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Florida Appeals Panel Reverses Defense Verdict In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

on July 5 reversed a defense verdict for three tobacco companies in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the trial court erred in allowing a pulmonologist who was not qualified to testify on addiction to testify about the plaintiff’s motivation to qui
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:16
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[Florida] MARTIN V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2017 01:39
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[Florida] Ex-Insurance Exec Who Suffered Heart Disease Says Cigarettes Controlled His Life, as Trial Begins Against RJR ($$)

told jurors cigarettes controlled his life so completely it was all he thought about by the time he finally quit, as trial against cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds got underway this week. Wilkins v. R.J. Reynolds, 15-2007-CA-20.15-2007-CA-20.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 14, 2016 19:29
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[Canada, Europe] In the Race to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Smokers May Be Forgotten

Today, Yeates is using his remaining time and waning strength to advocate for vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes. He sees it as a crusade to save other smokers from the slow death that he's suffering. Yeates' fight comes at a time when governme
Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:43
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Where there's smoke, there's cancer

FDA wants to ban free samples of cigars and require manufacturers to put conspicuous warnings on cigar boxes, STAT reported March 23. Among the proposed warnings: “Cigar smoking can cause cancers of the mouth and throat, even if you do not inhale.”
Deseret News
added Mar 26, 2016 22:28
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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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NOCERA: Smoking, Vaping and Nicotine

“We need a national debate on nicotine,”...Zeller told me....he thinks there should be a recognition that different ways of delivering nicotine also come with different risks...“This issue isn’t e-cigarettes,” said Mitch Zeller. “It’s nicotine.”
New York Times
added May 26, 2015 09:40
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Day 244:The history of tobacco in Canada: JTI-Macdonald's counter-narrative

While not conceding that it mattered whether people believed that smoking caused disease, Mr. Pratte argued that the evidence showed that they did. He pointed to the plaintiff's claims that a large percentage of people did not agree with statements about
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:34
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Betel Addiction Trumps Burma's Anti-Tobacco Campaign

An anti-tobacco campaign in Burma has had little effect, campaigners say, as the popularity of chewing betel nut continues to grow. “Of anywhere in Southeast Asia, Burma has the most people consuming betel quid with tobacco. More than 51 percent of the p
The Irrawaddy Magazine (th)
added May 29, 2014 15:59
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[USA] Addiction to Smokeless Tobacco in America

According to the Federal Trade Commission report of 2012, smokeless tobacco sales in the United States alone, amounted to about 2.8 billion dollars for the year of 2008. The sales are robust and increasing due in some part to the decline of cigarette smo
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Oct 27, 2012 19:17
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