|Idaho State will see less tobacco money in 2001
|The initial allocation of earnings on Idaho's tobacco settlement has been cut back by just over 5 percent because declining cigarette sales reduced the anticipated industry payments to the state this past year.
|Nevada first state to get judgment under tobacco settlement law
|CARSON CITY (AP) - A Reno judge's ruling has apparently made Nevada the first state to get a judgment against a cigarette manufacturer under terms of a national settlement, the attorney general's office said Thursday.
|Graphic Labels Confront Canadian Smokers, Real-life images show the ravages of tobacco use
|Ottawa -- With the first stroke of the New Year, Canada ushered in the
biggest, boldest and most shocking cigarette warning labels in the world.
The labels carry not just words but alarming color photos that graphically
depict the ravages of smoking
|Groups Request Investigation of Philip Morris Schoolbook Covers
|Commercial Alert, child advocates and public health organizations sent a letter today to National Association of Attorneys General President Andrew Ketterer, Attorney General of Maine, requesting an investigation of whether Philip Morris Cos. is luring ch
|Tobacco companies give 5,000 to campaigns
|Knowing that the Oregon Legislature would examine cigarette taxes and indoor air regulations this year, tobacco companies contributed more than 5,000 to last year's legislative campaigns in the state.
|Kicking Butt for the New Year
|IF YOUR New Year's resolution is to quit smoking, try hitting the Web. A six-week smoking cessation program called Ready, Set, Stop! Online claims a 28 percent success rate. That's 10 percent higher than the average stop-smoking program, according to the
|Funds in Cig War Pole Blasted for Unspent
|Sixteen months ago, the Nassau County Legislature set aside million in tobacco settlement money for anti-smoking programs over the next four years.
|State set to use tobacco fund
|MONTPELIER - After more than two years of debate on how to spend the multi-million dollar settlement from the tobacco industry, the state will put to use the first .65 million payment next month.
|Md. Law Restricting Cigarette Machines Takes Effect Today
|As Maryland rings in the new year, authorities today begin to enforce tough new restrictions on cigarette vending machines, a small victory in a decade-long battle to cut off the flow of cigarettes to children.
|Study: Less Smoking May Not Help
|WASHINGTON- Your New Year's resolution was to cut back on cigarettes this year, hoping to lower those nasty health risks. Don't be too sure simply smoking less will truly improve your health.
|Baby Sitters May Expose Infants to Second-Hand Smoke
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While some mothers who puff on cigarettes attempt to protect their infants from the smoke, researchers believe they may be ignoring other sources of second-hand smoke--such as baby sitters or relatives in the home.