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Teen smoking rate worse in Europe

July 31st, 2012 Posted in Teens smoking Tags:

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THE NUMBER of teenagers in France who smoke is significantly higher than in most other European countries, a new study shows.

It was found that 38% of French teens (aged 15 or 16) said they had smoked at least one cigarette in the past month, up from 30% in 2007. The Europe-wide average is 28%.
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E Cigarette Industry Soars High in the Market Expresses

July 31st, 2012 Posted in Electronic cigarettes Tags:

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Since the conception of electronic cigarettes in the US the company is witnessing tremendous growth and will continue to do the same in recent years say experts. With the rising popularity and demand of e cigarette amongst smokers, the popularity can also be seen among various other institutions. Wells Fargo, a financial institute, made a survey according to which e cigarette might have an active prospect in the tobacco industry. Ream more »

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Disruptions at hookah lounge veiled in silence

July 31st, 2012 Posted in smoking hookah Tags:

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One person was sent to a hospital emergency room, another was screaming in the middle of the street and the front door at the Sky Hookah Lounge, 689 Kings Highway East, was broken, but no one will talk to police about what happened at the smoking lounge early Monday.
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Ohio State freshman faces marijuana charge

July 31st, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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Bri’onte Dunn arrived at Ohio State in January with a five-star pedigree and the prospect of early playing time. But the heralded freshman running back is not helping his case.

Dunn, a Canton GlenOak graduate, was charged with possession of marijuana among four misdemeanors after a weekend traffic stop outside his hometown, becoming the latest Ohio State player to test first-year coach Urban Meyer’s hard-line stance on discipline this offseason. Ream more »

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New Toraño Family Cigar Gives Roman Salute

July 31st, 2012 Posted in Cigars Tags:

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To the ancient Romans and today’s Latin scribes, the word salutem is used as a casual greeting. But to the cigar enthusiast, it will translate to a new brand from the Toraño Family Cigar Co.

Later this week at the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers trade show, Toraño will be unveiling Salutem, a line of smokes with an Ecuadoran Habano wrapper, Nicaraguan binder from Jalapa and a blend of Dominican, Nicaraguan and Cameroon filler tobacco. Ream more »

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Maruti and the hookah economy

July 30th, 2012 Posted in smoking hookah Tags:

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The Manesar automotive hub near Gurgaon is a clattering, rackety gearbox of a culture where pastoral wisdom rides into technological imperative. At a rural neighbourhood abutting the Maruti plant, when the elderly tau grabs the hookah pipe from a youth, takes a deep, long puff, gazes into distance and slowly lets out the smoke, the amused youths know he will reel out a piece of wisdom. Ream more »

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Partners keep Oakbrook Tobacco going

July 30th, 2012 Posted in Cigars Tags:

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While the air inside certainly smells different, legitimate comparisons can be made between Oakbrook Tobacco in the Oaks of Oak Brook shopping center and many old-time barbershops and neighborhood taverns.

Customers of Oakbrook Tobacco, 1600 W. 16th St., #T16, come to purchase cigars that range in price from about $5 to $20 each, pipes and other tobacco-related products and gifts. But many also come for extended visits — they sit down and smoke a cigar while socializing and bonding with other cigar smokers. Ream more »

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Kansas City wants to discourage smoking in parks

July 30th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco control Tags:

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Years ago, Kansas City banned smoking in public buildings, including bars and restaurants. Now city officials are turning their attention to outdoor public spaces — namely parks.

There’s no move yet to ban smoking in parks. But the city will post signs in the next few weeks in specific parks and near playgrounds to discourage people from smoking.
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Japan Tobacco Profit Jumps 83% On Revival From Earthquake

July 30th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco news Tags:

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Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914), Asia’s largest listed cigarette maker by market value, reported first-quarter profit rose 83 percent as it recovered some of the market share lost after last year’s earthquake.
Net income rose to 84.5 billion yen ($1.1 billion ) from 46.1 billion yen a year earlier, the company said in a statement today. Ream more »

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