|Florida Votes to Reduce Second Hand Smoke
|(CNSNews.com) - Voters in Florida voters overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional amendment to prohibit tobacco smoking in restaurants and other enclosed indoor workplaces.
|Stop-Smoking Campaign Is Far-Reaching
|Students at risk of dropping out of high school work in a shelter for abused animals. Kids who might be tempted to join a street gang instead enter an art contest. East African immigrants read about health risks, in their native language. And adolescents
|Big Tobacco appeals record 5 billion award to smokers
|The nation's five biggest tobacco companies want a state appeals court to throw out a record 5 billion jury award to Floridians who say they were sickened from smoking, and they want the case to lose its class-action status.
|Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Statement: Arizona Vote to Increase Cigarette Tax, Fund Tobacco Prevention A Win for Kids and Taxpayers
|WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Following is a statement by William V. Corr, executive vice president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, on tobacco prevention in Arizona:
|Court clears US tobacco giant
|The US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by Canada over a ruling that cleared an American tobacco company, RJ Reynolds, of smuggling billions of cigarettes.
|Chinaâ€™s Deadly Cravings
|Nov. 11 issue â€” The curtains are drawn in the lung-cancer ward of Shanghai No. 6 Peopleâ€™s Hospital. The 30 metal beds, installed when the ward opened last year, are all occupied now, mostly by older men in striped pajamas staring forlornly at the ceil
|Reasons to Quit: Cost, Readiness, Your Love Life
|YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Letâ€™s say you spend five bucks a day on your cigarette habit. In one year, youâ€™ll spend ,850. In ten years, youâ€™ll smoke away a brand new car.
|Smoke Signals: Puffing Parents Send Mixed Messages
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Parents who ask their children to light their cigarettes or empty their ashtrays are signaling to their kids that it's okay to smoke, even though they may preach otherwise, according to researchers.
|Biggest Donor to the Republicans Is Phillip Morris -- Comparison of Clinton and Bush on Tobacco
|LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "The biggest donor to the Republican Party in this election is Phillip Morris, and they're too smart to give millions of dollars away for no reason," says Patrick Reynolds, an opponent of the tobacco industry and a gran
|Funds generated from tobacco tax would go largely to health care
|If Missouri voters approve a tax increase Tuesday on tobacco products, much of the new money would go to health care.
|Genetic Variant May Impact Smoking Cessation
|PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1 (AScribe Newswire) -- Smokers with a specific genetic variant may be more vulnerable to cigarette cravings and relapse when trying to quit smoking, a study by researchers from the Tobacco Use Research Center of the University of Penns