|Surgeon General Says Smoking Could Be Halved
|CHICAGO (Reuters) - Summoning the ``collective will'' to implement proven anti-smoking strategies could halve the U.S. smoking rate in a decade and ultimately eliminate tobacco use, U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher said on Wednesday.
|Golden State Smokes Rest of Nation
|THURSDAY, March 9 (HealthSCOUT) -- California's aggressive anti-tobacco measures are the likely reason adult smoking rates have continued dropping while the rate in the rest of the nation has flattened for adults, say researchers.
|AMA Applauds Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco Use
|CHICAGO, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Randolph D. Smoak, Jr., MD, President, American Medical Association:
``The American Medical Association (AMA) strongly supports the conclusions of the latest report on smoking a
|Clinton Statement on Surgeon General's Report
|WASHINGTON, August 8 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The following statement
was released today by the White House:
|State enforcers to smoke out tobacco funds
|The Utah Attorney General's office has announced the creation of a department to guarantee the state gets the nearly billion coming from tobacco giants.
|Smoking ban isn't appealing to schools
|Local school officials say that an appeal from Gov. Jim Hunt to develop ''Tobacco-Free School Zones'' has not made them change their smoking policies.
|Tobacco Whistleblowers Get Warm Reception at Health Meeting
|CHICAGO (Reuters Health) - An appearance by tobacco industry whistleblowers packed the house at the 11th World Conference on Tobacco Or Health here Wednesday. The audience of tobacco control researchers, public health workers and others frequently broke o
|Teen Addiction to Nicotine Important, But Hard to Measure
|CHICAGO (Reuters Health) - In order to battle teen smoking, it is important to know when teenage smokers cross over from experimentation to tobacco dependence or addiction; but that point is hard to determine, according to presentations made here Wednesda
|Students Continue to Smoke in Worrisome Numbers
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The bad news is, college students in large numbers continue to use tobacco products. And the 'good' news? Only a small minority of students smoke cigarettes or cigars on a daily basis.
|Home Ban on Smoking May Keep Teens From Starting
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smoking is prohibited in schools, most workplaces, and many public areas in the United States. Of the many places that ban smoking, a ban on the habit at home is the most effective at stopping teens from starting to smoke, acco
|'Safer' Cigarettes May Hinder Anti-Tobacco Efforts
|CHICAGO (Reuters Health) - A ``safer'' cigarette may be dangerous to efforts to reduce smoking, according to presentations here at the 11th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health on Tuesday.