|Vitamins Do Not Help Male Smokers Avoid Colds
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older men who smoke shouldn't bother to take common ``cold fighting'' vitamins in an attempt to ward off respiratory illness, new study findings suggest.
|Philip Morris Names New CEO
|NEW YORK â€“â€“ Philip Morris Cos. named chief financial officer Louis C. Camilleri as its new leader Wednesday, ending debate over who would lead the tobacco-food giant in the face of regulatory challenges and smoking lawsuits worldwide.
|Habits: Smokers' Ethnicity May Make Difference
|When it comes to the health effects of smoking, the ethnicity of smokers may be as important as the kind of cigarettes they smoke.
|Lawmakers put lid on tobacco fund
|A House panel voted unanimously Monday to recommend the state use its tobacco money exclusively for health and anti-smoking programs, in an attempt to prevent a raid on the stateÂ´s multi-million-dollar share of the national tobacco settlement.
|Move to ban smoking in restaurants, workplace goes to high court
|TALLAHASSEE â€” Sponsors of a petition drive to ban all smoking in restaurants and workplaces say they hit the 500,000 mark Monday with a signature from a Tallahassee restaurateur.
|UC Berkeley Implements New Rules for Smoking
|The 15 feet surrounding every campus building will be officially designated a nonsmoking section beginning Feb. 5.
|Anti-tobacco budget draws fire
|Despite earmarking millions for an initiative to snuff out cancer, Georgia ranks only fair to middling when it comes to spending its share of funds collected from a multibillion-dollar settlement against Big Tobacco.
|Big Tobacco seeks to block Florida vote on smoking in restaurants, workplaces
|TALLAHASSEE -- Usually a behind-the-scenes player, the tobacco industry is taking a surprisingly public stance against Floridaâ€™s proposed constitutional ban on smoking in restaurants and workplaces.
|States Look to Cigarettes as Way to Cut Big Deficits
|HARTFORD, Jan. 27 â€” Nowadays, cigarettes are not just for smoking. In New York, Connecticut and more than a dozen other states facing budget deficits, cigarettes and other tobacco products, ignored for years by legislatures with plenty of cash, are once
|Brazil to Scare Smokers with Pictures on Packs
|SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil will become this week the second country in the world to attach anti-smoking pictures on cigarette packages reminding smokers of the damage they do to their health every time they light up.
|Cloud of smoke over Zyban
|NEW DELHI, Jan. 25. CAN an anti-smoking drug be injurious to health? Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), under fire regarding its smoking cessation drug, Zyban, has risen in defence of its non-nicotine oral drug- in the wake of unproven reports in the UK,