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Drone delivers bundle of drugs to prison yard, causes serious hoopla

When a package containing heroin, marijuana and tobacco lands in a prison yard, things go pretty much the way you'd expect.

By August 4, 2015


Tobacco farms--a vehicle for growing fuel?

Aiming for a breakthrough in biofuel production, Berkeley National Lab project seeks to tweak tobacco plants with hydrocarbon-producing properties of algae and cyanobacteria.

By February 27, 2012


Genetically modified tobacco plants to fight HIV?

U.K. researchers announce approval to launch the first human clinical trial of a genetically modified anti-HIV microbicide called P2G12, grown in Germany.

By July 19, 2011


Is wireless the new tobacco?

A new report claims that cell phones may indeed cause brain tumors, and Brian Cooley is not surprised.

August 28, 2009


Gates and Bloomberg to announce $500 million anti-tobacco donation

Bill Gates and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are expected to announced a $500 million donation to fight tobacco use in developing countries, according to a CNBC report.

By July 23, 2008


Supreme Court to weigh online tobacco sales rift

Federal courts have dismissed a Maine state law that backers argue is vital to preventing kids from buying cigarettes online. The high court may decide whether to revive it.

By June 26, 2007


Supreme Court strikes down law targeting online cigarette sales

A Maine law restricting shipments of tobacco products is toast, though Justice Ginsburg says that Congress should let states regulate Internet shipments of cigarettes.

By February 20, 2008


New devices prevent people bumming cigarettes off you

Crown7's battery-powered devices use cartridges filled with nicotine, tobacco flavoring, water, and propylene glycol to recreate the sensation of smoking.

By September 19, 2007


The fiber's smokin' ('cause we're not)

Virginia using tobacco settlement money to build high-speed networks

By September 24, 2004


Philip Morris gets burned for trashing e-mail

Tobacco giant fined $2.75 million for deleting e-mail after judge ordered company to preserve it.

By July 26, 2004