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Cigars Expose Smokers to Harmful, Cancer-causing Agents

“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34

[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

[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

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Rational policy for e-cigarettes

communities might want to hold off on banning public use of these devices. Until we know they pose a threat to anyone but the user, how are they different from banning nicotine gum? Adults are free to make their own decisions unless there’s a good reason
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 26, 2013 20:09

Reynolds, Imperial Get FDA Warnings for ‘Natural’ Labels

warned three tobacco companies that they need to prove cigarettes they’ve labeled as “natural” or “additive-free” are less harmful in order to keep marketing them that way. Imperial Tobacco Group’s Winston, Reynolds American Inc.’s Natural American Spirit
Bloomberg News
added Aug 27, 2015 21:47

Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19

Tobacco Companies Sue FDA Over Cigarette Packaging Guidelines

“We disagree that FDA’s new requirements that manufacturers must obtain agency authorization before changing certain product labels when the actual physical tobacco product remains exactly the same,” an Altria rep tells the Wall Street Journal. “We’re as
The Consumerist (blog)
added Apr 14, 2015 17:25

Time to Quit Cubans? Cigar May Hurt as Much as Cigarettes

Cigar smokers have elevated levels of potentially cancer-causing ingredients in their blood and urine, a study from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found. The amount of NNAL, a carcinogen which comes only from tobacco, was as high in daily cigar sm
Bloomberg News
added Nov 7, 2014 09:03

Legacy Urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Place Restrictions on All Tobacco Products

The FDA Must Regulate Emerging Products With Particular Appeal to Youth Such as Little Cigars, Hookah and E-cigarettes
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 12, 2014 15:01

Reynolds, Lorillard, And The Master Settlement Agreement Vs. Anti-Trust Regulators

The Master Settlement Agreement will all but guarantee the Lorillard acquisition gets pushed through. Anti-trust regulators approved the prior RAI acquisition with the same prospective market share and cap. The biggest winner seems to be Imperial Tobacc
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 18, 2014 00:51
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