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[Canada] Time to quit using word ‘habit’ for smoking on P.E.I.

the University of Ottawa professor is hoping that physicians, health-care providers and the general public begin refraining from using the word in the same sentence as smoking altogether. “(Using the word habit) immediately reveals a failure to understan
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jun 24, 2016 10:56

Health Canada looks at forcing tobacco companies to make cigarettes less addictive

Regulating changes to the chemical make-up of tobacco is one of the ideas being debated as part of the so-called smoking “endgame” – tactics to push smoking rates below the stubborn 15-20% they’ve hovered around for years.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:57

[Florida] Philip Morris Owes $28M For Mom's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

the tobacco company hooked her into becoming a "perfect customer" who chain-smoked for more than three decades...told jurors during closing arguments in Fort Lauderdale that Lynda Tognoli was hopelessly addicted and displayed withdrawal symptoms every tim
added Nov 17, 2015 22:39

[Massachusetts] PHAI Takes Cigarette Companies to Court

its newly formed Center for Public Health Litigation has filed lawsuits against two major tobacco companies and several local distributors on behalf of the families of two former smokers who suffered devastating disease from smoking cigarettes. “This is
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:08

[Florida] Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds Hit With $3M Punitive Verdict ($$)

ordered each of the companies to pay $1.5 million in punitive damages in the suit brought by Rose Pollari after slapping them earlier this week with $10 million in compensatory damages in the case. The jury had found that Pollari's husband Paul Pollari
added Mar 27, 2015 00:21

[Florida] Testimonies begin in Charlotte Co. tobacco lawsuit

We were in the courtroom Friday...The first witness called was addiction specialist Dr. Jack Henningfield. Donald McMannis counted on Henningfield's testimony to convince jurors that two of America's biggest tobacco companies are responsible for the de
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:35

DESIGNED FOR ADDICTION: How the Tobacco Industry Has Made Cigarettes More Addictive, More Attractive to Kids and Even More Deadly (PDF)

critical that FDA begin the process immediately to require manufactures to reduce the toxicity of their products, reduce nicotine levels to minimize addiction; and prevent tobacco companies from adding ingredients that attract youth. If used effectivel
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2014 13:46

[Australia] Smokers Are Addicted To The Branding Of Their Cigarettes

One of the authors of the study, Melanie Wakefield, who is also director of the Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer in Victoria, suggested in a 2007 paper that cigarette branding alone created a set of self-fulfilled expectations, or "halo" effect.
Fast Company
added Jul 24, 2013 18:15

[Canada] SECOND OPINION | New secrets from tobacco industry documents

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
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30

[Florida] FANNIE COLLAR, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellees: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit (PDF)

it cannot be said with any degree of certainty that the verdict would have been the same if the trial court had included the pulmonologist’s opinion that the plaintiff was addicted to smoking or if the trial court had excluded his opinion that the plainti
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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