|'Are Your Kids Sending You Smoke Signals?' E-chat with Brown & Williamson
|LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ``Are your children sending you smoke signals?'' is the title of the second ``Virtual Town Hall Meeting'' e-chat which will be hosted by Brown & Williamson Tobacco on Wednesday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. EST.
|New Jersey State Superior Court Denies Class Action Case Against Tobacco
|LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A state superior court in New Jersey has denied class certification to a group composed of casino workers seeking medical monitoring relief from the tobacco industry for all non- smoking employees who claimed they w
|Common Genetic Trait Tied to Lung Cancer Risk
|White women with a common genetic deficiency are at much greater risk from secondhand smoke than women without it, a research team at the National Cancer Institute has found.
|Williams Targets Tobacco Settlement
|Mayor Anthony A. Williams asked the D.C. Council last night to approve a resolution that would tap funds from the tobacco settlement to pay .9 million in bonuses to unionized city workers.
|Philip Morris Lobbies Against Local Efforts to Curb Smoking
|Soon after health officials in Dutchess County, N.Y., announced plans last year to prohibit smoking in restaurants, they realized that an unfamiliar lobbyist named John F. Gillespie was shadowing them whenever they publicly deliberated the issue. At heari
|Secretary of Health to Unveil Hard-hitting Tobacco Prevention Plan
|OLYMPIA, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 1999--State Secretary of Health Mary Selecky, will unveil a statewide plan to prevent and reduce tobacco use in Washington at a news conference Friday, Dec. 10, at 10:30 am, in Olympia.
|OnHealth Enhances Site With New and Innovative Interactive Tools
|SEATTLE, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OnHealth Network Company, an award-winning online health and wellness destination for consumers (www.onhealth.com) today announced the launch of several new interactive tools and features that will enable consumers to asses
|B&W Executive Talks With Farmers About Difficult Year, Reasons for Optimism
|LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation has told tobacco farmers gathered at the Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting here that despite a difficult year, the tobacco industry has reason for optimism.
|Attorney General Jim Ryan to Reveal Tobacco Settlement Money to Begin Flowing to State Treasury on December 14
|CHICAGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois will begin receiving its .1 billion in tobacco settlement proceeds on Dec. 14, Attorney General Jim Ryan revealed today.
|Whitman Offers Health Care Plan Using Tobacco Money
|TRENTON -- Gov. Christine Todd Whitman has devised a plan to spend about 0 million a year in tobacco settlement money to extend health care insurance to 125,000 middle-class and working-poor residents, and has been shopping the plan around to the gener
|Cigarette Makers Shut Out of Stock Surge
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. cigarette makers were being shut out of the stock surge on Wall Street on Friday, with analysts saying litigation fears continue to dampen any rebound in the tobacco sector.