|Computers Help Combat Smoking
|SUNDAY, Sept. 3 (HealthSCOUT) -- If you smoke and can also chew gum and type at the same time, you now have a new way to quit.
|400 Respond to U.N. Tobacco Survey
|GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization said Friday it had received more than 400 responses to a request for views on the creation of a treaty for global tobacco control.
|Tobacco Industry Outlines Challenge
|MIAMI (AP) - The tobacco industry is asking a federal judge to oversee the case in which thousands of sick Florida smokers won a 5 billion verdict against cigarette makers.
|Appeals court rejects lawsuit against cigarette makers
|CINCINNATI (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an Akron man's lawsuit against two cigarette makers over the 1997 death of his wife, a smoker.
|Smokers' family at risk of stroke
|SCIENTISTS have identified how parents who smoke make their children more likely to have heart disease or a stroke.
|Tobacco Companies Asks U.S. Judge to Preside Over Class Action
|Miami, Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Philip Morris Cos. and other U.S. tobacco companies urged a federal judge not to send the first class-action lawsuit over smoking-related damages that's gone to trial back to the state court that last month assessed 5 in p
|Philip Morris gives mixed response to WHO proposals
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philip Morris, the world's largest cigarette company, on Thursday told the World Health Organization it would cooperate in efforts to control tobacco use, but said it opposed some of WHO's harsher proposals.
|Groups Urged: Reject Philip Morris
|LOS ANGELES (AP) - Smoking opponents say community groups should reject donations from Philip Morris Cos. Inc., accusing the tobacco and food company of using charity to curry favor with politicians and to deceive the public.
|New study highlights teen cigarette brands
|WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Black teens overwhelmingly choose Newport cigarettes while white and Hispanic teens prefer Marlboro, according to a study on Thursday that anti-smoking groups said proved the power of brand advertising.
|British American Tobacco urges ``cooperation'' on smoking health
|LONDON (Reuters) - British American Tobacco (BAT), seeking to stave off global regulation on smoking and health, said on Tuesday it had proposed to the World Health Organisation ``a climate of genuine cooperation.''
|Tobacco sales cut could hurt U. Texas System funds
|(U-WIRE) AUSTIN, Texas -- Several University of Texas System schools' endowments that are funded by large tobacco company settlements could lose money if tobacco sales keep dropping, Texas Department of Health officials said Friday.