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Candy-, fruit- and alcohol-flavored cigarettes will be harder to find now that the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has agreed to stop selling them in 39 states. All flavored Camels, Kools and Salem cigarettes will be removed from the shelves. Anti-tobacco advocates call the settlement a good first step, but they will continue to push for a total ban of all flavored tobacco products. A bill in Hawaii that would do that died during the past legislative session. Tobacco companies argue that the flavored cigarettes are only marketed to adults looking to change brands. But surveys show that young smokers are more likely to give them a try.
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Title Annotation:STATELINE; R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, flavored cigarettes
Publication:State Legislatures
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Jan 1, 2007
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