|More Evidence That Smoking Moms Have Smoking Kids
|WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US researchers said on Tuesday they had found more evidence that the children of women who smoke while pregnant may be predisposed to try tobacco at an early age.
|Fla. Gov. Bush Signs Tobacco Bill
|TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Jeb Bush signed legislation Tuesday to ease the pain for tobacco companies facing a possible multibillion dollar verdict in a Miami class-action lawsuit they say may force them into bankruptcy.
|TFK Condemns Vote to Block Funding for DOJ Lawsuit
|WASHINGTON, May 9 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free
Kids condemned the Senate Appropriations Committee's vote today to
block funding for the U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against the
|Both sides' antismoking ads are the latest focus of tobacco war
|Almost three months into a national antismoking ad campaign paid for by the tobacco industry, tobacco companies and antismoking advocates remain at odds over what works, what doesn't - and what constitutes a fair fight.
|Big Tobacco in the balance
|A week tomorrow, 12 jurors in Florida will meet to decide whether, and by how much, they should punish the tobacco industry. The case, which is expected to last for up to two months, is already being hailed as a landmark.
|Former tobacco executives tells students about health risks of smoking and more
|Students at Truman High School saw "The Insider" on Friday. Not the movie -- the man.
|Lawmakers Insulate Tobacco Cos.
|TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The Legislature approved a measure Friday aimed at protecting tobacco companies from financial ruin brought on by damages in a class action lawsuit by capping how much they must pay to appeal those damages.
|Lawmakers differ on plans for tobacco money
|TALLAHASSEE -- The state House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to give Florida leaders leeway to trade half of the state's tobacco billions for other investments.
|Reynolds' Lawyer Says Brooklyn Man Made `Adult Choice' to Smoke
|Brooklyn, New York, May 3 (Bloomberg) -- R.J. Reynolds
Tobacco Holdings Inc. opened its defense in a lawsuit brought by
an ex-smoker who suffers from lung cancer and emphysema, saying
the Brooklyn man was fully aware of the risks of cigarettes during
|Tough Youth Tobacco Laws Linked to Lower Crime Rates
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Laws that prohibit minors from buying cigarettes may help to lower crime rates, results of a preliminary study suggest.
|Florida Deal Shelters Tobacco Payments
|TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - Florida lawmakers passed a bill on Friday to shelter the state's 0 million in annual tobacco-industry payments threatened by a Miami class-action suit that could punish the cigarette companies with potentially crippling punitive