A federal judge has ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking’s health effects, including the... Read more
The Capital Survey Research Center conducted a statewide survey of Alabama voters that dealt with important issues affecting Alabama citizens back in March. The survey was designed to determ... Read more
Tens of thousands of ill Florida smokers and families of those who died will share in a $600 million fund created by major tobacco companies as part of a 14-year-old lawsuit against cigarett... Read more
It’s believed that the Fourth District Court of Appeals in Florida may have breathed new life into thousands of pending asbestos-related lawsuits when the court invalidated “retr... Read more
There appear to be new safety concerns for Chantix, Pfizer Inc.’s smoking-cessation drug, and that’s not good for the company. These developments could hurt the already stumbling... Read more
Based on a report card issued last month by the American Lung Association, it appears that some progress was made in 2006 to protect the public from the dangers of smoking. But, the annual r... Read more
We have believed for a long time that lots of people have been hurt, with many dying, as the result of second-hand smoke. Now, the Surgeon General has declared that second-hand smoke does in... Read more
A California environmental agency has voted to classify tobacco smoke as a “toxic air contaminant.” This is a first-in-the-nation move that I hope will strengthen state regulatio... Read more
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