Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,765 headlines found
urged a Florida jury to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying that he was severely addicted to cigarettes and that the tobacco company hid the risks of smoking until it was too late.
Jan 14, 2016 Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 01:52
[Florida] Nonagenarian's Motivation to Quit Smoking Questioned in Trial Against Big Three Tobacco Companies
Daniel Seidman, director of smoking cessation services at Columbia University, told jurors Richard Shulman, who smoked R.J. Reynolds, Liggett, and Philip Morris-brand cigarettes for more than 40 years, was so dependent on nicotine he suffered symptoms ak
Nov 11, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:52
Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking beh
Aug 22, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:56
The kid gloves come off ... the courtroom atmosphere stiffened this morning in the home-stretch of the cross-examination. Mr. Davies was no longer allowed to wander off-topic, and Mr. Trudel no longer disguised his intent to cut the ground out from unde
Jan 29, 2014 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 30, 2014 07:51
Mr. John Booth Davies, is thus the tobacco industry's second and the last chance at expert opinion to support their position that almost 1 million Quebec smokers do not suffer from addiction. Although his position is not that different than that express
Jan 28, 2014 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 28, 2014 12:36
Given the harmful elements of these products, a strict regulation is a step in the right direction for the FDA. Hopefully with a short leash, e-cigarettes will become uniform and standardized. After imposing regulations, the FDA can focus its attention t
Nov 13, 2013 Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:56
RJR Prevails at Trial Over Florida Woman's Death, As Jury Rejects Link Between Its Cigs and Her COPD
needed about nine hours to conclude that while Vivian Gay was addicted to cigarettes, Reynolds' cigarettes did not cause her death from complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
Mar 30, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:33
In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Jun 6, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:34
against R.J. Reynolds over the death of a Florida health department worker who chain smoked for years. Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-30656-CICI. Rebecca Fredenhagen, 68, who died of cancer in 1992, was a chain smoker so addicted to nicotine she bought
Aug 18, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:58
Whether addiction fueled a Florida woman’s 40-plus years of smoking took center stage last week as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds for the woman’s cancer death. Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, 13CA5673.
May 5, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 5, 2016 18:18