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[Florida] Cigarette Addiction Drove Trucker to Cancer Death, Atty Says as Trial Opens Against RJR

Attorneys Friday debated what drove a Florida trucker to smoke up to four packs of cigarettes a day for more than 40 years, as trial over his cancer death opened against R.J. Reynolds. Olson v. R.J Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 17, 2017 16:07
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[Montana] DPHHS: Tobacco industry finds new way to target kids

Forums in Missoula and Helena this week will focus on the number of kids using electronic cigarettes...there are no laws preventing companies from marketing e-cigarettes to kids. Tobacco company ads tout e-cigarettes as an alternative to, or for people
The Missoulian
added May 16, 2017 13:48
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Florida Jury Awards Smoker’s Widow $858,209 In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded a woman $858,209 in compensatory damages after finding that her husband’s cancer and death was caused by his addiction to cigarettes (Joy Lawrence v. R.J. Reynolds, No. 2009-CA-000178, Fla. 5th Jud. Cir. Marion Co.). VIDEO OF THE TRIAL IS AVAILABL
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57
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Not always a happily ever after: Artist depicts Disney princesses as victims of addiction and abuse in powerful photo series

Addiction is also covered in the photos, with Jasmine from Aladdin shown sitting on a carpet smoking tobacco
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2017 19:09
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How one drug could affect pain, memory and nicotine addiction

the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. That's why Texas A&M researchers are working to develop drugs to enhance the function of these receptors in the brain, which could have three very different applications: easing pain, slowing the cognitive decline as
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 8, 2017 14:23
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Smoking, pain intensity, and opioid consumption one to three months after major surgery: A retrospective study in a hospital-based Transitional Pain Service

In a population with complex post-surgical pain, smoking was associated with greater pain intensity at one month after major surgery and less opioid weaning three months after surgery. Smoking may be an important modifiable risk factor for pain intensity
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:39
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[Colorado] Amarah's Corner: The awful, stinking reality of smoking cigarettes

The awful, stinking reality of smoking cigarettes has definitely affected me and my family at least from the time Poppie was diagnosed with lung cancer because he smoked cigarettes and passed-away, three-years before I was born. And, my grandfather (my m
Valley Courier Online (CO)
added May 5, 2017 01:34
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MAHOOD/ILER: The Monitor › “I foresee serious criminal liability problems.”

It’s time to name and shame the corporate bosses responsible for tobacco-related diseases and deaths. And to legislate...bosses like the late Purdy Crawford, Senator William Kelly and Bob Bexon, and the former heads of the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers’
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:55
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[Florida] LAWRENCE V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer's concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 25, 2017 02:29
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SHAPIRO: Don’t evict tenants who smoke. People can’t quit at will.

I know firsthand smoking isn’t good for anyone’s health. But a landlord shouldn’t be able to force a tenant to quit doing something that’s perfectly legal, that they’ve been doing in the privacy of their own home, just because it’s self-destructive — esp
Washington Post
added Apr 19, 2017 00:11
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