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85% of Oral Cancer Cases in Sudan Caused by Chewing Tobacco, Study Shows

A recent study has revealed that 8-9 million Sudanese people chew tobacco and indicated that 82% of oral cancer cases are attributed to this. The report further said that 92% of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking while 5% of Sudanese women carry g
Sudan Vision (sd)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:36
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[Canada] No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds

Although no link was seen for cancer in general, the researchers did find that low oxygen levels related to sleep apnea were associated with smoking-related cancers, such as lung cancer.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2014 13:15
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 19

Jose Vila v. Philip Morris... The verdict, which jurors took more than six hours to reach, gives tobacco manufacturers the win in the first state court Engle progeny case to come to trial in 2015. On Wednesday, however, a federal jury in Jacksonville hit
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:25
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms RJ Reynolds' Win In Smoker's Suit ($$)

The jury had determined that Juan Ojeda was addicted to cigarettes and that they caused emphysema and lung cancer, but the cigarettes were not a legal cause of his death because R.J. Reynolds had presented contradictory evidence that said Ojeda died of c
Law360
added Jul 14, 2014 12:21
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
Law360
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55
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[Canada] Head and neck cancers the focus of tobacco-free week

Tobacco-related cancers of the head and neck are in the spotlight this year as Quebec marks tobacco-free week. A television and social media campaign featuring people and families struggling with cancer end with a heavy tag line: "Smoking, suffering, dy
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 20:59
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[USA] Menthol Cigarettes, Race/Ethnicity and Biomarkers of Tobacco Use in US Adults: The 1999- 2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

current menthol cigarette use was associated with increased concentration of blood cadmium, an established carcinogen and highly toxic metal, but not with other biomarkers. Impact: These findings provide information regarding possible differences in expos
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 7, 2013 14:31
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New Study Finds 17.4 Million U.S. Adults Smoke Cigars, Showing Need For FDA to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health

These trends come as tobacco companies have exploited regulatory and tax loopholes to promote cigars, often in ways that appeal to kids... It is imperative that the FDA and Congress take action to address the health risks posed by cigar smoking and preve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:18
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[Florida] $11M Verdict Thumps R.J. Reynolds in Throat Cancer Trial

Jurors Wednesday awarded $11 million to a former smoker for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in causing the throat cancer that took her voice box. Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-CA-001121. Florence Monroe, 71, started smoking at 14 and
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:00
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