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Cigarette consumption has gone down since 2008, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But other tobacco use has gone up. That includes use of pipe tobacco for roll-you-own cigarettes and cigarette-like cigars, the agency...
PolitiCalCalifornia ballot measure campaigns raise $150 million...
No one can deny that the American cigar industry leads a charmed life, especially in Pennsylvania. First came the Cuban trade embargo half a century ago, leaving Americans as the only people in the world who cannot legally obtain the world's best cigars,...
While tobacco use among U.S. middle and high school students showed a slow decline from 2000 to 2011, health officials say more focus needs to be spent on preventing youth from becoming addicted to tobacco products. A report, released Friday by the...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court upheld the world's toughest law on cigarette promotion Wednesday, prohibiting tobacco company logos on cigarette packs that will instead show cancer-riddled mouths, blinded eyeballs and sickly...
Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco taxCalifornians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday. In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- By about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, the vote for Prop. 29 -- the state's proposed tobacco tax -- was still too close to call. Those against smoking are calling for higher taxes and it's also why Big Tobacco has chosen...
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At a corner store in Pigtown, the bad news spread that taxes on mini-cigars will jump more than four-fold, to 70 cents on the dollar. "Oh, man, you know they're about to go up on cigarillos?" Shawn Mason, 32, told others lounging at the corner of...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As a political science major at Ohio State University, Ida Seitter says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of exam season. Right or wrong, they were her security blanket as she toiled through college....
At $2 per pack, Maryland has one of the highest cigarette taxes in the nation — and has reaped considerable benefits from it. With every tobacco tax increase over the last 13 years, smoking rates in the state have declined, not only among children...
Los Angeles TimesCalifornia’s electoral experiment, the first test of independently drawn district maps and new election rules, led to the most unpredictable state election in years. Below is a list of some of the winners and losers from Tuesday's contests. WINNERS...
Ah, the smart money. It said Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich might walk away with a win in the district attorney's race Tuesday, even without a November runoff. Turns out the smart money was just big money and not all that smart after all....
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