|Teens warn peers about smoking dangers
|Maekala Mims used to dislike tobacco smoke because it smelled bad.
|Tobacco money dwindling, anti-smoking efforts fall to budget cuts
|TRENTON, N.J. -- It took years to rip the money from tobacco companies and it came with the promise of cutting health care costs and paying for ways to prevent people from smoking.
|States Squander Chance to Fight Smoking
|After Wisconsin's .9 billion settlement in the national tobacco lawsuit four years ago, Attorney General James Doyle said his state could afford 0 million a year to fight smoking -- million more than it was spending.
|Businesses Sue Nassau Over Smoking Ban
|After their effort to derail the enactment of Nassau County's workplace smoking ban failed last month, a group of bar and restaurant owners has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to throw out the law as unconstitutional.
|A Gene for Emphysema Is Discovered
|WEDNESDAY, March 12 (HealthScoutNews) -- In one of the more complicated biomedical research stories you will encounter this year, scientists at the University of California at San Francisco have identified a gene that can increase susceptibility to the cr
|Supreme Court stay issued in .4 million judgment against airline
|WASHINGTON - Greece-based Olympic Airways won a stay at the U.S. Supreme Court (news - web sites) that will protect it, for now, from paying .4 million to heirs of an asthmatic man who died after being exposed to second hand smoke on an international fl
|Cancer Widower Funds Environmental Genomics Research
|LOS ANGELES, California, March 12, 2003 (ENS) - A Pacific Palisades man who lost his wife to lung cancer last year is underwriting part of a million effort at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) to establish an environmental genomics progra
|Secondhand Smoke Too Much for Kids With Asthma
|TUESDAY, March 11 (HealthScoutNews) -- Even if they don't do it at home, parents who smoke still put their children's health at risk, particularly if those children already suffer from asthma.
|Cigarette Smoking May Inhibit Cough Reflex in Men
|NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Men who smoke may have a less sensitive cough reflex than their nonsmoking counterparts, says a study published in the March issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians (
|Verdict Near in 'Light' Cigarette Suit
|EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Demanding billion in damages, a lawyer for hundreds of thousands of Illinois smokers argued in court Monday that Philip Morris USA pulled off a fabulously lucrative 30-year con job by passing off its "light" cigarettes as safer t
|20 million counterfeit cigarettes destroyed in Kosovo
|Customs agents destroyed 20 million counterfeit Marlboro cigarettes in a crackdown on smuggling and organized crime in Kosovo, an official said Tuesday.