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Cigar Manufacturer: CDC Tobacco Report Lacks Evidence

Sales data doesn't support allegation that cigarette smokers are switching to cigars
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 8, 2012 12:44
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[Canada] Graphic cigarette warnings don’t put out fire

a $140,000 Health Canada-sponsored survey of 1,505 adult smokers indicates that the agency’s past experimentation with warning messages is causing Canadians to stop lighting up around non-smokers, but may have done little in persuading them to put down th
National Post (ca)
added Aug 7, 2012 03:14
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[France] Teen smoking rate worse in Europe

THE NUMBER of teenagers in France who smoke is significantly higher than in most other European countries, a new study shows. It was found that 38% of French teens (aged 15 or 16) said they had smoked at least one cigarette in the past month, up from 30
The Connexion (fr)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:31
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[Indonesia] When trade law meets public health evidence: the World Trade Organization and clove cigarettes

A recent trade dispute between the USA and Indonesia, overseen by the World Trade Organization, challenges piecemeal approaches to tobacco regulation.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2012 16:03
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[New York] Point-of-purchase tobacco access and advertisement in food stores

This study identifies food-store characteristics associated with point-of-purchase youth tobacco access and advertisement in order to formulate food-store-specific tobacco control strategies.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 27, 2012 14:49
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[California] Researcher sues UCLA, says his firing was over ideology

UCLA researcher sues in an attempt to retain the position he's held for 35 years. He argues that he was targeted for his work on pollution and secondhand smoke.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 16, 2012 18:48
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[Malaysia] Average smoker spends RM180/month on cigarettes

An average smoker in the country spends RM178.80 on cigarettes per month, according the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2011. The findings involving adult respondents aged 15 years and above were tabled at the GATS Malaysia Conference 2011 here today.
Sun Daily (my)
added Jun 12, 2012 19:42
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[Canada, California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is right to be worried about San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco products

There is lots of survey research showing that many menthol smokers say that, without menthol cigarettes, they would just quit altogether. Now, a new study, “Association of Ontario’s Ban on Menthol Cigarettes With Smoking Behavior 1 Month After Implement
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:36
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Escape $1M In Atty Fees To Smoker’s Estate ($$)

cleared R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC of an obligation to pay almost $1 million in attorneys’ fees to the estate of a deceased smoker who won more than $2 million in a jury award, saying there was a “good reason” for the expenses incurre
Law360
added Jan 30, 2018 03:26
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E-cigarette brand mocks tobacco control warning labels

Blu’s 2017 ‘Something Better’ print ad campaign prominently featured ad claims in the visual style of tobacco warning labels (‘Important: Contains flavor’; ‘Important: Vaping blu smells good’; ‘Important: No ashtrays needed’) (see figure 1). The fake and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:57
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