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NY Cancer Society says sweet smokes aimed at kids

Cigar enthusiast Brendan Glennon poses with a display of candy-flavored cigars at a custom tobacco shop in Albany, N.Y., Friday, May 31, 2013. The American Cancer Society is pushing to make New York the first state to enact a comprehensive restriction on the sale of candy-and fruit-flavored cigarillos, chewing tobacco and tobacco used in water pipes. AP photo

They come in brightly colored, shiny packages in fun flavors like chocolate, blueberry, gummy bear, wine and pink berry. But the American Cancer Society says the little cigars and packages of loose tobacco are aimed at kids and are just as deadly as cigarettes.

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Skiing Santas hit the slopes in Maine


A bunch of Santas have hit the slopes at a Maine ski resort. Nearly 300 skiers and snowboarders decked out in red and white were gathering at the Sunday River resort for the annual “Santa Sunday” event. Spokeswoman Darcy Morse says 292 of them pre-registered.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »