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[Minnesota] Single sales of cheap cigars could be banned in St. Paul

Anti-tobacco activists and retailers are squaring off over a proposed city ordinance that would ban the sale of cheap, single-serve cigars popular at gas stations and convenience stores. With an eye on underage sales, the St. Paul City Council will vote
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 26, 2014 21:27
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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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On Fifth Anniversary of Landmark Tobacco Law, Leading Health Groups Call on FDA to Prioritize Three Actions To Accelerate Progress Against Tobacco Use

2009 law granting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over tobacco products, 10 leading public health and medical organizations today commended the FDA for the steps it has taken to reduce tobacco use and called on the FDA and the Obama Admin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 20, 2014 13:01
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[California] Manteca may allow hookah lounges, other tobacco uses

The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal. The Manteca Planning Commission on Tuesday is considering a municipal code amendment tha
Manteca (CA) Bulletin
added May 26, 2014 05:28
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Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
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[California] HODER: E-Cigarette Marketers Have an Eye on Teens

companies vying for a stake in the fast-growing e-cigarette business are clearly updating the playbook once used successfully by the tobacco industry to hook a new generation of tech-savvy young people. Countless celebrities — like Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 6, 2013 15:37
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[Brazil] Plain packaging reduces the appeal of smoking

Central's open access journal BMC Public Health provides a report on the appeal of plain cigarette packs, compared to branded packs, among women in Brazil, and finds that plain packs reduce the appeal of their contents.
EurekAlert
added Sep 4, 2012 08:30
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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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[New York] For Teenage Smokers, Removing the Allure of the Pack

Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work.
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 1, 2012 15:34
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[New York] Mayor Rosamilia signs smoking ban legislation into law

Specifically, the ordinance bans smoking at playgrounds, pools and other city-owned places where children generally gather.
Troy (NY) Record
added Jun 20, 2012 09:34
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