|Free-speech rights of Big Tobacco
|The tobacco industry is losing roughly 1.7 million paying customers each year. Some quit smoking. Others die.
|Smoking linked to teen depression
|Teenagers who are heavy smokers are more likely to suffer from depression than their peers, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
|Short-Term Nicotine Patch Use Effective
|LOS ANGELES (Reuters Health) - Smokers who want to try the nicotine patch but doubt their ability to stick to the 10-week course may now be able to get results within just four weeks, researchers report.
|Gene Makes It Harder to Quit Smoking
|April 22, 2001 (Dana Point, Calif.) -- Antidepressants can make it easier to quit smoking -- but at least one of these drugs doesn't work in people who carry a gene linked to addictive behavior.
|Pa. gets more tobacco-suit settlement funds
|Pennsylvania has received its fifth major payment, 0.5 million, as part of its billion settlement with the tobacco industry.
|First Sri Lankan case against tobacco company
|COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - The Supreme Court will hear the first case in Sri Lanka filed against a tobacco company, an independent newspaper reported Monday.
|Survey Shows Over 50% of Parents Worry Kids Might Try Smoking, Nearly All Think Schools Need to Teach Kids About Nicotine Addiction
|EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
Despite the myriad of anti-smoking campaigns and the millions of dollars being spent to warn children of the dangers of smoking and nicotine addiction, today's parents still worry that t
|Battered growers see hope in genetic engineering new life for tobacco?
|South Hill, Va. -- The salesman arrives in this worn-out tobacco town with a laptop and a pitch: He can save Virginia's No. 1 cash crop with the miracle of genetic engineering. Someday soon, he says, tobacco will save lives rather than hasten their end. A
|Target Market Holds First Statewide Board Meeting
|ST. PAUL, Minn., April 22 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Fresh from celebrating its one year anniversary, the youth tobacco prevention movement Target Market will hold its first statewide board meeting in St. Paul. Two hundred teens from all ove
|Bladder cancer risk higher for women smokers
|Women who are exposed to cigarette smoke are not only at higher risk of developing lung cancer than men, but they may also be at greater risk of bladder cancer, an American study shows.
|Screenings offered to fight neck cancer
|People who use tobacco or drink heavily are more likely to develop head and neck cancer is the message to be delivered Monday through April 29, National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, says the Association of Otolaryngology.