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[Australia] Big tobacco brands to target teens to shore up smoking rates as plain packaging bites

CIGARETTE companies will ramp up their fight to attract more teenagers using marketing tactics to prevent smoking rates from falling, experts warn.
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:50
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[North Carolina] Parents being warned about 'new tobacco' products

Charlotte is a test market for a handful of products from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, including Camel Sticks, Strips and Orbs. The testing started in 2011.
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:41
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[North Carolina] NC teen smoking rates hit all-time low

According to the 2011 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, the state's middle school smoking rate dropped to 4.2 percent in 2011. During that time, the high school rate dropped to 15.5 percent.
Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 12:52
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STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ON NATIONAL NON-SMOKING WEEK

during this year’s National Non-Smoking Week, we are renewing our commitment to propose amendments to the Tobacco Act to restrict further the use of additives, including flavouring additives, that are used to market cigars that appeal to youth. “Due to a
Prime Minister of Canada (ca)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:09
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New Study Finds 17.4 Million U.S. Adults Smoke Cigars, Showing Need For FDA to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health

These trends come as tobacco companies have exploited regulatory and tax loopholes to promote cigars, often in ways that appeal to kids... It is imperative that the FDA and Congress take action to address the health risks posed by cigar smoking and preve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:18
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

Although the country ratified the WHO Framework Convention against Tobacco Control in 2004, Myanmar has failed to implement some of its guidelines – such as putting health warnings on cigarette packaging. That along with insufficient and poorly enforced
The Diplomat (jp)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:12
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[Germany] How seeing just 10 tobacco adverts can boost risk of teenagers smoking by 40%

The German led research also found that the same number of sightings increase the chances of teenagers indulging in the habit daily by 30 per cent. They based their findings on more than 1,300 ten to 15-year-old non-smokers. The group was exposed to to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:02
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[Ohio] Alternative tobacco use up in teenagers

Instead of smoking cigarettes, some students are chewing tobacco, or smoking cigars or flavored tobacco from a hookah, according to the American Lung Association in Ohio. But these students who are expanding their tobacco use aren't just high school stu
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Apr 29, 2013 14:34
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[Indonesia] Crisis looms as industry lights up Asia

The west is winning the smoking war, but in our region, the fight has just begun.
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:33
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[California] Ashes still hot on cigarette battle

Even with a law passed and new "no smoking" signs going up at Furman Park this week, those on the two sides of the cigarette debate still feel like arguing.
The Downey (CA) Beat
added Aug 18, 2012 19:33
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