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[New York] Stubbed Out / The cigar industry says the FDA’s proposed regulations would be devastating.

The regulations would impose three new rules that the cigar industry views as particularly devastating. First, they would subject many new cigars to a pre-market review process, which the industry says is somewhat comparable to the process the agency us
National Review
added Aug 29, 2014 14:10
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[New York] EDITORIAL: The 5000-hour cigar

The regs would exempt cigars designated as premium, but only if they carry an arbitrary price tag of at least 10 bucks. So a Park Avenue plutocrat will get his smoke without interference, but the working stiff Joe who wants to relax with his $3 stogie af
New York Post
added Aug 29, 2014 14:08
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Neighbourhood deprivation and smoking and quit behaviour among smokers in Mexico: findings from the ITC Mexico Survey

Neighbourhood socioeconomic environments in Mexico appear to operate in an opposing manner to those in HICs. Further research should investigate whether rapid implementation of strong tobacco control policies in LMICs, as occurred in Mexico during the fol
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2014 03:39
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[Minnesota] St. Paul bans sale of cheap cigar singles

City Council on Wednesday approved a new ordinance that bans the sale of low-cost, single-serve cigars such as Swisher Sweets or Black and Milds. In 30 days, stores within the city limits will be required to charge at least $2.10 for each cigar, or sell
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 28, 2014 19:41
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[Minnesota] St. Paul Council Votes To Ban Sale Of Cheap, Single Cigars

approved a new ordinance Wednesday night that aims to cease the sale of cheap single cigars, or cigarillos. Stores have 30 days to change the price of the cigars to at least $2.10, or to start selling them in packs of 5.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Aug 28, 2014 19:35
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[Dominican Republic] VIDEO: How world's most expensive cigar is made

Watch how former US President Bill Clinton's favoured cigar is made by hand at the Gurkha factory in the Dominican Republic
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 21:30
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Tobacco companies are the source of over 90% of smuggled tobacco in Ireland

“The level of contraband cigarettes coming into Ireland strongly suggests that Big Tobacco is deliberately flooding low tax economies with their own brands which then mysteriously find their way into economies such as the UK and Ireland where the price o
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:42
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[North Carolina] Study: Health in rural areas directly related to income

“North Carolinians living in rural areas are less likely to have access to health services, are more likely to engage in risky health behaviors, and have a higher mortality rate than those living in nonrural areas,” according to the task force.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:06
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06
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'Dead broke' no more: Bill Clinton fancies $1,000 cigars, world's most expensive stogie maker says

The once 'dead broke' former president is a connoisseur of His Majesty's Reserve cigars, which cost $1,000 a piece, Gurkha Cigars owner and CEO Kaizad Hansotia told Bloomberg during an interview about the company.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:46
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