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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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[North Carolina] ALE Checks (PDF)

Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 2, 2012 15:10
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[Canada] DiManno: Smokers’ freedoms turn to ash

Cancer porn as social engineering, smokers the Pavlov dogs, I like it. . . . So, Hitler is the patron saint of today’s nico-Nazis.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jun 25, 2012 11:19
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[Michigan] Holly tobacco store that refused pledge against synthetic drugs cited for underage tobacco sale

A tobacco shop employee was charged with selling tobacco to a minor last week after attracting the attention of police because the store refused to pledge not to sell synthetic marijuana, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's office.
Flint (MI) Journal
added Jun 20, 2012 15:51
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[Washington] AUDIO: The kids are still smoking, and we're not doing much about it

Youth smoking is re-emerging as a concern in Washington. The US Surgeon General came to Seattle this week to give a pep talk to anti-smoking campaigners, who are coping with three years of drastic budget cuts. If it seems like smoking is already on a pe
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:34
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
MarketWired
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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[Texas] Ban of e-cigarette sale to minors advances in Senate

Members of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted Wednesday to bar minors from purchasing e-cigarettes. “Today’s vote puts Texas one step closer to joining the 41 other states that already prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes or vapi
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40
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[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
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