|Tobacco Companies Lift Cigarette Prices
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - The nation's leading tobacco companies said on Friday that they will raise the wholesale price of cigarettes by 13 cents per pack, effective Monday.
|Lung cancer still number one cause of cancer deaths
|NEW YORK, Jan 13 (Reuters Health) -- Lung, breast and prostate cancers will continue to be the top three cancer killers of Americans in the coming year, according to the report 'Cancer Facts & Figures 2000,' released by the American Cancer Society (ACS).
|New campaign warns that nicotine can cause impotence in men
|PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Hoping to eliminate the popular, sexy image of smoking cigarettes, Oregon's new anti-smoking campaign warns that nicotine can cause impotence in men.
|Advocates want .4 million to battle teen smoking
|A coalition of anti-smoking groups yesterday prodded Gov. Paul Patton to earmark .4 million in tobacco-settlement money to fight teen-age smoking. Using those dollars to prevent and stop smoking by young people in Kentucky would be "the best investment
|How the Most Popular Substances Affect Your Brain, Body and Behavior
|With names such as ecstasy, clarity, roofies, bidis, yellow sunshine and pina colada, they sound intoxicating and exotic. And they are. To many people, drugs seem to offer possibilities of making life better, more interesting, more exciting, more varied,
|Bush Plans Sale to Secure Tobacco Funds
|Gov. Jeb Bush next week will propose selling roughly half of the revenue from Florida's estimated .4 billion tobacco settlement to investors and investing the proceeds in an endowment fund in an effort to assure a more predictable long-term payoff.
|Patton: million for kids
|FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Exceeding the expectations of even the most optimistic child advocates, Gov. Paul Patton proposed an ambitious plan yesterday to spend million in tobacco settlement money over the next two years to help Kentucky's youngest children g
|High hopes for state smokers' 'quit line'
|OLYMPIA -- Washington might set up the nation's most ambitious -- and expensive -- anti-smoking telephone hot line if the state's share of the national tobacco settlement survives Initiative 695 budget cuts.
|Health care, antismoking programs to benefit from tobacco settlement money
|LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California's share of a massive tobacco company settlement would fund health care for the poor, antismoking campaigns and research into tobacco-related diseases, according to a budget proposal released Monday.
|Delaware tobacco money may be set aside
|WILMINGTON - Two-thirds of the .2 million Delaware has received from the nation's leading tobacco manufacturers should be set aside in an endowment fund for the future.
That's the recommendation being offered to Gov. Thomas R. Carper and members of th
|Philip Morris Says It Has a Safer Paper
|The Philip Morris Companies is expected to announce today that it has developed technology that might reduce the number of fires started by cigarettes, a move that comes more than a decade after lawmakers and fire safety experts said the tobacco industry