Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,914 headlines found
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
Jul 17, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:16
plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Feb 6, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2017 01:39
[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.
Aug 12, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 14, 2016 19:29
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
Jan 13, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
“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.”
May 26, 2015 New York Times
added May 26, 2015 09:40
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
Oct 21, 2014 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:34
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
May 29, 2014 The Irrawaddy Magazine (th)
added May 29, 2014 15:59
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
Oct 27, 2012 Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Oct 27, 2012 19:17
plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness through their concealment of smoking's risks.
Apr 2, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 2, 2018 22:43
UPCOMING Trial 09/25/17 – . . . plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by concealing the dangers of cigarettes.
Sep 18, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34