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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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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

finding that a man who died from lung cancer was not addicted to cigarettes made by Philip Morris and that his lung cancer and death was not caused by an addiction to those cigarettes (Judith Pearson v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2007-CA-017823, Fla. 13
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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FDA Seeks the ‘Right Balance’ With New Tobacco Plan

Gottlieb...envisions “a world where cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction, and where adults who still need or want nicotine could get it from alternative and less harmful sources.” That, he said, is the “cornerstone” of the FDA’s new effo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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FDA Wants Nonaddictive Amounts Of Nicotine In Cigarettes ($$)

said it will be asking for public comments about decreasing nicotine levels in cigarettes and other tobacco products to a nonaddictive level and whether there will be negative effects of doing so. The FDA will release an advanced notice of proposed rulema
Law360
added Jul 30, 2017 11:37
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FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will focus on reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes to make them less addictive, while also making other nicotine products -- including patches and gum -- safer, agency officials said Friday. In addition, the FDA i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 29, 2017 19:43
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Trash ’em if you’ve got ’em: Trump's FDA steps up to curb nicotine in cigarettes

A Presidential administration that’s shown precious little penchant for using federal regulations to protect health and safety just took a strong swipe at a major killer. Stop and say thanks to the Food and Drug Administration under Commissioner Scott Go
New York Daily News
added Jul 29, 2017 13:13
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FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52
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Cerebellar gray matter reductions associate with decreased functional connectivity in nicotine-dependent individuals

we investigated the structural and functional alterations in the cerebellum in a large sample of smokers using the spatially unbiased infratentorial template (SUIT).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2017 01:07
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[Florida] JONES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/31/17 –

Phyllis Jones claims R.J. Reynolds concealed the dangers of smoking while fueling the nicotine addiction of Demos Jones, leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59
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[Florida] Philip Morris Not Liable For Smoker's Death, Jury Finds ($$)

not liable for a longtime smoker’s lung cancer and death, finding that the man was not addicted to Philip Morris’ cigarettes, hours after the company had argued the smoker knew the risks and never wanted to quit.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 19:42
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