|Tobacco firms will ask court to cancel label rules
|OTTAWA - Canada's tobacco companies are planning legal action to stop the federal government from implementing labelling regulations on cigarette packages, sources said.
|Judge KO's Tobacco Try on Damages
|MIAMI (AP) - The judge in the landmark Florida smokers trial Thursday told the jury it could award punitive damages well beyond the .3 billion the nation's five biggest tobacco companies claim is their combined net worth.
|Cigarette makers challenge Canada's labeling law
|MONTREAL, July 6 (Reuters) - Canada's Imperial Tobacco said on Thursday it and two other big Canadian cigarette manufacturers have launched a legal challenge of new federal rules requiring graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging.
|Smoking Enhances Cognitive Capability, Yale Researcher Shows; Link May Explain Why Most Schizophrenics Smoke
|NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 6 (AScribe News) -- A study conducted by Yale University researchers suggests that nicotine enhances the cognitive functions of the brain and may explain why many schizophrenics are heavy smokers.
|Quit Line helps Oregon State U. students quit smoking
|(U-WIRE) CORVALLIS, Ore. -- After 20 years of smoking, Mary Martin decided to quit for her 40th birthday. The Oregon State University senior became one of the 15,000 Oregonians who have called the The Oregon Tobacco Quit Line in the past 18 months.
|U.S. judge strikes blow to Canadian tobacco lawsuit
|VANCOUVER, July 4 (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court judge has struck a blow to Canada's billion lawsuit against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings that accused the tobacco giant and its subsidiaries of cigarette smuggling.
|Central Europe to See Rise in Cancer Deaths
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of deaths from cancers related to alcohol and tobacco use will rise dramatically in several central European countries over the next ten years, according to French researchers.
|Canada says might appeal U.S. tobacco decision
|OTTAWA, July 5 (Reuters) - The Canadian government said on Wednesday it might appeal a U.S. court decision dismissing its -billion lawsuit against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings and its subsidiaries.
|Tobacco pool is drawing in some smaller area counties
|(July 5, 2000) -- Like lottery players opting for the upfront lump sum, numerous New York counties want a wad of cash now instead of decades of lawsuit settlement payments from the tobacco industry.
|Doctors offered anti-smoking guidelines
|In an effort to help doctors more effectively treat smokers who want to quit, a U.S. panel headed by a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor has released new guidelines to help fight tobacco dependence.
|Tobacco settlement will pay for anti-smoking program
|METRO EAST - Tobacco companies, which have produced cigarettes for decades, will fund programs in the Metro East designed to encourage people to stop lighting up.