|Foes of teen smoking hope Hunt will prove strong ally
|Less than four years ago, an angry Gov. Jim Hunt summoned the news media to a Pitt County tobacco field to rail against proposed federal rules intended to curb teenage smoking. He said the rules would ruin the state's leaf growers.
|REVEALED: The best and worst ways to quit smoking
|The thought of giving up smoking can be daunting for smokers, especially those who have tried before and failed. Here Patricia Ryan looks at what works and what doesn't
|Acupuncture may not help smokers kick the habit
|NEW YORK, Jan 07 (Reuters Health) -- Smokers planning to ''kick the habit'' should not depend on acupuncture for help, according to a report published in the journal Tobacco Control.
|Anti-Smoking Campaign Launched in Sweden
|STOCKHOLM (Jan. 4) Sweden, the forerunner in the world in helping smokers quit the unhealthy habit, has launched a fresh anti-smoking campaign nationwide since the start of the new year.
|R.J. Reynolds Tobacco '99 U.S. shipments off 12.7 pct
|WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan 6 (Reuters) - R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, on Thursday said its U.S. shipment volume fell 12.7 percent from 1998 levels due to higher prices.
|Reynolds Tobacco Pleased With Dismissal of California Prop. 65 Suit
|WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company today said it was very pleased that a San Diego judge has dismissed claims that the tobacco industry was required, and failed, to warn nonsmokers about the state of California's con
|The American Cancer Society to Hold Cancer and More Conference
|STATESBORO, Ga., Jan 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society will hold the second annual Cancer and More conference for health care professionals in Georgia and South Carolina on Thursday, January 27 at the Ogeechee Technical Institute in Statesboro
|Genetics, Gender And a Cancer Risk
|A gene that is more active in women than in men may explain why female smokers are more than twice as likely to develop lung cancer as male smokers, researchers say.
Teenagers Smoking? Call Police
|RIDGEWOOD , N.J. -- EVERYONE agrees that teenage smoking is a scourge. It's ugly. It stinks. It's unhealthy.
|Tobacco specialist's advice to farmers: Tighten your belts
|A tobacco specialist from N.C. State University advised local tobacco farmers to consider penny-pinching tactics to soften the effect of continued quota cuts.
|Philip Morris unit to shut Argentine plant
|BUENOS AIRES, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The Argentine subsidiary of tobacco giant Philip Morris Cos Inc. said Wednesday it would shut down a plant employing 500 workers because a tax increase on cigarettes.