|Council bans cigarette vending machines
|Cigarette vending machines are out, and tobacco will soon be moving behind store counters in Laguna Beach.
|Students of all ages gather to protest habit, encourage legislators
|Death stood quietly at her side.
|Insurer Cigna Censured Tobacco News
|MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Cigna, one of the nation's largest health insurers, eliminated negative references to smoking in a newsletter it produced for employees of tobacco giant Philip Morris, Cigna confirmed Thursday.
|Vitamin E may prevent smoking damage to arteries
|NEW YORK, Feb 01 (Reuters Health) -- Taking vitamin E supplements may help protect the cells that line arteries from damage immediately after cigarette smoking, but do not appear to reverse the long-term arterial damage caused by smoking, Austrian researc
|House gives final approval to tobacco trust fund
|JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A plan to deposit billions of dollars from the national tobacco settlement into a trust fund is on its way to the Missouri Senate.
|US adolescents less likely to smoke, watch TV
|NEW YORK, Feb 01 (Reuters Health) -- Overall, adolescents in the US are less likely to smoke, drink and watch TV than their counterparts in many countries around the world, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report released on Monday.
|Missouri bills would ban possession of cigarettes by minors
|JEFFERSON CITY -- As the Missouri House was approving a plan Tuesday to set up a trust fund for money from the state's tobacco settlement, three Democratic lawmakers began a new assault on underage smoking.
|RadioShack Partners With the American Lung Association on the Big Ride Across America
|FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack, America's largest consumer-electronics retailer has signed on to support the American Lung Association's premier cross-country cycling event. The event, now known as the RadioShack Big Ride Across Amer
|National Complaint Amended Against Tobacco Industry and Political Defendants
|LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2000--The multibillion-dollar complaint against the big five tobacco companies has been expanded in a new First Amended Complaint, filed yesterday in the U.S. District Court, Central District of California.
|Jurors Hear Cancer-Tobacco Case
|MIAMI (AP) - A housewife told lawyers eight months before she died of lung cancer that she started sneaking cigarettes in the seventh grade because she thought smoking was ``cool'' and grown-up.
|Tobacco Ad Restrictions Blocked
|BOSTON (AP) - The tobacco industry, battling state regulations on tobacco advertising near schools, won a minor victory Wednesday when a federal appeals court blocked implementation of the new rules.