|Nicotine by-product lingers in bodies of menthol smokers
|Taste may not be the only difference between menthol and normal cigarettes.
|Florida's new smoking ban may affect some businesses more than others
|The statewide ban on all smoking in workplaces approved Nov. 5 could deal an uneven blow to businesses, restaurant and bar operators say, increasing patrons at some while snuffing out others.
|Survey Reveals Continued Overwhelming Support for Raising Cigarette Tax for Health Care
|COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2003--Seventy percent of South Carolinians support a 53-cent cigarette tax increase, according to a new survey released today by the coalition dedicated to raising the cigarette tax in order to secure a permanent,
|Alaska gets an F for smoking ban
|Alaska received an F for its efforts to protect residents from secondhand smoke through smoking bans and earned a C and two Bs in other areas on the first state-by-state tobacco control report card by the American Lung Association.
|Rising Cost of Cigarettes May Help Smokers Honor New Yearâ€™s Resolution to Quit
|PITTSBURGH, PA -- (INTERNET WIRE) -- 01/08/2003 -- More than ever, a significant number of Americans resolved to ring in a smoke-free New Year when the clock struck midnight on December 31st. Leading economic researchers say this surge can be attributed t
|States Flunk Report on Tobacco Control
|TUESDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthScoutNews) -- Despite the influx of hundreds of millions of dollars from settlements reached with tobacco companies, most states are still failing to protect the health of their citizens with effective tobacco prevention and cessati
|State criticized for tobacco fund use
|NEW YORK -- The American Lung Association is criticizing states, including Oklahoma, for using tobacco settlement money to cover budget deficits instead of anti-smoking programs.
|Child hospitalizations good time to get parents to stop smoking
|Children admitted to the hospital for respiratory illnesses often suffer from second-hand smoke exposure caused by parental smoking. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have recently found that those hospitalizations can be good times to a
|EU court to rule on tobacco smuggling case Jan 15
|BRUSSELS, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds and Japan Tobacco will learn next week if their court bid to stop the European Commission suing them for cigarette smuggling has succeeded, officials said on Monday.
|Tobacco Stocks Down On Speculation Of Pricing Changes
|NEW YORK -- Philip Morris Cos. (MO) may announce a change to its current pricing and promotional structure to its sales force Monday, industry sources told Salomon Smith Barney analyst Bonnie Herzog.
|Philip Morris May Cut Prices
|Philip Morris may be on the verge of cutting prices for one or more of its core cigarette brands, according to a research report.