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[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

[Connecticut] Free lung cancer screening for veterans

Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center is offering a free screening to those who've served our country. You can't miss this welcome sign when you walk into Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 7, 2013 03:35

California Appeals Panel Affirms $3.75 Million Judgment Against Tobacco Company ($$)

affirmed a $3.75 million verdict in a product defect and negligence suit against a tobacco company to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer after finding that the trial court did not err in excluding evidence of the man’s exposure to asbestos (Taji
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:27

Asbestos exposure, asbestosis, and smoking combined greatly increase lung cancer risk

The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of developing lung cancer after lon
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 12, 2013 04:21

[Canada] BOISVERT: La responsabilité morale des avocats

The moral responsibility of lawyers
Cyberpresse (ca)
added Apr 2, 2012 00:00

History of Heavy Smoking May Be No Bar to Asbestos Lung-Cancer Victims Receiving Compensation, Newest Settlement Shows – Weitz & Luxenberg

Smoker, non-smoker. It doesn’t matter. A favorable outcome for the plaintiff can be achieved.
PR Web
added Mar 28, 2012 00:00

[Florida] Betty Allen Engle Tobacco Trial Begins in Tampa

Betty Allen v. R.J. Reynolds (Tampa, Florida)
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 16, 2011 00:00

[New Jersey, New York] News

Levy Phillips & Konigsberg
added Jan 19, 2006 00:00

[Mississippi] Judge Dismisses Owens Corning Claims For Compensation From Tobacco Firms

The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 25, 2001 00:00
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Smoking can increase risks caused by asbestos exposure

While exposure to asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma, exposure to other toxins from smoking can make a person more susceptible to the disease. Studies have shown the likelihood of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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