Subject:

Tobacco Product Manufacturing

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Report: Texas Ranks Near the Bottom in Tobacco Settlement Spending

    Texas is only spending 2.4 percent of the tobacco settlement money it collects on tobacco prevention campaigns, placing the state near the bottom of the Centers for Disease Control's recommended state-spending list, according to a December report. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' report states t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Legendary Houston Lawyer John O'Quinn Killed In Car Crash

    Legendary Houston lawyer John O'quinn and an unidentified man were killed this morning when their SUV slammed into a tree off Allen Parkway. Police have not said who was driving. O'Quinn, 68, won huge settlements in mass-tort cases dealing with deadly breast implants and Big Tobacco. Recen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Houston Lawsuit Calls Foul On Those "Low-Tar" Cigarettes

    Vincent Salazar, a Houston man, is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against Philip Morris and its parent company, Altria Group, in Texas, making the state one of four where similar lawsuits were filed in the last two days. The suits are seeking damages allegedly caused by years of advertising w ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2008

    Fighting Cancer

    Who says Texas isn't battling cigs?

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    How Could Anyone Criticize Texas' Anti-Smoking Campaign?

    Here’s yet another list that Texas finds itself at the bottom of: the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids’ report of how states have been spending (or not spending) the money they’ve been receiving from the landmark 1998 multi-billion dollar settlement with Big Tobacco. Texas comes in at 46, s ... More >>

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Lucky Strikes Back

    A tobacco company takes to the streets to reassure marginalized smokers

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Debt Releaf

    Cigarette companies get crafty

  • News

    December 23, 1999
  • News

    October 15, 1998
  • News

    October 1, 1998

    Bar Patrons

    Warning: Tobacco companies' advertising money may be addictive in Houston's club scene

  • News

    December 29, 1994
  • News

    December 8, 1994
  • News

    December 1, 1994

    Hard Habit to Break

    M.D. Anderson just can't say no to research funding from the tobacco industry

  • News

    February 10, 1994
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