|More Young Women Addicted to Cigarettes
|In recent years, the smoking rate of Chinese young women has increased rapidly. A survey conducted in the first half of 2002 indicated that, of 320 million smokers in China, 20 million are female, ranking mainly from 15 to 45 years old, and there is a ten
|C-Minusâ€”The Fallout of Parents' Smoking
|Children who live with smokers may need more oranges and other rich sources of vitamin C, a new study concludes. It finds that exposure to even a little secondhand smoke significantly depresses concentrations of this important vitamin.
|Anti-Smoking Campaign Working, Health Officials Say
|LITTLE ROCK â€” The anti-smoking campaign being funded with money from Arkansas' tobacco settlement appears to be off to a good start, state Health Department officials say.
|NYC sues Web cigarette vendors for tax evasion
|NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) - New York City, which has one of the nation's highest cigarette taxes, sued a group of web site owners on Friday for evading the steep taxes by selling cartons over the Internet to Big Apple smokers.
|European Court Rules EU May Pursue Tobacco Suit
|A European appeals court said European countries shouldn't be prevented from suing cigarette makers in the U.S. to try to recover tax revenue lost to smugglers, though it seems unlikely the case will make it to trial.
|More Women Quit Smoking During Pregnancy, But Not Before And After
|More women are quitting smoking during pregnancy but smoking trends before and after pregnancy are less encouraging, according to a study of more than 100,000 women.
|Cigar Makers Fight Indoor Smoking Ban
|TAMPA - Florida cigar makers filed suit Tuesday seeking to overturn the constitutional amendment prohibiting smoking in indoor workplaces, declaring the future of the state's centuries-old cigar industry is at stake.
|R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Lose EU Court Battle
|Luxembourg, Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc., Philip Morris Cos. and Japan Tobacco Inc. lost a round in their legal battle against European charges of money laundering and tobacco smuggling.
|U.S. Smokeless seeks smokers
|NEW YORK, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The image of a lone cowboy or fisherman communing with nature, a wad of tobacco stuck in his cheek, doesn't cut it anymore. Unsociable doesn't sell.
|Latest in Mobile Telecom Solution: Quitting Smoking
|SK Telecom, a leading cell phone operator, said it has launched a wireless hypnotism service to help people quit smoking via mobile phone image downloading.
|Smoke May Turn 'Gold' in Cigar Bars
|When the new smoking ban takes effect, the city's existing cigar bars will attain the status of a rent controlled apartment -- a sweet deal enshrined in law.