|Turlington Speaks Against Smoking
|ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Christy Turlington described her father's battle with lung cancer and her own struggle to overcome smoking in an address to dozens of teens at an anti-tobacco summit.
|Stopping Tobacco Use Before It Starts
|An innovative program in New Hampshire that teaches students teaches about the dangers of tobacco is receiving national recognition. What makes it unique is that the program involves kids teaching other kids.
|MEPs Vote on Tough New Cigarette Warnings
|STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Cigarette makers will be forced to increase the size of health warnings on packets and stop using descriptions such as ``mild,'' ``lights'' and ``low tar'' under draft European Union laws to be voted on by the European Parli
|A Stiff Drink With Your Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In findings that suggest regular drinking may influence lung cancer risk in smokers, researchers have discovered that people with lung cancer who are drinkers are more likely to have a specific type of gene mutation in their tu
|UK MPs lash tobacco industry, lack of regulation
|LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) - An influential body of British politicians on Wednesday condemned the behaviour of the tobacco industry, saying the lack of regulation was lamentable.
|Tobacco firms urge UK government to talk to them
|LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) - UK tobacco firms on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to a call by politicians for the industry to be independently regulated, but warned that little could be done if the government refused to talk to them.
|EU Backs Bigger Tobacco Warnings
|STRASBOURG, France (AP) - The European Parliament endorsed anti-smoking measures Wednesday that require tobacco makers to print health warnings covering almost half of a pack of cigarettes and cut the amount of tar and nicotine.
|Philip Morris weighed ending U.S. tobacco business-CEO
|MIAMI, June 14 (Reuters) - The head of America's biggest cigarette company testified on Wednesday that the maker of Marlboros had considered exiting the U.S. tobacco business in the face of lawsuits now numbering more than 1,000.
|In court, tobacco executive condemns youth smoking
|The top executive of Philip Morris, who took over the nation's largest cigarette company when the tobacco industry was under siege, admitted Monday that his company should do more to discourage children from smoking.
|Tobacco CEO Issues Price Warning
|MIAMI (AP) - The head of the nation's No. 1 tobacco company told a jury Tuesday he will have to raise cigarette prices if ordered to pay a damage award.
|Calif. Council Rejects Proposal
|SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A proposal to use tobacco settlement money to provide health care to every uninsured child was voted down Tuesday by the city council.