Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,192 headlines found
Although many people, especially when young, choose to experiment with addictive drugs, no one chooses addiction. Selling high-nicotine cigarettes should be illegal.
Feb 1, 2016 Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:50
The health ministry is taking steps to help more young people quit smoking, including expanding the availability of care and penalizing medical institutions with low success rates of treating such addiction.
Feb 3, 2016 Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
“CERC-501 is selective kappa opioid receptor antagonist that holds the promise to treat a broad range of mood and substance use disorders,” said Uli Hacksell, Ph.D., Cerecor’s CEO, President and Chairman. “For the millions of people who express a desire
Feb 2, 2016 Business Wire
added Feb 2, 2016 18:58
SIEGEL: Violation of Conflict of Interest Principles and Seemingly Dishonest Disclosures Confirmed: Authors Should Have Revealed Past History of Funding from Big Pharma
The disclosure states that the authors have received no funding, directly or indirectly, from pharmaceutical companies. But several of the authors have received funding from pharmaceutical companies. So this appears not only to be a failed disclosure, but
Feb 1, 2016 The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:50
WHO’s report, Smoke-Free Movies, published yesterday, cites the statistic that 44% of all Hollywood films contain smoking...if realism is all that matters then where is the gangster with the hacking cough? The femme fatale gazing in horror at the blood in
Feb 2, 2016 Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:02
Jurors found James “J.R.” Ewing’s nicotine addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, but determined the disease did not cause Ewing’s death in 2009. And while jurors concluded R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were responsible for Ewing
Jan 30, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 30, 2016 06:02
has won a defense verdict in a $14 million Engle progeny jury trial over the lung cancer death of a pharmacy technician, convincing a Florida jury that an addiction to the company's cigarettes wasn't a legal cause of his death. During closing...
Jan 27, 2016 Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 18:53
not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Jan 27, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30
entered its second week in California federal court Monday as a director from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute described how cigarette ad campaigns misled the public about the dangers of smoking. K. Michael Cummings, who directs Roswell's Department of
Jan 25, 2016 Law360
added Jan 26, 2016 14:57
Flavor variety is an important component in young smokers' decisions to switch to e-cigarettes, new research from Weill Cornell Medicine indicates. The investigators say their findings provide critical insight into what attracts teens to the products and
Jan 21, 2016 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 22, 2016 22:25