|Star Scientific markets less toxic cigarette
|CHESTER, Va., Oct 2 (Reuters) - Star Scientific Inc., a small tobacco company, said on Monday it has begun test market sales in Virginia and Kentucky of a new cigarette which has lower levels of some cancer-causing toxins.
|Tobacco Claims Case Opens in Norway
|OSLO, Norway (AP) - Norway's first court case against the tobacco industry to claim compensation for a smoking-related illness opened on Monday.
|Another Oregon Town May Become Smoke-Free
|Voters may get to decide whether smoking is banned in Albany workplaces.
|Top-level fuss over tobacco billions
|With the control of billions of dollars at stake, Beacon Hill power brokers are engaging in a furious, behind-the-scenes struggle over who will manage the assets, award the lucrative investment contracts, and dole out the high-paying jobs to run the newly
|Weak-willed smokers can blame genes
|Light up, take a puff and blame your parents. Smoking, apparently, is in the genes. In a snub to those who blame peer pressure, rock stars and Formula One, an American study has proved for the first time that the habit of smoking regularly is largely inhe
|Smoke--Even Secondhand--Impairs Fertility
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smoking, or even exposure to secondhand smoke, can make it more difficult for a woman to conceive a child, British researchers report.
|D.C. Man Sues Tobacco Firms
|A D.C. man with lung cancer has filed a 0 million lawsuit against three tobacco companies and the neighborhood market that sold him cigarettes, according to D.C. Superior Court records.
|S. Africa Adopts Anti-Smoking Law
|PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - South Africa adopted strict new regulations Friday that ban tobacco advertising, limit smoking in the workplace and force bars and restaurants to build separate smoking sections.
|Ethnicity, maternal weight gain, and stress linked with postpartum smoking relapse
|African-American women who stop smoking during their pregnancies are one-and-a-half to two times more likely than their Caucasian counterparts to relapse and resume smoking within a few months of giving birth, according to new research.
|State tobacco control policies may result in lower teen smoking rates
|A preliminary state-by-state analysis suggests that state tobacco policies may have a measurable effect on teen smoking rates.
|Anti-smoke laws usher in drastic lifestyle changes
|Johannesburg â€“ The lifestyle of millions of South Africans is set to change drastically on Friday when new smoking regulations, that bans smoking in public places, comes into effect.