|Children Find Way To Light Up Online
|Texas law restricts youth access to tobacco, making it a crime to sell, buy and possess tobacco products. But there is no law about using the Internet to make a purchase.
|Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Asks: Why is Rep. Doyle Sponsoring Legislation That Protects Big Tobacco Instead of Our Kids?
|WASHINGTON, July 26 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS today criticized U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) for sponsoring legislation that that does more to protect the tobacco industry than the American public.
|A budget built by smokers
|Madison - State budgets were once crafted in smoke-filled rooms, but this year's budget agreement, passed easily by the Legislature Thursday, is built on smoke itself - an 18-cent-a-pack increase in cigarette taxes, and selling off Wisconsin's tobacco set
|Sick teacher wins passive smoking payout
|A secret payout to a Victorian teacher crippled with emphysema from smoke-filled staffrooms was made on the basis of strong medical evidence, the State's WorkCover Authority said today.
|Arizona judge rejects light cigarette smokers class bid
|NEW YORK, July 26 (Reuters) - An Arizona state court judge rejected an effort to certify a consumer fraud class action lawsuit on behalf of smokers who purchased ``light'' cigarettes made by Philip Morris U.S.A., the company said on Thursday.
|Tobacco tax aids preschool programs
|LAKE ELSINORE ---- Expanded child-care services and an improved program for low-income families are only some of the goals Lake Elsinore school officials have in mind for their share of an million grant.
|Judge Rejects Gov't Tobacco Appeal
|WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has once again rejected an effort by the Justice Department to recoup the cost of treating sick smokers as part of its lawsuit against the tobacco industry.
|Philip Morris Apologizes for Czech Report
|CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tobacco giant Philip Morris Cos. Inc. has apologized for a widely criticized company-funded study that said the Czech Republic reaps a financial benefit when smokers die early, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
|Anti-Smoking Effort Includes Unions
|WASHINGTON (AP) - Labor unions and anti-smoking groups are forming a new partnership, responding to studies showing that more blue-collar workers smoke than white-collar workers.
|Tobacco money pays for smoking cessation
|IDAHO FALLS -- Kandi Qualls has seen her tobacco cessation program work, but not on enough people.
|Tobacco fighter makes an about-face
|A law firm that sued tobacco companies on behalf of Massachusetts has shocked antismoking advocates by lobbying for a trade group that is working with cigarette companies to fight major tobacco control initiatives in Connecticut.