|Conn. Gov. Pays for Mom's Smokes
|SOUTHINGTON, Conn. â€“â€“ Gov. John G. Rowland has found a way to silence the loudest critic of his new cigarette tax: He pays for her smokes.
|Benetton man to create anti-smoking ads
|Olivero Toscani, the controversial photographer behind Benetton's advertising campaigns, has been hired by the World Health Organisation in its effort to combat smoking.
|Under-Taxed Cigarettes Confiscated From Store
|A Hartford liquor store that did not comply with the new cigarette tax increase has became the first shop to have cigarettes confiscated.
|Oregon jury hits Philip Morris with 0m damages for low tar cigarettes
|After deliberating for four days, a jury in Portland, Oregon, has ordered Philip Morris to pay more than 0m (Â£105m; 172m) to the family of Michelle Schwarz, a nurse who died of lung cancer in 1999, aged 53.
|Second-Hand Smoke A Real Health Hazard For Restaurant Workers
|About 70 percent of the staff at Ruby Tuesday smokes, says Kendra Maguire, manager of the restaurant in the Buckland Hills Mall in Manchester. At City Steam Brewery CafÃ© in Hartford, "most of the staff smoke," says owner Jay DuMond, a non-smoker. "I prob
|Smokers may save hospital
|Faced with imminent shutdown, the Fairmont Hospital may be saved for now -- by tobacco money.
|Woman sues for share of tobacco funds
|HELENA (AP) - Donald and Darlene Robinson spent all their money to treat Donald's tobacco-related illnesses before he died in 1994. Now, Mrs. Robinson wants some of the money Montana is getting in a multi-state settlement with tobacco companies.
|Pa. Puts Tobacco Settlement Funds to Work
|The Philadelphia region is getting a third of a 0-million state initiative to fund a "Life Sciences Greenhouse," designed to help bio-tech companies grow.
|Philip Morris Challenging Tobacco Trial Verdicts on West Coast
|New York, April 4 (Bloomberg) -- Philip Morris Cos., ordered by West Coast juries to pay more than 0 million over the deaths or illnesses of five smokers, says trial errors will keep the No. 1 tobacco company from having to pay the awards.
|Cigarette Tax Takes Hold
|New York smokers are coughing up an extra 39 cents for a pack of
cigarettes today, bringing the average cost of a pack to more than in
|Smokers Brace For Higher Taxes
|STRATFORD, Conn. -- Store owners had a hard time keeping up with demand
as smokers stocked up on cigarettes before higher taxes kicked in