|SmokeLess States Announces 24 New Grant Awards for Tobacco Harm Reduction Effort
|CHICAGO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The SmokeLess States National Tobacco Policy Initiative of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), based at the American Medical Association, today announced the second phase recipients of approximately million in g
|Kids Can't Filter Cigarette Fantasy
|TUESDAY, June 12 (HealthScoutNews) -- In the battle between cigarette advertising and anti-smoking campaigns, it looks like kids are losing.
|Teens Invited to Anti-Tobacco Summit and Rally
|SEATTLE, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the heels of the popular anti-tobacco Internet reality show Unfiltered, Washington teens have another opportunity to help save lives by joining the fight against tobacco use. The state Department of Health is inviti
|Fed Wants Money for Treating Smokers
|WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department urged a federal judge Monday to reconsider an earlier decision not to let the government sue the tobacco industry to recover billions spent treating sick smokers.
|Group to fight Angelosâ€™ tobacco fee bid
|A newly formed citizens group said yesterday that it is willing to go to court to fight attorney Peter G. Angelos in his bid to collect a billion-dollar legal fee for handling the state's case against tobacco companies.
|Warning: Nicotine Can Inhibit Healing
|Smokers who need spinal-fusion surgery in their necks may be in for an unfortunate surprise: their habit, already associated with other health problems, may also make the surgery less successful, a new study reports. Researchers, writing in a recent Journ
|State might invest in tobacco
|In 1997, Florida leaders stopped investing state money in tobacco companies, worried that their own lawsuits against cigarette makers could come back to burn them.
|Study on Tobacco Ads Impact on Youths
|WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Camel may be gone, but cigarette makers are still coming up with ads that have a greater impact on young people than anti-smoking messages, said a study released Monday.
|Contract awarded for health college funded by tobacco
|The University of Arkansas board of trustees approved contractors Friday for two of the first projects fueled by the .6 billion tobacco settlement.
|B&W: Judge Strikes Ban on Web, Mail Cigarette Sales
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has struck down a New York state ban on mail-order, Internet and telephone sales of cigarettes, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. said on Friday.
|Md. Court Refuses Angelos Billion
|Maryland's highest court decided yesterday that lawyer Peter G. Angelos is not automatically entitled to 25 percent of the state's .4 billion settlement with cigarette makers.