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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 8

Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
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[Massachusetts] Experts: SJC’s tobacco ruling could pave way for suits

A first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finding that tobacco companies cannot claim special protection under the law simply because their products are addictive could open the door to a slew of product liability suits, experts said. T
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2013 09:37
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Engle Progeny Lawsuit as Jurors Find Against Plaintiff on Addiction and Causation Question

The six jurors answered “no” to the question of whether Betty Owens, who died after more than 40 years of smoking, was addicted to cigarettes and whether her addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
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[Florida] Physician Says Engle Progeny Suit Smoker Died Because of Nicotine Addiction

Plaintiff's addiction expert, Dr. Shannon Miller, testifies that Jay Morse was severely addicted to nicotine and that his addiction ultimately caused his smoking-related death. Morse's widow Pearl is suing R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris in this Engle p
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:17
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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
The Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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E-Cigarettes / A Scientific Review [FREE FULL TEXT]

evidence available at this time, although limited, points to high levels of dual use of e-cigarettes with conventional cigarettes, no proven cessation benefits, and rapidly increasing youth initiation ...emissions are not merely “harmless water vapor,”
Circulation
added May 13, 2014 12:24
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Massachusetts ruling could invite more tobacco suits

Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that cigarettes' addictive qualities do not give cigarette makers "special protection" from product liability claims, a move that could make the state a hotbed for tobacco plaintiffs. The Massachusetts Supreme Court
Thomson Reuters
added Jun 18, 2013 12:23
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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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Tobacco harm reduction: The need for new products that can compete with cigarettes [Addictive Behaviors]

• The medical and regulatory consensus is that nicotine itself is relatively safe. • Snus use in Sweden provides strong evidence in support of harm reduction. • E-cigarettes are seen by many smokers as an attractive alternative to cigarettes. • Regulated,
Science Direct
added Dec 9, 2013 20:16
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