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Bill Hicks, Revived on Video to Jar Viewers Out of Apathy

Early in his career, he raged against antismoking advocates (while puffing on a cigarette)
New York Times
added Apr 26, 2015 19:32

'Mad Men' Alum Bryan Batt Reflects on Sal, Smoking and His Three Seasons With the Show

We smoked herbal cigarettes on the show, but most of the cast then started smoking real cigarettes. We'd smoke the fake ones on set, and then go outside to smoke the real ones. You always knew where to find the Mad Men people.
Hollywood Reporter
added Apr 26, 2015 18:22

Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

They have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars. In fact, e-cigarette use is rising rapidly among both cigarette smokers and nonsmokers, according to a study to be presented Sunday, Apr
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 26, 2015 18:19

[Africa] Egypt's to cigarette maker profit up by 19%

Egypt's top cigarette maker Eastern Co said on Sunday its nine-month net profit rose by 19.4 percent compared with the same period last year. The company's net profit from July 1 to March 31 reached 841.760 million Egyptian pounds ($110.39 milli
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Apr 26, 2015 18:19
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Tax evasion, Egyptian style: 'single' cigarette sales spike

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association expects a decrease in tax proceeds of EGP 2bn ($262 million) in the current fiscal year’s national budget, due to a nationwide increase in purchasing single cigarettes.
Al (jo)
added Apr 26, 2015 17:56
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[New York] Schumer Says E-Cigarette Makers Are Marketing To Children

says the manufacturers of e-cigarettes should be prohibited from marketing to children and creating flavors that he says are designed to appeal to kids. The New York Democrat said Sunday that the same marketing restrictions that apply to traditional toba
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 26, 2015 17:55
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Piles of CIGARS scheduled to arrive at Hillary’s campaign office; too mean-spirited?

A website calling itself Send Clinton Cigars charges $3 to purchase and deliver a single cigar, $5 for two or $10 for five, with net proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. ...cigars are a hallmark reminder of former President Bill Clinton’s dalli
BizPac Review
added Apr 26, 2015 16:35

[2165.6] Trends in Youth Use of E-Cigarettes and Alternative Tobacco Products

use of alternative tobacco products and dual/poly use of tobacco products is evolving. The rapid rise in e-cigarettes is particularly concerning, as there is no evidence for their safety and they are heavily marketed to youth. Clinical interventions shoul
Pediatric Academic Societies
added Apr 26, 2015 16:32

Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

“Electronic cigarettes are of great concern. They are highly addictive nicotine delivery devices, and the vapor can and does cause harm to lungs,” said principal investigator Jonathan D. Klein, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the AAP Julius B. Richmond C
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2015 16:31
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[Colorado] HENSON: Well, here he goes again ...

First, he led the fight years ago to make Pueblo smoke-free. The bar and restaurant owners went bananas...owners’ concerns? Phooey! Several of them actually have thrived...Nicoll is leading a fight to prevent pot stores in the city limits
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 26, 2015 16:06
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