|Irish pubs up in arms at smoking ban plans
|DUBLIN, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Ireland's pub landlords were up in arms on Monday at parliamentary plans to outlaw smoking on their premises, saying it would spell the death of the traditional pub.
|Seita says door open to Gallaher post Spanish tie
|PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) - French tobacco firm Seita said on Monday that once it had merged with Spain's Tabacalera it would be open to other ties, including with Britain's largest tobacco firm, Gallaher.
|Coalition Urges Governor, Other Health Groups to Endorse CDC Recommendations For Use of Pa.'s Tobacco Settlement Funds
|HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of Pa. anti-tobacco organizations called on Governor Ridge, the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and the state's cancer centers to endorse the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
|Brown & Williamson Seeks to Address Concerns About Claims that Company Markets to Minors
|JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 1999--Brown & Williamson Tobacco is taking another step in its on-going commitment to reduce youth smoking. On Saturday, November 6, a B&W senior executive will be the first in the industry to meet with Student
|FOCUS-Canada ups cigarette tax, vows to cut smoking
|OTTAWA, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Canada on Friday said it was raising tobacco taxes in five eastern provinces and vowed to intensify its efforts to cut smoking, particularly among the young.
|R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Applauds Dismissal of Third-party Lawsuit in Pennsylvania
|WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania yesterday dismissed, in its entirety, a third-party payer lawsuit filed against the tobacco industry by the owners and operators of hospitals and
|Eurostocks Fight Back From Early Losses
|LONDON (Reuters) - European shares stabilized in early trading Wednesday after a brief dip at the open, as hopes of a takeover of French tobacco group Seita drove consumer cyclical shares higher.
|Tobacco Jurors Told Not To See Film
|MIAMI (AP) -- The jurors in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry were ordered Thursday not to see the new movie ``The Insider,'' about a cigarette company executive who becomes a whiste-blower.
|American Cancer Society National Leaders Screen 'The Insider'; True Story Told in Motion Picture Prompts Anti-Tobacco Outrage
|NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The national leadership of the American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today reacted with outrage to the events portrayed in the new motion picture ``The Insider''. ``The Insider'', which
|Cuba projects up to 160 mln cigar exports in 1999
|HAVANA, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Exports of Cuba's world-famous Havana cigars should reach up to 160 million this year, well above the 1998 total, but below the official target due to rains in tobacco-growing areas, industry heads said Thursday.
|Tobacco Tops Rate-Watching Euro Markets
|LONDON (Reuters) - Hopes of a big tobacco merger took the limelight in European markets Wednesday as investors grew cautious ahead of rate meetings by euro zone and British central banks.