|You Can Quit Smoking and Diet, Too
||Believe it or not, if you're a woman smoker and want to quit, you may have a better chance if you diet at the same time.
|AP Corrects Story on Smoking Report
||In a story Tuesday about a smoking report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the amount states will receive from the settlement of the lawsuit against tobacco companies.
|Cigarette Co. Names King To Board
||Philip Morris Companies Inc. announced Wednesday that Billie Jean King, one of the most celebrated tennis players in history, has been elected to its board of directors.
|States Not Spending Tobacco Money Wisely - Study
||Rather than fully fund anti-smoking campaigns, state and local officials plan to spend 6 billion from the nationwide tobacco settlement on dozens of unrelated projects, including a new morgue in North Dakota and tax cuts in Connecticut, a study release
|Gilmore Floats Plan for Roads. Tobacco Funds Eyed; Other Ideas Rebuffed
||Virginia Gov. James S. Gilmore III announced today that he will not use the state surplus or real estate transaction taxes to ease traffic congestion, as Democrats have urged, and said he is considering several other funding options before presenting his
|Kenya to Crack Down on Smoking
||Kenya plans to crackdown on smoking, curb cigarette advertising and stop tobacco company sponsorship of sport and entertainment, according to a draft bill obtained by Reuters.
|Court okays Wills , Rothmans merger
||The Supreme Court of New South Wales on Monday approved the merger of tobacco manufacturers W.D. & H.O. Wills Holdings Ltd and Rothmans Holdings Ltd.
|Big Tobacco Firms Shun the Internet
||The right to Internet use can quickly turn into wrong when the young -- too young to legally smoke -- are smoking cigarettes they obtained from a cigarette shop somewhere on the Web.
|U.S. Discount Importers Want To Stop Tobacco Deal
||A group of 55 discount cigarette importers have sued to overturn the national tobacco settlement, claiming that it unfairly burdens them.
|Teenagers' Use of Drugs Dipped in '98
||Illicit drug use by American teenagers dropped sharply last year, with less than one in 10 youths now saying they use cocaine, marijuana or other illegal drugs, according to a federal survey released yesterday.
|Tobacco Grower Settlement Approved
||A judge in the superior court of Wake County, N.C., has entered an order approving the National Tobacco Grower Settlement Trust, a fund set up to assist U.S. tobacco growers hurt by the multi-state agreement reached last November, four leading tobacco com