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GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes

triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC News. In some instances, it took little more than a label change to qualify for the lower tax rate, it
NBC News
added Aug 4, 2014 03:57
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CIGARS SHOULD NOT BE EXEMPTED FROM REGULATION BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (PDF)

The Tobacco Control Act gives FDA considerable flexibility to determine how to apply its regulatory authority to cigars and other tobacco products that were not immediately under FDA’s jurisdiction. FDA is not required to regulate all tobacco products li
RegulateALLTobacco.org (CTFK)
added Jul 11, 2014 18:57
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Senators Find E-Cig Advertising a Drag / Anger and concern on Hill over marketing that appears to target youth

Rockefeller, toward the end of the hearing, appeared fed up, and lit into the industry witnesses .... "like pornography, or maybe what you do is worse. I am ashamed of you and I don’t know how you get to sleep at night...You're what's wrong with this coun
Broadcasting & Cable online
added Jun 19, 2014 11:49
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[Asia] 10 per cent hike on tobacco products to reduce consumption: Public Health Foundation of India

Key findings from PHFI study on "An Empirical Study of India's Fiscal Policies against Tobacco: A State Level Analysis" was released by Union Health Secretary Luv Verma today. The study highlighted that a 10 per cent increase in bidi prices will lead
The Economic Times (India)
added Jun 9, 2014 11:24
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FDA’s Proposed Exception for Premium Cigars (Option 2) Does Not Protect the Public Health and Should Be Rejected

Lauren Lempert and I submitted a public comment today opposing FDA's "Option 2" to exempt "premium cigars" from regulation. Here is what we submitted:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:26
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HUANG: E-Cigarettes: China's Next Growth Industry

In August, about 500 representatives of the global e-cigarette industry will meet in Shenzhen to unveil new technologies and discuss how to improve safety and health standards industry-wide. Global trends suggest that e-cigarette use will grow and be her
Forbes
added May 27, 2014 12:12
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SULLUM: Save E-Cigarettes From the Children

Last year I gave our oldest daughter an electronic cigarette kit for her 20th birthday. At that point Francine, who started smoking at 17, was going through two or three packs of Camels a day—which was pretty impressive, especially since she was not allo
Reason Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 18:29
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GRAPHIC: The Smoking Divide

A new analysis of federal smoking data reveals that although the national smoking rate has been falling, there is a clear geographic divide. Poorer counties, like some in Kentucky, have experienced smaller declines than wealthier counties.
New York Times
added Mar 25, 2014 05:14
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TheRealCost.gov

WELCOME You probably know smoking is harmful to your health. We don’t need to tell you that. We’re here to fill in the blanks—to explain why it’s so harmful—and to debunk a few myths while we’re at it.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 4, 2014 06:19
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CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign

Starting Monday, the agency will launch the 2014 phase of "Tips From Former Smokers" (Tips), an ambitious annual TV, radio and print campaign. As was the case during its first two incarnations, the upcoming Tips campaign, which will last nine weeks, wil
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 1, 2014 23:55
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