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the tobacco papers archive is still an extremely valuable source of information for public health researchers. "There is more science on nicotine, nicotine addiction and smoking behavior there than in the independent literature," Hammond said. "Because t
Aug 25, 2017 CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30
not liable for a longtime smoker’s lung cancer and death, finding that the man was not addicted to Philip Morris’ cigarettes, hours after the company had argued the smoker knew the risks and never wanted to quit.
Jul 25, 2017 Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 19:42
handed down a $6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role jurors found the tobacco giant played in the illness a decorated World War II veteran developed after smoking cigarettes for more than a half century. Fox v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-026348
Feb 24, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:10
Jurors Monday concluded a former real estate broker's nearly $9 million suit against R.J. Reynolds was time barred, despite their finding nicotine addiction fueled a half-century-long smoking habit that has now tied her to an oxygen tank. Kloppenburg v. R
Nov 15, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2016 18:26
A Florida jury on Thursday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. not liable in an $8 million trial over a mother's lung cancer death, saying that either she was not addicted to cigarettes or that the addiction wasn't the cause of her death.
Aug 25, 2016 Law360
added Aug 26, 2016 16:07
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
Jul 7, 2016 Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:43
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
The researchers also worry that in addition to causing blood pressure spikes, prolonged vaping could lead to long-term cardiovascular problems, especially in people with undiagnosed hypertension.
Jul 8, 2015 University of Texas at San Antonio
added Jul 9, 2015 15:41
SIEGEL: U.S. Senator Lying to the Public about the Science in Order to Promote E-Cigarette Flavorings Ban
I can’t completely blame Senator Blumenthal because the CDC has been disseminating the false assertion that its recent survey demonstrated that e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking addiction. So it appears that the lie originated with the CDC and then w
May 8, 2014 The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 8, 2014 10:11
first surgeon general's report linking tobacco with disease, we are hearing the same false statements extolling the virtues of the next generation of nicotine addiction products that we heard about cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in times past.
Jan 15, 2014 Chicago Tribune
added Jan 15, 2014 16:34