|Smoking ban goes into effect for state prisons
|Beginning this week, inmates and employees of Nebraska's state prisons will lose their smoking privileges while they're on state property.
|Scientists focus on the tobacco plant as possible cancer-fighter
|Tobacco may be the most maligned crop growing on Earth, a plant blamed for millions of deaths around the globe. But today, in a greenhouse in Giles County, Va., a scruffy patch of tobacco is being cultivated for a singular, ironic purpose - to see if it h
|State health committee trying to reduce number of smokers
|Recommendations on how to reduce the number of Oklahomans who smoke from 23.3 percent of the adult population to 12 percent have been sent to the governor and legislative leaders.
|At Kandahar, shortage of tobacco products has people on edge
|KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN â€” Troops stationed at Kandahar Airfield have been forced to quit tobacco products cold turkey because there is no Army and Air Force Exchange Service at the base, and, instead, have resorted to paying black-market prices for smokes
|Ruling may kill tobacco lawsuit (MI)
|LANSING -- The Michigan Supreme Court dealt Wayne County a major setback Thursday in its attempt to sue tobacco companies, ruling that the state already negotiated a deal that applies to the county, too.
|truth Airs Two Ads During Super Bowl; Informing Teens About the Dangerous Substances Found in Cigarettes
|NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- truth(SM), the nation's largest anti-tobacco campaign for teens, will air two ads during the Super
Bowl on Fox this Sunday. This is the first time truth(SM) has aired advertisements on the national football ch
|Senate Votes To Ban Smoking In Most Stores
|PIERRE -- A bill that would ban smoking in most South Dakota restaurants and other businesses won narrow approval Wednesday in the state Senate.
|Blue-Collar Smokers Feel Less Pressure to Quit
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Machine operators, manual laborers and other blue-collar workers who smoke feel less pressure to quit than do their white-collar peers, according to the results of a recent US study.
|Ireland May Ban Smoking in Pubs
|DUBLIN, Ireland - In a measure of Ireland's growing intolerance of tobacco, the government said Wednesday it intended to include pubs, the country's major haven for smokers, in a bill to outlaw smoking in most public places.
|Amish Farmers Reap Unexpected Benefit From Tobacco Deal
|As Maryland pays out millions to discourage tobacco farming, Jacob Swarey and his brethren say they may grow more than ever.
|Man Sentenced in Stolen Secrets Case
|NEW YORK (AP) -- A law student who pleaded guilty to trying to sell stolen anti-tobacco trial plans to lawyers representing tobacco companies has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in federal prison, prosecutors announced Wednesday.