|Chase Issues Payments of Over .8 Million to Florida Tobacco Growers
|NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 1, 2000-- The Chase Manhattan Bank, lead subsidiary of The Chase Manhattan Corporation announced today that it has issued payments of over .8 million to Florida tobacco quota owners and producers who applied for first
|Teen-age smokers need special help to quit
|Nicotine patches work for adult smokers who want to quit but not for teen-agers, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., have found.
|Philip Morris U.S.A. Introduces Newest Youth Smoking Prevention Ad During Super Bowl XXXIV
|NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--January 31, 2000-- On Sunday, January 30, 2000, Philip Morris U.S.A. introduced its newest youth smoking prevention ad during halftime of Super Bowl XXXIV. The ad, titled 'My Reasons' and aimed at youth ages 10 to 14, is designe
|Disneyland further restricts smoking
|LOS ANGELES, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Smoking at Disneyland has been limited to four areas, one outside the main gate of the Anaheim theme park, a Disney representative said on Sunday.
|Tobacco Fee Arbitration Panel Announces Unanimous Kansas Decision
|NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tobacco Fee Arbitration Panel announced today a unanimous decision regarding attorneys' fees for outside counsel retained by the State of Kansas in the 1998 state tobacco litigation settlement.
|Calif. coalition puts tobacco initiative on hold
|SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - A coalition of some of the state's largest medical groups has shelved an initiative drive to require California to use its share of the 6 billion tobacco settlement on health care, a coalition spokesman said Monday.
|Federal Agency: 1 in 8 in Middle School Use Tobacco
|ATLANTA (Reuters) - One in eight middle school students uses tobacco in some form, including unfiltered Asian cigarettes that can be more hazardous than domestic brands, U.S. health officials said on Thursday.
|Third World Urged Throw Out Tobacco Firms
|CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A top global anti-tobacco expert on Friday urged developing nations, particularly those in Africa, to cut off their markets to tobacco firms fleeing health lawsuits and shrinking demand in the West.
|Mayo study advises pregnant smokers use patch instead of cigarettes
|A new study suggests that it may be safer for pregnant smokers to use the nicotine patch than it is to keep smoking.
|Republicans resist plan to spend tobacco settlement money in '00
|INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Frank O'Bannon tried to put public pressure on legislators to spend some of Indiana's tobacco settlement money this year, but a Senate committee approved a plan Thursday that wouldn't spend a dime in 2000.
|Teen smokers could lose license
|COLUMBUS - Teenagers who smoke could lose their drivers' licenses under a bill being considered in the Ohio Senate.