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[Europe, Russia] Up to a Third of Consumer Items Fake

Jin Ling cigarettes, inspired by an old Chinese brand, are produced especially for smuggling and have flooded Europe... Large quantities of the cigarettes, also produced in Ukraine and Moldova, are frequently seized in the Baltic republics. Last month at
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:37

[New York] BARNETT: The Smoking Congresswoman and Her Asbestos Lawsuit

Weitz & Luxenberg has filed suit on McCarthy’s behalf against more than 40 companies. ... The papers filed by Weitz & Luxenberg omit a relevant detail: McCarthy has smoked for some 40 years. “McCarthy is such an avid smoker,” according to the Post, “tha
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 11, 2013 13:26

Lorillard Tobacco Company Comments On Decision in Ohio Personal Injury Case

Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Feb 9, 2007 00:00

[Kentucky] The Cancer Epidemic in Central Appalachia

Smoking increases lung cancer risk by up to 14 times—not enough to account for all the cases in the region....The most likely explanation is that many carcinogens are mixing together: adding radon or asbestos to smoking pushes the risk up to 300 times hig
added Jul 28, 2015 12:21

Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges All Lung Cancer Victims To Call Them If They Were Exposed To Asbestos In Their Place Of Work-Possible Major Compensation

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are urging any type of lung cancer victim to call us if they were exposed to asbestos in their workplace, because the compensation for these types of individuals can be in the tens of thousands, to hundre
PR Web
added Apr 24, 2013 10:05

Smoking Raises Asbestos Workers' Cancer Risk, Study Says

Smokers exposed to asbestos who also have the lung condition asbestosis have a significantly raised risk of developing lung cancer, according to a new study. Quitting smoking after long-term asbestos exposure, however, can dramatically reduce the odds of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 12, 2013 14:01

Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges Non Smokers To Call Them If They Now Have Lung Cancer And Were Exposed To Asbestos On The Job-Possible Major Compensation

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are urging non smokers, who were exposed to heavy levels of asbestos decades ago, and now have been diagnosed with lung cancer to call us about possibly significant financial compensation." For more infor
PR Web
added Feb 10, 2013 21:02

[UK] Health danger warning over fake fags laced with lethal chemicals and ASBESTOS

Counterfeit cigarettes seized in Staffordshire have been found to contain dangerous chemicals, dust, excessively high tar levels and ASBESTOS. Although all tobacco is harmful, there is often no control whatsoever on the content or quality of illicit smo
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:56

[UK] Illicit tobacco seized during raids on Northampton shops

Almost 6,000 packets of illicit cigarettes and over 200 packs of illicit hand rolling tobacco where uncovered in six raids in Northampton shops. ... “Some samples have even been found to contain rat droppings and asbestos.”
Northampton Chronicle and Echo (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:04

[Italy] Taranto tumors due to smoking in 60s, 70s, report shows

A report on steel group ILVA's troubled plant in Taranto suggests high cancer rates in the southern Italian city are due to residents' excessive smoking as well as their exposure to asbestos and other unsound materials in past decades rather than the poll
Gazzetta del Sud (it)
added Aug 8, 2013 16:31
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