|Philip Morris Smolders On
|Wall Street remains addicted to Philip Morris . The tobacco giant has not resolved its legal woes, but it keeps piling up the profits, and investors can expect more of the same when it reports its second-quarter earnings tomorrow.
|Smoking activates gene leading to infertility in women, study shows
|Smoking switches on a killer gene which can cause women to become infertile, researchers in the US have found.
|Tobacco Industry, U.S. Set to Talk of Settling Suit
|Tobacco industry representatives will meet this week for the first time with the U.S. Department of Justice to discuss settling a government lawsuit that accuses cigarette makers of misleading the public on the dangers of smoking, industry officials said.
|Workers huff and puff over rules on smoking
|A decade ago, ashtrays were as commonplace in offices as desks and chairs.
|Indians Left Out of Tobacco Deal
|SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twenty Indian tribes have no right to any of the 0 billion the tobacco industry agreed to pay under the landmark 1998 accord between cigarette makers and 46 states, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
|Behind-the-scenes battle over cigarette display bill
|ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Legislation requiring loose packs of cigarettes to be displayed only behind store counters and ending self-service displays has passed the New York Legislature and is awaiting action by Gov. George Pataki.
|Tobacco Company Profits Seen Rising
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. tobacco companies are expected to post solid profits when they report second quarter results next week, but foreign currency rates could hit the largest cigarette maker, Philip Morris, going forward, analysts said.
|Gene increases risk of smoking
|Scientists have discovered a gene which raises the risk of heart disease up to four times among men who smoke.
|Tobacco money boosts health care
|OMAHA - Andrea and Mike Dickey of Lincoln credit biomedical research with allowing their 2 1/2-year-old daughter to live a normal life.
|Holden Unveils Tobacco Money Plan
|After three years of negotiations and waiting, Gov. Bob Holden announced Wednesday Missouri's plan to spend money from a national tobacco settlement, KMBC 9 News' Donna Pitman reported.
|Families caught in odd twist of new anti-smoking laws
|More than a month after no-smoking bylaws took effect in Toronto, York and Peel regions, some parents find they can't take their children to their favourite restaurants anymore.