; CALL ON AGENCY TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT PLAN TO CURB NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES

today 13 Senate Democrats sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb denouncing the agency’s recent move to delay oversight of newly-regulated tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. Senate Democrats are deeply concerned this d
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:45
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FDA’s move to lower nicotine and examine flavoring a promising step, but Deeming Rule delay disappointing, says American Heart Association

We are also concerned that the FDA has raised the possibility of exempting premium cigars in the future. Tobacco in any form presents risk. That’s why we have advocated for – and will continue to insist – that FDA oversight of all tobacco products is abs
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:42
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