|Tobacco Co. Beginning Direct Sales
|LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Brown & Williamson Tobacco hopes to do for cigarettes what L.L. Bean has done for khakis.
|Philip Morris Admits Smoking Deadly
|GENEVA (AP) - Major tobacco companies have admitted to the World Health Organization that cigarettes are addictive and harmful, but have said they will resist tough global controls.
|U.S. asks judge to reinstate part of tobacco claims
|WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge on Friday to reconsider her decision dismissing one count of its lawsuit seeking to recover money spent by the federal government on smoking-related illnesses.
|International Cigarette Smuggling Rages Out of Control
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Only a multilateral convention similar to that used to control international arms sales can hope to stop billions of dollars in cigarette smuggling, researchers report.
|Hospital Employees Are Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Though indoor smoking is banned at medical centers, many employees continue to smoke, thereby exposing a significant percentage of non-smoking employees to secondhand smoke, according to results of a recent survey.
|Investigational drug study may determine if lung cancer is preventable in cigarette smokers
|CHICAGO --- Researchers at The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University are seeking participants for a study of an investigational drug that may prevent cigarette smokers from developing lung cancer.
|Harvard Study Links Tomato-Rich Foods and Carrots to Reduced Risk Of Lung Cancer
|NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by a team of Harvard researchers links diets rich in tomato-based foods and carrots to reduced risk of lung cancer. Each year in the United States, over 150,000 men and women die of lung cancer -- mo
|Tobacco settlement money funds hard-hitting ads
|Gloved hands squeeze gobs of fatty deposits from the aorta of a deceased, 32-year-old smoker.
|County gets boost in war on tobacco
|Anti-smoking efforts in Snohomish County got a quarter-million-dollar windfall Tuesday, its share of the million Washington will receive this year from tobacco companies.
|WHO and Big Tobacco face off at anti-smoking summit
|GENEVA, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The world's top cigarette makers and their arch rival, the World Health Organisation, face off in unprecedented public hearings in Geneva on Thursday and Friday to debate a potentially industry-hobbling anti-tobacco pact.
|Public Hearings on the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
|The World Health Organization (WHO) will conduct two days of public hearings on the proposed Framework Convention on Tobacco Control from 12-13 October 2000. The hearings, a first in WHO's history, will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Geneva Inte