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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Gets $340K Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
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ARCHIVE: NICOTINE: HARDER TO KICK...THAN HEROIN

Interdisciplinary research in pharmacology, psychology, physiology and neurobiology is just beginning to shed light on the incredible hold that tobacco has on people. Scientists have found, for instance, that nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine o
New York Times
added Feb 28, 2015 12:01
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March 2015, Volume 24, Suppl 1: Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: A Global Epidemic

The waterpipe: an emerging global epidemic in need of action / The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking / Waterpipe tobacco smoking: what is the evidence that it supports nicotine/tobacco dependence?
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:28
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[Florida] Jury sides with tobacco companies in family's lawsuit

Court staff read the jury's verdict that said: "Do you find that Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, that she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and that an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was the leading cause of her lung cancer? A
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:01
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[Florida] BAKER v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit

She appeals the trial court’s entry of final judgment in favor of Defendant, arguing the trial court erred in denying her motion for a new trial because the jury’s verdict was internally inconsistent. For the reasons set forth below, we affirm.
Law360
added Feb 19, 2015 18:08
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[UK] Health boss slams e-cigs for 'making smoking normal again'

Frances Howie, assistant director of public health at Worcestershire County Council, also warned evidence was beginning to emerge about the potential impact e-cigarettes could have on children and young people by acting as a gateway to other drugs.
Bromsgrove Standard (uk)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:41
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Menthol Attenuates Respiratory Irritation and Elevates Blood Cotinine in Cigarette Smoke Exposed Mice

results provide evidence that L-menthol may be acting as a pharmacological agent in cigarette smoke, acting to both diminish the irritant response and enhance nicotine absorption by limiting chemosensory nerve-mediated irritant effects. Citing primarily e
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 18, 2015 15:59
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[Australia, UK] Plain Packaging: Weighing up the evidence on standardised packaging for tobacco products

This virtual issue shows a growing evidence base for the likely effectiveness of standardised packaging in reducing smoking uptake and possibly increasing cessation. However, it is imperative to maintain objectivity when it comes to the science and be pre
Addiction
added Feb 18, 2015 11:45
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[UK] Plain packaging reduces 'cigarette-seeking' response by almost a tenth, says study

Plain tobacco packaging may reduce the likelihood of smokers seeking to obtain cigarettes by almost 10% compared to branded packs, according to research from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol.
Addiction
added Feb 18, 2015 11:41
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[Australia, UK] The growing evidence on standardised packaging of tobacco products

The scientific journal Addiction has today published a collection of peer-reviewed research papers and commentaries that bring together key parts of the evidence base for standardised packaging of tobacco products from 2008 to 2015.
Addiction
added Feb 18, 2015 11:39
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