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AUDIO: Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

So Legacy trains educators and targets its anti-smoking message to these populations. But Koval says companies like Reynolds and Lorillard know their market well. "I think this merger, for instance, is very much about menthol," she says. "While mentho
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:09

[District of Columbia] Tobacco Use Target of Government Surveys

Census Bureau is currently collecting data about tobacco use as a voluntary supplement to its monthly July 2014 Current Population Survey...“The Black community is saturated with cigarette advertisements to promote smoking unlike the non-Black areas of th
Dallas Weekly
added Jul 24, 2014 20:11

[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20

Tobacco Deal Gives Menthol Critics a New Soapbox

sets up a fresh showdown between the tobacco industry and foes who say mint-flavored cigarettes pose a threat to black smokers and youths. For Reynolds, Newport was the biggest selling point in yesterday’s $25 billion agreement to acquire its tobacco riv
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 17, 2014 09:55

[USA] FERDMAN: The young and poor are keeping big American tobacco alive

If the big tobacco deal is approved, Reynolds will suddenly find itself with more than 30 percent of the American market, and Imperial will find itself with more than 10 percent... Don't be surprised if both turn to those Americans who have been slowest
The Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 21:48

KAUFMAN: Big Tobacco Merger Is A Desperate Bid To Corner Black Smokers

the real gem is something else: Lorillard's menthol cigarette brand, Newport, which is marketed heavily to African-Americans.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:20

Acquisition talks show Reynolds' taste for menthol

While potential cost savings from economies of scale in a declining industry may be the main driver for the multi-billion-dollar deal, Lorillard's leading U.S. menthol cigarette Newport is another key draw.
added Jul 12, 2014 20:48

Ask a Mexican: Why Do So Few Mexicans Smoke Cigarettes?

The reasons? Catholicism, mostly: The Church forbade smoking back when it ruled Mexico, and the stigma resonates to the present day. Besides, Mexicans need their lungs for the Reconquista. Our livers, on the otra hand? Meh …
CV Independent (Cathedral City, CA)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:02

[Australia] Budget cuts will lead to early Indigenous smoking deaths, ex-race discrimination commissioner says

Cuts to the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program in this year's budget will contribute to the early deaths of Aboriginal smokers, a former race discrimination commissioner has warned. The program's budget is $65 million a year when fully funded, but Tom
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 8, 2014 16:28

[Zimbabwe] Mugabe Seizures Seen by Made Vindicated by Tobacco Surge

Zimbabwe’s biggest tobacco sales in 13 years vindicate the land-transfer campaign pursued by President Robert Mugabe’s government, according to Agriculture Minister Joseph Made. The more than 205.5 million kilograms (453 million pounds) of leaves delive
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 7, 2014 16:57
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