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Florida Jury Awards $13.5 Million To Widow Of Addicted Smoker ($$)

awarded $13.5 million to the widow of a man who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that he was addicted to cigarettes that were made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Margaret Brown v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2017 3000
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 30, 2018 02:26
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[Florida] BROWN, Plaintiff, V. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendant: VERDICT (PDF)

We, the Jury, return the following verdict: Was Arthur Brown addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and, if so, was such addiction a legal cause of his COPD/emphysema? YES/NO Was Arthur Brown a citizen or resident of Florida when his COPD/emphys
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2018 04:37
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[Vermont] Letter: The other drug addicts

Trump is reported as saying that "drug dealers are as bad as serial killers and should be subjected to the death penalty."...cigarette tripartite of makers, sellers and users, here and abroad, are certainly the largest group of "serial killers" in all of
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Mar 24, 2018 14:39
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The Effects of Nicotine and Tobacco use on Brain Reward Function: Interaction with Nicotine Dependence Severity

This study suggests that the effects of tobacco withdrawal on reward-related brain function interact with subjects’ level of nicotine dependence severity. These are potentially important sources of variability that could contribute to smoking cessation ou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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[Asia, India] HC ISSUES NOTICE TO BAN E-CIGARETTES

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday issued a notice to the Chandigarh administration, along with Punjab and Haryana, to ban e-cigarettes, which carry nicotine. While issuing the notice, the court also observed that the youth of today has been in
Times of India
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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[Texas] ANTI-SMOKING ADVOCATES WARN TOBACCO COMPANIES CHANGING TARGETING TACTICS

During a college panel anti-smoking advocates warned of tobacco companies’ changing tactics. “A lot of times it’s spending hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising and trying to find products that are going to reach youth and specifically we know
Spectrum News
added Mar 23, 2018 21:35
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EDITORIAL: Our view: Cigarettes 2.0 are still dangerous

This is just the beginning of a long, complicated process — testing products and writing new regulations — that is expected to take years. But it’s not too soon to think about its implications.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 22, 2018 15:17
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How Women Experience Addiction Differently Than Men

female smokers face greater health risks...are more responsive to environmental triggers (e.g. wanting to smoke when drinking alcohol), while male smokers are more responsive to nicotine... nicotine replacement therapy may not work as well in women as it
Forbes
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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FDA seeks data on role of flavors in tobacco addiction

said it would seek more information about the pros and cons of flavors in drawing youth towards tobacco and getting adult smokers to quit or transition to potentially less harmful products. The move by the regulator is part of a comprehensive plan, annou
Reuters
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Arizona] Allhands: Can the FDA make cigarettes less addictive? 2 reasons to be skeptical

It seems dangerous to tell teens that one of the major consequences to smoking no longer exists. And it seems like a bad idea to move nicotine to the black market, where products could emerge that kill people even faster.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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