|Anti-smoking efforts take hit
|Wisconsin's anti-smoking campaign took a million hit Wednesday as key lawmakers continued the daunting task of reducing state spending by 1 million.
|Nabi Receives U.S. Patent Covering Nabi(R) NicVAX(TM) (Nicotine Conjugate Vaccine) for Treatment and Prevention of Nicotine Addiction
|BOCA RATON, Fla., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabi (Nasdaq: NABI - news) today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 6,232,082, entitled ``Hapten-Carrier Conjugates for Treating and Preventing Nicotine Addiction.'' The
|HELP YOURSELF Resources for Smoking Cessation
|Surgeon General David Satcher's report "Reducing Tobacco Use" notes that smoking rates among teens and adults could be cut in half within a decade if the nation were to fully implement anti-smoking programs that are already available. Satcher's report and
|New round of state ads attacks smoking
|With smoking-related illnesses still killing thousands of Wisconsinites each year and costing billions of dollars in medical expenses, Gov. Scott McCallum and the Wisconsin Tobacco Control Board launched a second set of anti-smoking advertisements.
|Cigarette tax may rise
Cigarette tax may rise
|A presidential commission officially unveiled Monday its proposal to raise the federal cigarette tax to buy out government quota owners and help farmers, but there were signs that a tax increase might not fare too well with the Bush administration or Cong
|State Laws Do Little to Curb Teen Cigarette Use
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite a nearly decade-old law encouraging states to prohibit the sale of cigarettes to minors, many teens have easy access to tobacco, a new study concludes.
|Zyban: new scrutiny after nine deaths
|Health authorities are investigating the deaths of nine Australians to establish whether their use of the controversial anti-smoking drug Zyban was a contributing factor.
|Wave of litigation sweeps states, big cities over lead, tobacco, guns
|WASHINGTON - The Missouri Legislature's final days this week could be worth 0 million or more to a handful of politically well-connected attorneys who represented the state in talks that led to the settlement with the tobacco industry in 1998.
|Governments seek share of tobacco millions
|AIKEN - Local governments are lining up to try for a share of a million fund for infrastructure improvements that could boost economic development in South Carolina.
|California Tobacco Class Action Certified, Billions in Claims
|San Diego, May 10 (Bloomberg) -- A lawsuit seeking restitution from tobacco companies for every Californian who's bought cigarettes can proceed, a state judge ruled.
|Study shows smoking dorms breed new smokers
|(U-WIRE) ORONO, Maine -- Many colleges and universities will be paying close attention to a recent study concerning smoke-free dormitories. The Harvard School of Public Health completed a survey examining the smoking behaviors of 4,495 students at 101 sch