|Formula One in Line for Proposed Advertising Ban
|BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Major international sporting events, including Formula One, could be severely hit by a proposed European Commission ban on most cigarette advertising.
|Duke Researchers Say Drink May Help Smokers Quit
|DURHAM, N.C. (Reuters) - Duke University researchers said on Tuesday they were seeking to team up with a drug company to fund clinical trials of a nicotine solution that can be added to drinks to help smokers quit.
|Publisher won't sell prevention program if tobacco company pays the bill
|DEERFIELD, Mass. (AP) A company best known for publishing easy-to-read pamphlets on health and medical issues is refusing to sell a youth anti-smoking program because a tobacco company would be paying the bill.
|Louisiana spends little on smoking cessation programs
|BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- With a billion settlement from the tobacco industry to satisfy a lawsuit claiming public health damage from smoking, Louisiana is only spending peanuts on programs to curb the addiction, the Senate Finance Committee learned.
|Zyban Most Effective for Males, Older Smokers
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The anti-depressant bupropion (Zyban) may be an effective smoking-cessation aid for many people, but males, older individuals, and those who smoke less than 30 cigarettes per day are more likely to remain abstinent following tr
|Tobacco money still a political football
|SPRINGFIELD - When Illinois started collecting its share of the .1 billion settlement from the nation's tobacco companies, public health officials rejoiced with visions that much of the windfall would be spent on innovative anti-smoking programs.
|Board approves plan to invest tobacco settlement funds
|CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The state Investment Management Board has approved a plan to invest the state's tobacco settlement money in stocks and bonds -- which could include tobacco company stock.
|Ariz. Smoking Rate Drops 21 Percent
|PHOENIX â€“â€“ The camera zooms in on a teen-age girl in a robe, puffing a cigarette in a bathroom before she starts brushing her perfect teeth. But instead of toothpaste residue falling into the sink, it's wiggling maggots.
|Smoking ban OKâ€™d, beginning on July 10
|Smoking will be banned inside all public places in Lucas County starting July 10 unless the ban is challenged in court, which supporters and opponents of the ban agree is likely.
|China: Online tobacco ads banned
|Advertisements for tobacco and adult products are now banned on the Internet according to new regulations on online advertisements issued by the Municipal Industrial and Commercial Administration of Beijing. The new regulations took effect on May 1.
|Team Penske must remove tobacco logo
|Marlboro Team Penske learned late Wednesday it will be compelled to run the Indianapolis 500 simply as Team Penske.