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The Toxic Air We Breathe

Doug Brugge tells us otherwise in his new book Particles in the Air: The Deadliest Pollutant Is the One You Breathe Every Day (Springer). In fact, he points out that three of the ten top causes of ill health and death worldwide are due to particulate matt
Tufts University
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke

Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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Singaporeans question proposal from MP for smokers to contain smoke in their own flats

In response to the issue of secondhand smoke coming from neighbouring houses, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Joan Pereira proposed that people who want to smoke in their own homes should make sure that smoke does not escape their flats. She said, “Windows and do
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Indiana] STAWAR: Pipe dreams go up in smoke

Last week the News and Tribune featured an article by Elizabeth DePompei about a local pipe smoking champion. The piece evoked memories of my own pipe smoking days, and my experiences with tobacco...simply to call the national quit line (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Florida] HAREWOOD v REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Individually and as successor by merger to BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION, individually and as Successor by merger to THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY: VERDICT (PDF)

Was Glenn Simmons addicted to cigarettes manufactured by Brown & Williamson containing nicotine, and, if so, was such an addiction a legal cause of his oral cavity cancer? Yes - - /- - No - - - - If your answer to Question 1 was NO, you should
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 20, 2018 22:48
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[Florida] RJR Owes $6.5M For Fla. Musician's Cancer Treatment Death ($$)

A Miami-Dade County jury on Tuesday awarded $2.5 million to Hanifah Harewood for the past loss of father Glenn Simmons’ past companionship and her pain and suffering, and $4 million for her future losses and suffering. The jury attributed only one-quart
Law360
added Sep 20, 2018 22:43
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[Florida] Lawyers for non-smoking flight attendants who sued cash-rich foundation are punished for it

Philip Gerson and Steven Hunter, shut down their practices in Miami for a month early this year at the direction of the Florida Supreme Court. Now they have blots on their previously unblemished records after long careers spent building good reputations.
Florida Bulldog
added Sep 20, 2018 22:25
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JUST IN: Florida Supreme Court says tobacco giant must pay $18.5M award to Delray woman

A jury returned to a Palm Beach County courtroom to decide how much to punish R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the 1993 lung cancer death of a Boynton Beach woman. When it on Friday awarded Odom $6 million for losing her 58-year-old mother, Juanita Thurston
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 20, 2018 22:14
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JONES: The FDA Finally Made Vaping Look Cool

After watching that video, tell me if this still was shot by the FDA or a screengrab of Justin Timberlake in the 2007 flick Southland Tales... Having started smoking in high school and finding myself still doing it in my thirties, I’ll say I wish that va
Gizmodo
added Sep 20, 2018 17:35
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Submit Comments / Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications: Application for Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut submitted by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company; Availability Docket No: FDA‐2018‐N-3261

The FDA is announcing the availability for public comment of a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) application for Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut, a loose moist snuff tobacco product submitted by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC. FDA will post the application m
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 20, 2018 17:31
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