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Will FDA Ban Menthol Cigarettes?

The FDA will possibly ban menthol cigarettes saying they are more harmful to people than unflavored tobacco. FDA says menthol cigarettes are more addictive to longtime smokers and are more appealing to...
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Two Cigarette Brands Approved by FDA

This week the FDA  began to use one of main powers Congress gave it when approved in 2009 tobacco control law and now new tobacco products can be sold to consumers. The FDA has the authority to regulate...
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Bangkok to increase the warning label on cigarette package

Deputy Public Health Minister Dr. Chonlanan Srikeaw has made an announcement about the new anti-smoking campaign to mark the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, while launching new law to enforce greater cigarette...
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Cigarette makers welcome Queen’s silence on standardized packs

The lack of standardized packs legislation for cigarettes in this week’s Queen’s speech was welcomed by cigarette makers – as supporters believed it still had political support. Lighted up cigar...
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EU’s new tobacco products directive could cause 19,000 job losses in Romania

Romania is one of the EU countries which stand to lose the most if the proposed revisions of the current EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) will pass, according to a Roland Berger study commissioned by...
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New Zealand plans removing brand logo from cigarette packs

New Zealand intends to make cigarette makers take away their logos from cigarette packages but will wait until a challenge to an identical Australian law is determined. The law concerning packaging supposes...
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Craig David abused for cigarette company-sponsored concerts

On March, 1, anti-tobacco and child rights campaigners in Indonesia abused worldwide music stars for willing to take part at a jazz festival for which a cigarette company is the major sponsor. The Indonesian...
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Japan Tobacco raises sales at home and internationally

Japan Tobacco Inc’s local cigarette sales during the nine months till the end of December 2012, at 89.4 billion, were raised by 10.5% on those of the nine months to the end of December 2011. The 2011...
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Cigarette companies targeting women with feminine packaging

Irish women are under pressure from cigarette companies who are targeting feminine cigarette packaging at young and old smokers. Half of poor, young women smoke cigarettes, and are bothered of smoking...
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Sales of flavored tobacco products jump

Ann Marie Bossard, co-owner of the Anthracite Newstand in Wilkes-Barre, has found the sales of flavored tobacco products increase as the cost of cigarettes has jumped. Youth and women are the major customers. Flavored...
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