|N.D. students lead nation in smoking
|BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota ranks among the top 10 healthiest states, but could rank even healthier if there weren't so many young people smoking, health experts say.
|Voters back a variety of tobacco-control initiatives
|Anti-tobacco forces looked to the Nov. 5 election as a chance to light up anti-cigarette sentiment by asking voters to back a variety of tobacco-control measures on ballot initiatives across the country. And, as with most elections, "there was good news a
|No smoking on the job if you work at Philip Morris
|Tobacco firm Philip Morris is offering its staff a one-off payment of 00 to give up their monthly ration of cigarettes as it takes a step towards a smoke-free workplace.
|Wisconsin Programs Recognized, Politicians Criticized at National Conference
|MADISON, Wis., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As the National Conference on Tobacco Or Health concluded Friday in San Francisco, Wisconsin came away with both praise and criticism.
|Hooked On Hookahs?
|LOS ANGELES -- It's not tobacco, marijuana or crack cocaine, but this latest teen smoking fad has health officials very concerned.
|Anti-smoking groups plan Arizona initiative
|Recognizing that the state Legislature would probably oppose the idea, supporters of a statewide smoking ban in public places said Saturday that they will likely attempt to bring the issue directly to voters in the form of a statewide ballot initiative in
|Philip Morris Warns Smokers `Light' Doesn't Mean Safe
|New York, Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Philip Morris Cos., the world's largest tobacco company, is putting leaflets on its light, medium, mild and ultra light cigarette packs saying they aren't safer than regular ones.
|California's Health, Labor and Business Leaders Confirm 8-Year Success of Smoke-Free Workplaces
|While other cities, states and countries debate smoke-free workplace laws and listen to unsubstantiated threats of economic doom, California's health, labor and business leaders confirmed the success of California's Law for a Smoke-free Workplace (Assembl
|EU Parliament Votes In Favor Of Tobacco Advertising Ban
|BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- The European Parliament Wednesday voted in favor of radical plans to curtail tobacco advertising in the European Union.
|Gene May Help Predict Lung Cancer Patient Survival
|FRANKFURT (Reuters Health) - Patients with lung cancer are more likely to survive longer if they have high levels of a protein produced by a so-called "repair gene," scientists told a cancer drug meeting on Wednesday.
|Study: Vendors ask teens for ID, but still sell smokes
|Vendors are more likely to sell cigarettes to underage Colorado teens when they show identification, according to a study in the December issues of Tobacco Control.