|California Appeal Court Upholds .5 Million Award in Landmark Tobacco Case
|SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2001--In a blow to tobacco giant Philip Morris Inc., a state appeal court today upheld a .5 million award to Patricia Henley who is battling lung cancer.
|Duluth voters approve smoking ban
|Duluth voters approved Tuesday an existing smoking ban that was put to a public referendum and tough new amendments that end business hardship exemptions and give police authority to cite restaurant owners who allow smoking.
|Initiative adding 60 cents in tax to every pack of cigarettes approved by Washington voters
|SEATTLE (AP) Washington voters approved a measure Tuesday that will add 60 cents to every pack of cigarettes, making the state's tobacco tax the highest in the nation.
|20% in central Colorado smoke
|Tuesday, November 06, 2001 - IDAHO SPRINGS - The Marlboro man is alive but not well in central Colorado, according to a new regional cancer study released Monday by the state health department.
|Brown & Williamson Faces Claim in Connecticut Smoker's Death
|Rockville, Connecticut, Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. is defending itself in a Connecticut court against allegations the tobacco company is responsible for the death of a longtime smoker.
|Tobacco industry funded 'good science,' witness says
|WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) -- The tobacco industry created an independent, scientific body to study the links between smoking and health, and neither company executives nor their lawyers influenced which research projects were funded, a scientist testified Tues
|Youths' tobacco-asthma links studied
|More than a quarter of fifth graders in Philadelphia's poor neighborhoods report having asthma, and being around tobacco smoke seems to be part of the reason, according to a study of 1,600 public school students.
|High-schoolers reach out to schools with anti-smoking message
|A group of teens soon will take on the responsibility of teaching Rolling Meadows elementary and middle school students an important life lesson.
|State could lose funds as clerks fail to keep cigarettes from minors
|OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin could lose federal funds used to fight substance abuse because too many minors have been able to illegally buy cigarettes, according to a Department of Health and Family Services survey.
|Big Tobacco's big bucks stay out of tax fight
|The tobacco industry is making history in Washington state by not spending prodigiously to defeat Initiative 773, the measure on Tuesday's ballot to add a 60-cent tax on a pack of cigarettes.
|Anti-Tobacco Study Targets Pregnant Women
|(CNSNews.com) - A new study says that taxing cigarettes helps pregnant women kick the habit, but some tax experts say it's not that simple.