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Research letter: A cigar by any other name would taste as sweet

(FDA) banned cigarettes with ‘characterising flavours’ like candy, clove and fruit, with the exception of menthol. Importantly, these regulations do not currently apply to cigars, which remain a heavily flavoured market
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19
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[New York] Letter: More tobacco lawsuits needed

"Widow wins tobacco suit," Dec. 15, describes how Eileen Clinton's husband died of lung cancer . . . When a company sells a product that kills half the people who use it as directed and targets their marketing to youth to replace these customers, someth
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 1, 2013 12:41
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[California] LETTER: The high cost of smoking

Santa Maria (CA) Times
added May 10, 2012 04:19
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Research letter: Which cigarettes do Americans think are safer? A population-based analysis with wave 1 of the PATH study

To aid the discovery and regulation of attributes that lead to harm misconceptions, we used a nationally representative survey to first identify cigarette sub-brands that smokers believed were less harmful.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2016 02:02
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[New York] LETTER: Despite ongoing controversy, e-cigarette serves as part of young adulthood

For these “health” organizations like the FDA, it was never too early to get a jump on that inevitable nanny legislation. They’re already setting out plans for marketing and product restrictions for the e-cig in the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, no defi
Daily Orange (Syracuse University)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:06
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Beach smoking ban just a feel-good bill

I am not a cigarette smoker, but I do enjoy the occasional cigar, and the beach is one of my favorite places to relax. I try to make sure I am not bothering anyone with the smoke, and I always place my butt in with the rest of my trash (even though a cig
The Press of Atlantic City
added Mar 28, 2014 11:20
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[Washington] A surprise $250 smoking fee from my hotel -- but I don't smoke!

A: If La Quinta wanted to charge you a $250 cleaning fee, then it should have notified you of the problem after your stay and provided you with evidence of the damage. It did neither. Instead, it charged your card without so much as a courtesy call. Then
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 27, 2013 16:44
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Letter: Tobacco tax hurts Minn. businesses

With the Dayton tax plan, a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota will be nearly $3.30 a pack cheaper than they are on this side of the border. And while people are in North Dakota to buy their cigarettes, they might just happen to notice that the gas and sa
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 6, 2013 12:56
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LETTER TO CONGRESS RE: H.R. 662

We are writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 662, legislation that would exempt many cigars from regulation under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should retain oversight autho
American Family Physician
added Mar 8, 2015 16:57
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[District of Columbia] LETTER: D.C. Council should increase tax on non-cigarette tobacco products

Did D.C. Council members really act rashly, as suggested in “Proposed cigar, gym tax riles business owners” ... Tobacco is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death...Taxes on non-cigarette tobacco products have not kept pace with those on cigarettes. T
Washington Post
added Jun 10, 2014 11:39
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