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[North Carolina] Advocates plan to pressure Reynolds American over tobacco farm working conditions

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and its supporters rallied outside the Reynolds American headquarters in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday. The company's annual shareholder's meeting was being held inside, and recognition of the union w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 8, 2013 07:20

[Arizona] BUCKLIN: While drug-free, e-cigarettes push dangerous habit

Hookah pens give young people practice on the ritual of smoking. ... Perhaps 20 years from now we will be able to tell you positively whether hookah pens lead to smoking. In the meantime, my kids don’t play with guns or e-cigarettes. What about your kids
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added May 6, 2013 01:50

Senators Call on FDA to Restrict the Sale, Distribution, and Marketing of E-Cigarettes

New nicotine delivery devices on the market are unregulated and available for purchase by children and young adults . . . Text of today's letter is below.
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 18, 2013 14:36

SCHULTZ: Camel Crush: A Not-So-New Innovation by Our Friends at Big Tobacco

So it appears to have gone with Camel Crush. In May 2012, Business Insider reported that Camel had enjoyed a 21% increase in market share among 12-17 year-old children—“a gain attributable to the Camel Crush cigarette which switches from plain to mentho
Ring Of Fire Network
added Mar 2, 2013 23:19

Oakland Tribune editorial: Troubling new California data on youth smoking

There's no question that tobacco taxes discourage consumption. The new smoking data serves as a reminder that they should be raised. The state's current rate of 87 cents a pack is far bel
Oakland (CA) Tribune
added Dec 28, 2012 05:40

Smoking rates increase among ages 18 to 24 in California, study reveals

They have the highest smoking prevalence of any age group, and their smoking rate has gone up despite widespread attempts to educate them about the dangers of tobacco use.
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Dec 18, 2012 10:19

[Cameroon] Parliamentarians Clarified On Tobacco Draft Law

The Cameroonian Coalition Against Tobacco held a forum on Thursday in Yaounde. Over 30 parliamentarians currently participating at the budget session in the National Assembly have resolved to persuade their peers to adopt a new anti-tobacco draft law wh
Cameroon Tribune (cm)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:51

[UK] Tobacco ban for Leeds shop flouting rules

A shopkeeper who had a ban slapped on his shop to stop the sale of cigarettes to children blamed foreign staff who were unable to tell the age of “white people”. Hari Amedi, 34, who owns the Monalisa international food store on Armley Town Street, told
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Oct 28, 2012 00:56

[Denmark] Nine out of ten smokers would fire up a child's cigarette

A thought-provoking new hidden camera video (see it below) shows two girls, one nine and the other ten years old, approaching random smokers on the square outside of the main train station in Aarhus and asking for either a light or a cigarette. In the vi
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:30

[Saudi Arabia] Cigarette firms ‘enticing youth’

A Saudi anti-smoking charity society has accused cigarette companies of trying to increase the number of tobacco addicts in the Kingdom through tempting promotion techniques. “A particular tobacco company sells cigarettes on the Saudi market with a messa
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 3, 2012 09:47
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