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Could E-Cigarettes Cause Cancer?

The issue lies in the question of whether formaldehyde-releasing agents are being produced. Research has found that when e-cigarettes are used at lower, more realistic voltages, no formaldehyde-releasing agents are detected. The American Vaping Associat
added May 30, 2016 16:13

nyt op-ed affirms need to include tobacco control in cancer moonshot

Obama’s Pointless Cancer ‘Moonshot’ we spend billions and engage an army of researchers to shoot for the moon, let’s remember to also keep in our sights the less glamorous but dramatically effective solutions already available in our own backyard.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 28, 2016 16:21

[UK] Cancer map of England reveals people in the North East are most likely to be diagnosed with the disease

Lung cancer showed the greatest variation between the North and South of the country. Compared to the South East – the area with the lowest rate of diagnoses – the North East had rates that were 58.9 per cent and 88.4 per cent higher for men and women re
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53

[California] Register of Actions (ROA): Case Title: Gwynn vs. Altria Group Inc

05/23/2016 Complaint filed by Gwynn, Alicia; Gwynn-Jones, Anisha...Civil Case Management Conference scheduled for 10/21/2016 at 01:00:00 PM at Central in C-71 Gregory W Pollack.
Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
added May 27, 2016 17:23
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[California] Family of Tony Gwynn officially announces lawsuit against tobacco company

"In the late 1970s, as Tony Gwynn was entering San Diego State University as a minor, they ran a sophisticated marketing campaign targeting minors, African Americans, college students, and athletes. Sadly, Tony Gwynn was their perfect target, and in 2014
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added May 27, 2016 17:13

Padres Family in the Courtroom: Is Gwynn’s Family Ignoring Research?

Chewing tobacco is terrible, and it is a leading risk factor in plenty of other cancers...But it is not a risk factor for Salivary Gland Cancer. This lawsuit takes Tony Gwynn’s name and needlessly drags it through the mud, burdens the legal system unneces Sports Network (Sports Illustrated Site)
added May 27, 2016 17:09

[California] LIEF: Gwynn’s Appeal to Jury Could Overshadow Medical Science

Precisely, the kind of chewing tobacco Gwynn used does have some risk of oral cancer, but not parotid gland cancer, which is the kind to which he succumbed. Don’t just take our word for it. Supporting this view is the American Medical Association and the
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 27, 2016 16:52

[UK] Smoking causes nearly 5,000 hospital admissions a day - and the number is still rising

Hospital admissions linked to smoking have increased by five per cent in the last decade - but the number of deaths has fallen, new figures have revealed. There were an average of 4,700 hospital admissions a day related to smoking - a total of 1.7 milli
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:53

Lawsuit by Tony Gwynn’s Family Shows How Tobacco Companies Used Sports to Market Smokeless Tobacco – It’s Time to Rid Baseball of Tobacco for Good

industry tactics continue today. Smokeless tobacco brands including Skoal and Grizzly continue to advertise in magazines such as Sports Illustrated and ESPN...MLB and the Players Association should agree to a complete prohibition on smokeless tobacco use
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 26, 2016 18:35

[California] VIDEO: Tony Gwynn family: Tobacco industry targeted African Americans

The lawsuit states that the industry honed in on young African-American men in particular, citing a “Project Apollo” marketing campaign that would distribute free samples in “the largest African-American population centers nationwide.”
USA Today
added May 26, 2016 08:13
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