|Environmental Smoke Exposure Linked to Illness
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is ample evidence that smoking is bad for your health. It is also known that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke may lead to respiratory illness in children. But according to researchers in Hong Kong, the ''evidence o
|Analysis of study looks at why quitters return to smoking
|Chicago (August 7, 2000) -- Data presented today from an analysis of a study evaluating maintenance use of ZYBANÂ® (bupropion HCl) Sustained-Release 150 mg Tablets may shed some light on the challenges faced by people who try to quit smoking but subsequen
|Lawsuit opposition group tied to tobacco
|A Louisiana organization working to stop frivolous lawsuits was started with the help of donations from tobacco companies, a study has found.
|Bush would halt tobacco suit / He'd end U.S. effort, retain deal with states
|ABOARD THE BUSH CAMPAIGN TRAIN, Mich. -- A Bush administration would not continue the Justice Department's suit against the tobacco industry to recover Medicare costs, Republican presidential nominee George W. Bush said yesterday during an interview with
|Tobacco task force lacks membership
|TALLAHASSEE -- The sense of urgency that prompted the Legislature to authorize a task force that would study ways to protect the state's income from tobacco companies has apparently disappeared since the end of the legislative session.
|International Tobacco Control Experts To Hold Briefing During 11th
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health
|CHICAGO, August 4 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Tobacco control experts from four continents will hold a media briefing on the proposed international tobacco treaty, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, during the World Conference on Tobacco OR Health, being
|Compelling New Evidence on the Benefits of Quitting Smoking
|You've heard plenty about the health benefits of quitting smoking. Now British researchers have provided more compelling evidence of just how significant those benefits can be.
|North Carolina Tobacco Heads to Auction
|RICHLANDS, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina tobacco farmers will begin hauling their freshly cured crop to auction this week amid growing concerns that production cuts and a steady rise in contract farming threaten a way of life in rural communities throug
|Tobacco firms united to contest health risks-study
|LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Seven of the world's leading tobacco firms cooperated for more than two decades in denying the health risks of smoking and designed strategies to reassure smokers, according to a study published on Friday.
|Smoke-Free Begins at Home
|THURSDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthSCOUT) -- The best way for parents to keep children from becoming smokers is to ban smoking in the home, a study finds.
|Mass. State Anti-Smoking Efforts Successful - Study
|CHICAGO (Reuters) - Massachusetts' 7-year-old anti-smoking campaign featuring hard-hitting advertisements, treatment programs and other efforts has succeeded in reducing the state's smoking rates below the national average, researchers said on Friday.