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[New Jersey] Rutgers study: Flavored cigars target youth, to be blunt

the researcher of a new tobacco study out of Rutgers is hoping her work will convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She plans on submitting its findings that manufacturers flavoring cigars chocolate, strawberry, fruit punch and pink berry are lar
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 28, 2014 01:43
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Candy Flavors in Alternative Tobacco Products Leave Bitter Health Consequences for Users

now watching how the tobacco industry has adapted by offering other flavored tobacco products like cigars, little cigars and cigarillos, which are not included in the ban. New research released today in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that the
PR Newswire
added May 7, 2014 17:42
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[Canada] Day 202: Not Corporately Responsible?

Forensic psychiatrist Dominique Bourget has been involved in more than a few news-grabbing trials during her career as an expert witness on behalf of people who wish to be found "not criminally responsible" or otherwise escape full penalties for the crime
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 24, 2014 01:09
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] The calm before the smoke storm

Global tobacco giant faces uphill struggle against black market as well as tougher health regulations in Myanmar.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 9, 2013 16:21
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The New Demographics of Anti-Smoking Campaigns

in places where there are more kids, there’s also greater poverty. Which may make campaigns against tobacco use aimed at children more important than ever.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Oct 3, 2013 15:35
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FOSTER: FDA missing in action on e-cigarettes

FDA is charged first and foremost with protecting the public health and there is ample evidence questioning e-cigarettes’ safety for general use and showing that these products can be particularly dangerous when used by young people. How many more lives
The Hill
added Sep 21, 2013 14:18
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[Australia] DOLACK: Secret trade deal offers more tobacco, less health care

r the TPP, the task of governments, codified in law, would be to maximise corporate profits. Such is the dystopia that awaits unless there is an international movement against the TPP, and then to overturn existing “free-trade” agreements.
Green Left Weekly (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 00:08
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[Florida] Hernando man set to faceoff against big tobacco companies

John Rizzutto is up against Philip Morris and Liggett. ... Rizzuto's is the first to go on trial in Hernando County. Potential jurors were questioned on Monday, and even those who were dismissed were already talking about the case.
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added Aug 13, 2013 10:55
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Tony Soprano’s last stand: How heart disease may have led to James Gandolfini’s death

Gandolfini did it all: lived too heavy, enjoyed his fine cigars and packed in the food. Like a recipe for a perfect marinara, Gandolfini’s life was a perfect formula for a heart attack.
Fox News
added Jun 20, 2013 15:56
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman & NYPD Commissioner Kelly Announce Take Down Of Massive Eastern Seaboard Unstamped Cigarette Trafficking Enterprise

During a 12-month investigation, law enforcement seized more than 65,000 forged NYC/NYS cigarette tax stamps that were not yet affixed to packs of cigarettes, and nearly 20,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes. The investigation, which has so far uncovered
New York State Attorney General
added May 17, 2013 14:26
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