|"Safe" Cigarettes No Longer Safe
|MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, USA--As recently as 1994, the senior executives of seven tobacco companies stood before a congressional subcommittee and swore that they did not believe nicotine was addictive. The companies' own internal documents, made public in
|Georgia Awards Mil. Smoke-Out Account
|Austin Kelley advertising has won the marketing business for Georgia's anti-smoking initiative.
|House passed version of the bill last week - Senate panel kills bill to sell tobacco payout
|RICHMOND - A suspicious Senate Finance Committee effectively killed legislation Tuesday that would have allowed Virginia to sell half of its stake in the national tobacco settlement to investors and use the proceeds to assist farmers and tobacco-dependent
|Village's Smoking Ban Assailed in Court
|The Friendship Heights smoking ban went on trial yesterday, with those seeking to overturn it arguing that the village does not have the authority to prohibit the use of tobacco products on publicly maintained property such as sidewalks and parks.
|U. Pittsburgh program helps smokers Q.U.I.T. their addiction
|(U-WIRE) PITTSBURGH -- On the TV screen, a burning cigarette is held between the index and middle fingers of a woman's manicured hand. Sparks of red, orange, black and brown appear on the tip of the cigarette after the woman brings the filter to her lips
|Michigan lags in war on tobacco
|Michigan ranks near the bottom nationally in how much it spends on smoking prevention and cessation and is missing a key opportunity to cut smoking rates and improve its citizens' health.
|Carcinogens Removed From Cigarette Smoke
|One tobacco company has found a way to produce a cigarette that smokes just like the old stand-by, but with fewer cancer-causing agents. In fact, the cigarettes will soon be virtually free of the addictive agent nicotine as well as nitrosamines, another t
|CDC Pushes Anti-Smoking Campaigns
|ATLANTA (AP) - Federal health officials urged states Thursday to devote more money from the national tobacco settlement to anti-smoking campaigns, calling the windfall the greatest opportunity to save lives since the development of the polio vaccine.
|Moms' Smoking May Lead to Baby's Asthma
|THURSDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthScout) -- If you're pregnant and smoking, you're smoking for two, and your baby may develop the asthma to prove it, suggests new research.
|Poll: Most American Smokers Try to Quit, But Can't
|WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An overwhelming majority of smokers continue to light up even though they are well aware of the hazards of smoking and most say they want to quit but cannot kick the habit, according to a Harris Poll released on Wednesday.
|Tobacco settlement money misses target in Lamar County
|A portion of the tobacco settlement to compensate Texas and other states for indigent care related to smoking illness and disease was also supposed to fund education to prevent another generation from the hazards of smoking.