|Hearing set on whether tobacco trial should move to federal court
|A federal judge in Miami said she would hear arguments on Nov. 7 to determine whether the statewide class action case against Big Tobacco should be moved to U.S. District Court.
|'Fire-Safe' Cigarettes Withheld From Consumers
|THURSDAY, July 1 (HealthScout) -- Concealing research on the addictive powers of nicotine may not have been the only information the tobacco industry has been hiding. According to the latest issue of a newsletter that follows the tobacco business, New Yor
|Co says judge finds gray market cigarettes violate U.S. law
|NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) - A judge's finding that the import of gray market cigarettes, intended for export but sold domestically, violates U.S. laws, a move that may help thwart illegal U.S. cigarette distribution, Brown & Williamson Tobacco said on Tu
|Tight Supply May Mean Higher US Tobacco Prices This Year
|As if huge legal judgments and widespread social opprobrium weren't enough, the major cigarette companies have another issue to contend with now - rising prices for tobacco.
|States Reach Deal With Smoking Co.
|HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A company that claimed it could help people stop smoking in seven days has reached an agreement with 12 states to stop making misleading statements and pay them a total of ,000.
|C. Everett Koop Calls on Delegates to Battle Tobacco Industry
|CHICAGO (Reuters Health) - Former US Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop told delegates at the 11th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health that it is the tobacco industry--not smoking or smokers--that they should be battling.
|Anti-Tobacco Advocates Get Tips on Strategy, Tactics
|CHICAGO (Reuters Health) - Successful leaders of environmental and peace advocacy groups offered advice on strategy and tactics to delegates last week at the 11th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health in Chicago.
|Tobacco Companies Shift to In-Store Advertising
|CHICAGO (Reuters Health) - Tobacco advertisements and displays in stores are increasingly common and often in areas that are easily viewed by children, according to presentations at the 11th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health, held in Chicago, Illinois
|Tobacco Kills 625,000 in the Americas Each Year
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At least 625,000 individuals in the Americas die each year from tobacco use, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Tobacco use seems to be on the rise in most countries in the Americas, and the PAHO are urgi
|Tobacco Shares Jump After Analyst Report
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of U.S. tobacco companies bolted higher on Friday morning, after a prominent Wall Street analyst said Philip Morris and Loews shares were severely undervalued.
|SmokeLess States Announces Million Expansion
|CHICAGO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The SmokeLess States National Tobacco Prevention and Control Program of the American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that it will expand by million in September, more than doubling its current size. Funded by