|Westchester Cty, N.Y., eyes 0 mln tobacco bonds
|Westchester County, N.Y., Executive Andy Spano on Thursday proposed a 0 million bond issue backed by revenues from the county's share of a 6 billion national tobacco industry settlement with states.
|Lung Cancer is the Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Washington
|The 1997 Cancer in Washington report, released today, makes the point more than ever that Washington needs a statewide tobacco prevention plan.
|Repeal of Tobacco Tax Will Help Children and Working Poor, Libertarians Say
|If a ballot measure to repeal 1998's Proposition 10 passes next March, children and working families will be the real beneficiaries, the Libertarian Party of California announced today.
|Bond insurance seen unlikely on NYC tobacco bonds
|New York City's planned sale next week of bonds backed by the national tobacco settlement is unlikely to carry bond insurance, sources involved with the deal said.
|Where There's Smoke, There's Fire -- Online
|Heralding the premiere of the ultimate Hollywood expose of the tobacco industry, Touchstone Pictures' ``The Insider'' Web site (www.theinsider-themovie.com) provides an in-depth look at this incredible true story of two ordinary men, a ``60 Minutes'' prod
|Moody's affirms four major tobacco cos L-term debt
|Moody's Investors Service confirmed the ratings of four major tobacco companies competing in the U.S. market, following the recent decision of the Third District Court of Appeals of Florida in the Engle case.
|NYC agency says to sell tobacco bonds on Nov. 3
|The New York City agency created to sell bonds backed by revenues from a multi-state agreement with the tobacco industry said on Wednesday it will sell 0 million of tax-exempt debt on Nov. 3.
|Appeals court ruling favors NYC on tobacco ads
|An appeals court ruled on Monday that a federal cigarette advertising law does not preclude New York City from going further by prohibiting most outdoor and certain indoor ads for tobacco products.
|BAT Profits Fired Up By Rothmans
|British American Tobacco Plc Tuesday reported a six percent rise in nine months operating profits, powered by its merger with Rothmans, and said it was confident of foiling a landmark U.S. lawsuit.
|Court Rules in Favor of Tobacco Manufacturers, Decertification Upheld
|Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation issued the following statement regarding a ruling from New York's highest court upholding the decertification of five consolidated class action complaints brought by New York smokers who claim that they were defraude
|Universal proftis climb despite drop in sales
|Universal Corp., one of the world's biggest tobacco companies, on Tuesday posted an 8 percent rise in first-quarter profits to .5 million despite a drop in sales and operating profits from its tobacco business.