British American Tobacco executives gather to celebrate a "good year" at their annual shareholders' meeting in London. But health charity Action on Smoking and Health believes the company is profiting from a new generation of young smokers, recruited by global use of radical "buzz marketing" techniques.
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The New York City Health Department unveiled a two-pronged effort to help smokers quit smoking by offering nicotine replacement to smokers.
With the Smoke-free Arizona Act taking effect in a week, the Arizona Department of Health Services opened a call center to help residents and business owners understand the statewide smoke free law.
Minnesota's leading health groups, local elected officials and workers joined together announces their grave concern about the current Minnesota House of Representatives version of the Freedom to Breathe Act in regard to smoking.
Seventy seven percent of American voters support Congress passing a bill to give the FDA the authority to regulate tobacco products.
April is not only tax time but the perfect opportunity to consider how much hard-earned money smokers spend on cigarettes and the health dangers caused by using tobacco products.
Ohio voters overwhelmingly support using tobacco settlement revenue for programs to prevent kids from starting to smoke and help smokers quit.
Virginia Governor vetoes legislation that would have weakened Virginia's already ineffectual protections against secondhand smoke and allow continued smoking in restaurants and other workplaces.
Cigarettes containing low levels of tar and nicotine were not necessarily less harmful and the best way to protect health was to quit smoking.
New Jersey commemorated a successful first year of New Jersey's Smoke Free Air Act, noting overwhelming public support for the law and significant improvements in workplace air quality due to lack of smoking.
The Maryland Legislature delivered a historic victory for health and the public's right to breathe clean air by passing legislation to make all workplaces, including restaurants and bars, smoke-free.
The New Jersey Department of Health will commemorate the first anniversary of New Jersey's Smoke Free Air Act, which eliminated smoking in workplaces and public buildings, including bars and restaurants.
Scientists have for the first time identified genes that might increase a person's ability to abstain from smoking.
An important opportunity for raising awareness about the tobacco problem and supporting strong tobacco prevention policies.
Computed tomography (CT) screening can be useful in detecting lung cancer in its earliest stages.
The Deschutes County Tobacco Free Alliance is seeking 25 volunteers to expand its volunteer services related to tobacco control to the communities of Bend, La Pine, Redmond and Sisters. Each volunteer selected will be invited to serve 20 hours a month for the duration of one year.
Nursing and adult care home operators will receive a memorandum in the mail this week encouraging them to guard against the risk of fire due to smoking of residents and patients in their licensed homes.
The Rockland County Department of Health announces that health groups throughout the country warn parents of toxic tobacco content in Hollywood movies.
Smoking is down sharply among New York City women, according to data released today by the Health Department.
Wales will be a cleaner, healthier nation in which to live, work and play from Monday 2nd April 2007 as a total ban on smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces comes into force.
A smokefree England will be a reality in one hundred days time.