|Most Plastic Surgeons Won't Give Smokers Facelift
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smokers who elect to undergo a facelift or some other type of invasive plastic surgery may have a harder time finding a surgeon willing to perform the procedure than their nonsmoking peers, recent study results suggest.
|Effort begun to shift tobacco money to women's health
|State Sen. Jane Orie today said she is launching an initiative to shift more state health spending to women's health concerns and, as part of that effort, hopes to keep 0 million in tobacco settlement money from being diverted to the general fund.
|Tobacco Companies Seek Trial Costs
|WHEELING, W.Va. â€“â€“ Four tobacco companies that successfully fought a class-action medical monitoring lawsuit want the lawyers who filed it to pay nearly 5,000 for photocopying, transcripts, visual displays and other trial aids.
|Senate bans sale of candy-flavored smokes
|Legislation to keep potent, candy-flavored cigarettes known as bidis or beedies out of the hands of Mississippians â€” especially minors â€” was passed Wednesday by the state Senate.
|Smoking ban initiative has rival
|TALLAHASSEE -- With an unlimited bankroll provided by tobacco companies, restaurants and small business owners, a new coalition has declared war against a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban smoking in all restaurants and workplaces.
|Cigar Smoking Found to Impair Artery Function
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smoking a single cigar immediately impairs the function of blood vessels, study findings show.
|W.Va. highest in pregnant smokers
|More than one in four pregnant women in West Virginia smoked during their pregnancies in 1999, the highest rate in the nation, according to a study released Tuesday.
|Star Scientific Supports Efforts to Bring Tobacco Harm Reduction Debate to Center Stage
|CHESTER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2002--Star Scientific issued the following comments today on the US Smokeless Tobacco Company (UST) request for an advisory opinion from the FTC regarding the ability to identify smokeless tobacco products, in labeli
|Man with no legs sues tobacco company
|KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- David Burton has no legs. A courtroom battle began Tuesday over whether that is his own fault, or that of tobacco companies who sold him cigarettes for 43 years.
|Tobacco sales to youths are targeted
|The Town of Tonawanda Police Department has entered into an agreement with the Erie County Health Department for the fifth consecutive year to reduce illegal tobacco sales to buyers younger than 18.
|St. Cloud State bans smoking in dorms
|ST. CLOUD -- Next fall, Jeff Foster won't be allowed to smoke in his dormitory room at St. Cloud State University.