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plaintiff claims defendant tobacco companies caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease through their concealment of smoking's dangers.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:14

[Florida] Court orders oral arguments in smoking death case

The Florida Supreme Court, which accepted jurisdiction this May, will hear the case March 8, court filings show. At trial, a jury found smoker James E. Schoeff 25 percent at fault in his death. He had “died from lung cancer caused by his addiction to ci
added Oct 20, 2016 19:44

Response to varying the nicotine content of cigarettes in vulnerable populations: an initial experimental examination of acute effects

effects of very low nicotine content cigarettes in smokers especially vulnerable to dependence... All cigarettes effectively reduced nicotine withdrawal with no differences in smoking topography, suggesting minimal compensatory smoking. Dependence potenti
Springer Science+Business Media
added Oct 20, 2016 17:27

Russo vs. Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds: An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County (PDF)

wherein the estate maintained an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was a legal cause of plaintiff’s disease and death. Finding no merit to the claims of error raised, we affirm the final judgment and therefore find no need to and do not, address
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 20, 2016 16:59

Understanding the role of genes in smoking addiction, nicotine withdrawal

While there isn't one explanation for why it is so difficult to quit smoking or why some people are successful and others are not, understanding genetics may be one piece of the puzzle, Gould said. "I realized in addition to studying the effects of nicot
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03

Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-generation and third-generation electronic cigarette users

G3 devices matched the amount and speed of nicotine delivery of a conventional cigarette. Compared with cigarettes, G2 and G3 e-cigarettes resulted in significantly lower levels of exposure to a potent lung carcinogen and cardiovascular toxicant. These fi
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37

President Obama and Macklemore Discuss the Dangers of Opioid Addiction in New Documentary

“When I was a teenager, I used drugs and drank and pretty much tried whatever was out there, but I was in Hawaii, and it was a pretty relaxed place,” he explains. “I was lucky I did not get addicted—except to cigarettes, which took me a long time to kick
TIME Magazine
added Oct 11, 2016 18:02

[California] ONG: Prop. 56 will save lives and discourage young people from smoking

This is a public health crisis. Yet tobacco companies spend more than $9 billion annually marketing their deadly, addictive products, particularly to less wealthy individuals, communities of color and youths. The industry is spending tens of millions in
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 11, 2016 01:21

[California] Who suffers when cigarette taxes go up?

Farrelly says that it’s surprising how little specific research has been done on the financial burden cigarette taxes have on poor smokers. He also cautions that his study has its limitations, and that the results can’t be generalized to every instance o
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Oct 9, 2016 20:33

[UK] 20 Years of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group: Past Present and Future

This review provides an overview of the work of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group. Readers will gain an insight into the origins of the group, its impact on evidence based medicine relating to tobacco addiction and the goals of the group moving forward
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 20:52
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