|Secondhand Smoke Invades Your Blood
|FRIDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthScout) -- If you thought dirty ashtrays and smelly drapes were the worst thing about living with a smoker, listen up.
|California's Tough Take on Tobacco Works; Cancer Drops
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Efforts to reduce smoking in the state of California over the last 10 years have paid off, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. The state is now seeing a decrease in the number of new
|Court Rejects Smokers' Class-Action Bid
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York appeals court late Wednesday unanimously rejected the class-action certification of a group of smokers seeking damages from major cigarette makers for illnesses allegedly caused by smoking.
|Cigarettes More Lethal Than Alcohol
|THURSDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthScout) -- A drink in one hand, a cigarette in the other. Which is more lethal?
|America Too Tolerant of Tobacco, Survey Shows
|Nov. 28, 2000 (Washington) -- Public health messages on the dangers of smoking have gotten through to most Americans. But according to a compelling new national survey of the nation's habits and attitudes on smoking, many of us continue to maintain a smok
|Supermodel to front anti-smoking campaign
|Supermodel Christy Turlington, whose own father died of lung cancer, is fronting a new government anti-smoking campaign.
|County allocates tobacco money
|The estimated million a year Alameda County will receive will go for health-related capital projects, health initiatives for children and indigent people and on public health.
|Tobacco Firm's Gift Viewed as a Marketing Smoke Screen
|Philip Morris Cos. has fired up tobacco critics by mailing 13 million free illustrated book jackets to schools nationwide.
|Tobacco smuggling at record level
|Customs officers expect to seize a record 2bn smuggled cigarettes this year as organised gangs using giant containers increasingly take over an illegal trade once dominated by bootleggers and white van man.
|Mentally Ill Make Up Nearly Half Of U.S. Tobacco Market And Are Twice As Likely To Smoke As Non Mentally Ill Americans
|Boston, Ma.- Harvard medical researchers have concluded that Americans with mental illness are nearly twice as likely to smoke cigarettes as people with no mental illness. The study, appearing in todayâ€™s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA
|Californians Drink Up Smoking Ban
|MONDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthScout) --Smoke-filled taverns are about as hard to find in California these days as a set of snow tires. But nearly three-fourths of California bar-goers seem to like it that way, claims a new poll.