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[Colorado] He Started Vaping As A Teen And Now Says Habit Is 'Impossible To Let Go'

Julien Lavandier, a Colorado State University student, started smoking e-cigarettes as a high school sophomore. He says he's now hooked on Juul and has been unable to quit.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:08
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[Florida] Jury Clears R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Death

Rosen argued evidence, including testimony from oncology expert Dr. William Abel, proved Lopez’s years of smoking Winstons combined with his smoking of Cuban cigarettes and his asbestosis to cause his lung cancer. “Legal cause recognizes that it’s not alw
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2018 07:25
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GIVEN: The FDA is (unintentionally) going to make people smoke more

Requiring tobacco companies to reduce the level of nicotine in cigarettes will have little effect on heavy smokers, instead pushing them to consume more.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 8, 2018 01:26
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VIDEO: New prescription for opioid crisis: Hard-hitting ads that 'nail' the desperation

three powerful TV commercials produced by the Truth Initiative that were unveiled Thursday on "Today" and aim to do to the deadly opioid epidemic what the group’s earlier ads did to the scourge of tobacco — scare people away from trying them in the first
NBC News
added Jun 7, 2018 23:03
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South Florida Attorneys Secure $21 Million Verdict for Widow of Cancer Patient

Gary Paige, of Gordon & Doner, and Hardee Bass, of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, secured $14 million in punitive damages and another $7 million in compensatory damages for client Faye Theis. Theis’ husband, Edward, died in February 1997 at a
Law.com
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Black market cigarettes make it harder to quit smoking

A University of Cape Town study has found that there was a decline in excise tax revenue from tobacco products. This, the study found, indicated a large increase in the illicit cigarette market. Cigarettes acquired via the illegal market are cheaper, ma
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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[Florida] Jury Sides With Tobacco Companies, Says Plaintiff Not A Member Of Engle Class ($$)

answered “no” to the question of whether a plaintiff was addicted to smoking and whether smoking was the legal cause of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema (John Joseph Damiano Jr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-
Lexis Nexis
added May 30, 2018 20:25
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RJR Cleared in $5M+ Suit Over Florida Smoker's COPD

rejected John Damiano’s claim that nicotine addiction legally caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Damiano, 75, who allegedly had his first cigarette at 7 and was a pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 13, smoked up to three packs a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 30, 2018 16:11
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Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various nonpharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers s
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 28, 2018 18:09
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[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
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