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TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes

the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57
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[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39
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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2017 Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies (PDF)

All Parties to the WHO FCTC have made specific commitments to implement strong tobacco control policies – including effective monitoring programmes – as an important means of fulfilling their obligation to protect the health of their people. Substa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:10
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[Asia-pacific, Papua New Guinea] Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law in PNG

The most anticipated Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law ...Smoking has devastated families especially young people in a big way so the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resolved to passed the Act convincingly in Otober, 2016, according to the N
PNG facts
added Feb 25, 2017 18:05
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Philip Morris Serbia Starts Cut Tobacco Output on Demand

The cut tobacco is “a growing phenomenon in Serbia” and Philip Morris’ unit in Serbia will be the first factory in Europe, Middle East and Africa and the “fourth manufacturing facility that we have in the world to produce cut tobacco,” outgoing managing
Bloomberg News
added Mar 6, 2013 13:16
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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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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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[Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco Sets Its Sights On Myanmar As Country Faces Internal Conflict Over Business Versus Health

Multinational tobacco companies looking for new markets are expanding into Myanmar, jeopardizing the nation’s health and the rights of some of its poorest citizens.
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 20, 2013 15:27
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[Philippines] Cigarette prices in PH still among lowest despite sin tax, says report

Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines, said the first edition of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Tobacco Atlas showed that the country continued to have one of the lowest prices of cigarette products in the r
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 2, 2013 20:04
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Holy Smokes! Some People Spend 25% of Their Income on What?!

Don't let your dreams of a comfortable retirement go up in smoke -- or in lottery tickets, or lavish vacations. Gallery: What a Smoker's Budget Could Purchase
Daily Finance (AOL)
added Sep 23, 2012 19:26
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