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APR 18, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Flavored cigars appeal to youth: study

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young people are smoking fewer cigarettes these days, but their cigar use is rising, which may partly be due to the popularity of flavored cigars, according to a new study. "The cigar market is the most heavily flavored of all tobacco products," said Cristine D. Delnevo, who led the research. "For decades, ...

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APR 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Masculine Boys And Feminine Girls Are More Likely To Engage In Cancer-Causing Behavior, Study Finds

By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Staff Writer 04/16/2014 03:20 AM EDT LiveScience Teenage girls who see themselves as the most feminine and teenage boys who perceive themselves as the most masculine may be more likely to behave in ways that increase their risk of cancer and other health issues, compared with teens who do not strictly follow gender standards as they are ...

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APR 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study. Young people who have seen the promotions are also more likely to take up smoking, the researchers found. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates marketing of tobacco products, ...

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APR 17, 2014 - Washington Times

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With pot and e-cigarettes, Big Tobacco is just waiting to inhale emerging markets

Electronic cigarettes and marijuana could prove a vital breath of fresh air for the nation's fading tobacco industry. Desperate for new products and new customers as social and legal attitudes toward cigarette smoking have changed in recent decades, e-cigarettes and legal pot could be throwing a lifeline to Big Tobacco, ...

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APR 16, 2014 - Fox News

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TV smoking influences adult tobacco use, study says

Even though smoking appears far less frequently in U.S. television shows than it used to, its portrayal may still be triggering the urge in adult smokers, according to a new study.

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