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[Florida] Widow Says RJ Reynolds Caused Veteran's Fatal Lung Cancer ($$)

widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Jul 30, 2016 13:30
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UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING NICOTINE ADDICTION: A SCIENCE-BASED APPROACH TO POLICY AND PRACTICE (PDF)

both the commercial interests of the tobacco industry and the natural human proclivity toward risk-taking, pleasure seeking, and addiction require that we do not become complacent in allowing alternative nicotine products to undo decades of hard-won pr
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:17
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR

Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
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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.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

"The pattern was really very clear. The score was significantly less for e-cig use than for tobacco use," said lead researcher Jonathan Foulds... "E-cig users feel less addicted."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2014 15:06
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[Florida] Husband dead at 60; cigarette addiction to blame, Boca Raton widow says

Dorothy Haliburton is trying to persuade jurors that tobacco companies turned her husband, Andrew, into a hopeless addict through deceptive advertising. While he stopped smoking in 1994 when he was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 4, 2014 21:03
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Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobac

A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 04/25/2014 / This document has a comment period that ends in 54 days (07/09/2014)
Federal Register
added May 16, 2014 16:18
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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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Florida Jury Awards $4 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit

After finding that a man who died from laryngeal cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a Florida jury on July 28 awarded his widow $4 million in damages (Bertie Thomas v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 1, 2017 00:03
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