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[USA] E-cigarette market lights up in the US

Anti-smoking organisations in the US are watching the spread of e-cigarettes warily, cautioning smokers against placing too much faith in them as a safe alternative to regular cigarettes.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:25

Young Smokers Turn to Flavored Cigars

With a 2009 federal law prohibiting flavors in cigarettes but not cigars, young smokers have increasingly turned to flavored cigars, the Associated Press reports Rather than ban flavors in cigars in 2009, Congress delegated regulatory authority to the Fo
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 20, 2013 14:36

[Malaysia] Alarm As 'Shisha' Smoking Takes Urban Tanzania By Storm

- A new 'fashionable' trend of Shisha smoking among the youth especially young girls in the Tanzanian capital city Dar es Salaam is proving to be a concern. The Head of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfa
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 1, 2013 14:33


New entertainment integrations and social media initiatives move the “ugly truth” campaign into a new phase this month, further seeding important tobacco-related facts and messages with teens and young adults. The latest advertising campaign from truth –
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:31

[Massachusetts] Mass. high court partially overturns landmark tobacco case award

The Supreme Judicial Court upheld the award of compensatory damages to the woman’s son and her estate, but struck down the award of punitive damages. “We affirm the judgment only in part,” the court said in a unanimous 82-page opinion written by Justic
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 11, 2013 11:47

Republic of Congo passes anti-smoking law

Minister of Health Francois Ibovi said Friday the law prohibits the consumption, purchase and possession of tobacco for minors, pregnant women and the mentally ill, with fines for those selling to that population starting at nearly $400. It also prohibit
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 09:54

Really Philip Morris? You don’t market to kids?

CEO Louis Camilleri answered a question from a youth tobacco control advocate by denying that the company markets to kids, saying “That’s just not true. It’s a fable.” Sorry Mr. Camilleri, we can’t keep quiet on this one. Here are just a few recent exam
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 15, 2013 19:49

President’s Plan to Increase Tobacco Tax Will Prevent Kids from Smoking and Save Lives

It is great news for our nation's health, and especially for the health of our children, that President Obama plans to propose an increase in the federal tobacco tax to pay for early childhood education initiatives. The New York Times reported today that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:34

A Look at 2013 Tobacco-Related Legislation

Cigarette and Tobacco Product Tax Increase Bills: Twenty-one states have introduced bills to either raise or reduce the state cigarette tax and/or the tobacco product excise tax. The table below indicates with an “x” those states that have introduced a
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:06

Alarm over Cameroon child smokers

Forty-four per cent of pupils in Cameroonian schools have already had their first contact with tobacco and the gory statistic could get worse, an anti-tobacco organisation has warned. The Cameroon Coalition Against Tobacco further states that 15 per cen
Africa Review (ke)
added Feb 14, 2013 16:49
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