|Angelos Says Md. Reneged On Tobacco Contract
|BALTIMORE, Dec. 22; Lawyer and Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos believes he's been "stabbed in the back" by Maryland's demand that Angelos seek his fees from cigarette makers before the state pays him for suing the tobacco industry, Angelos's lawyer told a
|Swedish Match and Gum Tech Form Joint Venture for Non-Tobacco Nicotine Products
|PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 1999--Swedish Match AB and Gum Tech International have reached an agreement in principle to form a joint venture to explore new business opportunities in the field of non-tobacco nicotine products. The joint venture will
|UK court rejects challenge against smoking report
|LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Britain's High Court on Tuesday dismissed a challenge by the tobacco industry against a government report on the dangers of passive smoking.
|Government of Canada Launches US Legal Action In Major Tobacco Smuggling Operation
|OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Canada filed a lawsuit today in the United States Federal Court against RJR-Macdonald Inc., RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc., several related companies, and the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers Cou
|An Online Aid for Surviving Cancer
|More people than ever are surviving cancer, health officials say; by one estimate, about 8.4 million Americans who have had cancer are alive today. But from this indisputable good news flows a host of new challenges for doctors and patients alike, as the
|Goal to reduce nationwide smoking won't be met
|NEW YORK, Dec 21 (Reuters Health) -- The nationwide goal to have only 15% of the population smoke by the year 2000 will not be met, according to researchers reporting in the November/December issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion.
|Gregoire and Liquor Control Board Crack Down On Internet Sales of Imported Cigarettes Aimed At Kids
|OLYMPIA, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 1999--Attorney General Christine Gregoire and the Washington State Liquor Control Board today announced several Internet tobacco merchants are getting a cease and desist order for selling ``bidis'' to children ran
|South Carolinians Want Tobacco Settlement Funds Used for Health Issues
|COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association of South Carolina (ALASC), in partnership with the American Cancer Society, released the results of a statewide survey designed to determine how South Carolinians believe monies from th
|Teen-smoking survey findings mixed
|The proportion of teen-agers who smoke a little bit declined modestly this year, but the rate of older teen-agers who smoke daily was up, according to a national survey on drug use.
|Dutch government says might sue tobacco industry
|AMSTERDAM, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The Netherlands is considering suing for damages from the country's tobacco industry for smoking-related health costs, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
|Tobacco Sales Disappoint Farmers
|LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A disappointing pre-Christmas burley tobacco sales season ended with farmers clinging to hope that tobacco companies will become more aggressive buyers when the auctions resume in January.