|Teen Smokers Need Help in Kicking the Habit
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many teen smokers try to kick the habit early on, but they generally don't succeed until their 30s. Teenaged smokers may need specially tailored treatments that can help them quit smoking, report researchers from the National I
|U.S. House OKs funds for tobacco lawsuit
|WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday voted decisively to let the Justice Department take money from other federal agencies so the department can pursue its lawsuit against ``Big Tobacco.''
|Smoke Trial Expert Testimony Barred
|MIAMI (AP) - Bennett LeBow, the chief executive of Liggett Group Inc., broke ranks with the rest of the tobacco industry three years ago to say smoking is deadly and addictive.
|States Hope to Hear on Tobacco Ad Changes
|SEATTLE (Reuters) - Top state attorneys general could hear sometime Thursday whether two or more major tobacco companies plan to follow Philip Morris Cos Inc.'s lead and pull cigarette ads out of magazines with high youth readership.
|Maverick cigarette CEO pledges war on Big Tobacco
|MIAMI, June 22 (Reuters) - The owner of Liggett, the discount cigarette-maker that helped state governments secure 6 billion from Big Tobacco, on Thursday told Miami jurors he was waging war against his industry to curb smoking.
|"Radioactive" cigarettes cited in Israeli lawsuit
|JERUSALEM, June 22 (Reuters) - An Israeli lawsuit against U.S. cigarette companies is citing an alleged internal Philip Morris memo as evidence that the biggest U.S. cigarette maker made cigarettes containing naturally radioactive tobacco.
|Legislators learn of plan to invest tobacco money
|LITTLE VALLEY - Cattaraugus County could be debt-free in 18 years, and have .8 million left over, by using tobacco-settlement money to create a capital reserve account.
|Judge To Let Liggett CEO Speak
|MIAMI - The chief executive of Liggett Group Inc. will have wide latitude to testify about his early break with the rest of the tobacco industry on the dangers of smoking, a judge ruled Thursday.
|Ex-CEO Speaks in Tobacco Case
|MIAMI (AP) - The dissident owner of the Liggett Group tobacco company told jurors considering punitive damages in a landmark smokers' case Thursday that he wants to stay in business so he can attack major cigarette makers from the inside.
|Testimony Resumes in Smokers Trial
|MIAMI (AP) - A singing cowboy, a storybook for preschoolers and a program called Buttkickers were described by a cigarette company executive in the industry's attempt to avoid a potentially crippling punitive damages from a jury.
|Tobacco Co. Notes Prevention Efforts
|MIAMI (AP) - Brown & Williamson highlighted its youth smoking prevention efforts Tuesday for the jury being asked by sick Florida smokers to impose potentially crushing punitive damages on the tobacco industry.