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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Whether Medical Evidence Proves Cause of Smoker’s Deadly Lung Cancer as Engle Progeny Suit Opens

R.J. Reynolds attorney Steve Kazinski tells jurors there is insufficient medical evidence to prove that smoking caused Hayward Bryant's lung cancer. Bryant's widow is suing R.J. Reynolds in this Engle progeny case.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:56
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[Korea - South] NHIC Confident of Winning Tobacco Litigation

The attorneys will focus on the fact that the defendants were aware of the risks but have tried to hide it and further exacerbated the risks by putting additives to the cigarettes
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:27
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Mr. Butts celebrates FDA's consumer surplus discount

FDA is FINALLY admitting that the pleasure of addiction is a BENEFIT!..which discounts the "costs" of smoking-all those painful, early deaths-by 70%!...that's almost a WASH! So light up today, kids, and enjoy those BENEFITS! You'll only be 30% sorry
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:25
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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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Scientists Show that Nicotine Withdrawal Reduces Response to Rewards Across Species

scientists measured a behavior that can be similarly quantified across species like humans and rats, the responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal. Findings from this study were published online on Sept. 10, 2014 in JAMA Psychiatry.
Newswise
added Sep 12, 2014 14:13
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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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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarette fears

Where I urge caution is in being too liberal in the product’s availability. I worry that we are allowing a highly addictive drug — nicotine — to be marketed and sold. There is a danger of the next generation becoming dependent on e-cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 9, 2014 04:23
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A Preliminary Exploration of College Smokers’ Reactions to Nicotine Dependence Genetic Susceptibility Feedback

This pilot study is the first to show among light college smokers that receipt of genetic susceptibility feedback to nicotine dependence potentially curbs smoking without producing detrimental effects.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2014 02:13
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E-Cigarettes May Be A "Gateway" Drug For Teenagers, Study Shows

In the past week, two extremely provocative studies have come out suggesting that e-cigarettes pose serious addiction risks for teens and young adults. First, the CDC published survey results showing that more than 263,000 teenagers who’ve never smoked
Forbes
added Sep 5, 2014 13:09
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WHO report gives misleading view on e-cigarettes, experts argue

"The use of e-cigarettes could save millions of lives during this century, and have the most important public health impact in the history of tobacco use," said Jacques le Houezec, a co-author and consultant in public health and tobacco dependence in Fra
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2014 17:30
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