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[Nebraska] City Council OKs cigarette tax

The Omaha City Council has approved a controversial plan to tax local sales of tobacco products to finance millions in funding for a new cancer treatment and research center.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 3, 2012 08:02
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[Florida] Mistrial, as Jurors Deliberate Smoker's Claim RJR Caused Cancer That Took Her Larynx

After an emergency rendered a juror unable to continue deliberations, a Florida 11th Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case of a smoker suing the nation's second-largest tobacco company over the cancer that took her larynx. Morales v.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 7, 2016 04:06
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[Canada] THE COST OF SMOKING: A MANITOBA STUDY (PDF)

A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
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[Germany] The development of scientific consultants: how the tobacco industry creates controversy on the carcinogenicity of tobacco-specific nitrosamines

Economic interests of the tobacco industry have strongly influenced the research activity of Richter and his group. The publications of his working group about carcinogenic effects of TSNAs published between 1992 and 2009 should therefore not be regarded
Tobacco Control
added Apr 16, 2013 05:48
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JAMA publishes report on risk of second-hand smoke with heat-not-burn cigarettes

A study on secondhand smoke from the next generation of heat-not-burn cigarettes found the products release some of the same cancer-causing chemicals as do traditional cigarettes. The study by the University of Bern in Switzerland was published Friday i
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jun 1, 2017 03:12
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VIDEO: #CATmageddon: Watch the Anti-Smoking Cat Ad That's Better Than the Grammys (Video)

Cat lovers who watched the Grammys will only be talking about one thing from the show: an ad saying cats are twice as likely to get cancer if they’re always breathing in secondhand smoke from their owners.
TheWrap.com
added Feb 16, 2016 13:36
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[Canada] Daniel Dion, Celine Dion's brother, dies of cancer

on Saturday after a battle with cancer...59...Celine Dion prepares for the funeral of her husband, René Angélil, who died...after a long battle with throat cancer....[Dion] was admitted...with cancer of the throat, tongue and brain.
CNN
added Jan 18, 2016 21:07
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LAWSUIT EXPOSES CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICALS FROM E-CIGARETTES

it has filed lawsuits against leading tobacco companies and other e-cigarette companies, including RJ Reynolds (Vuse brand), Fontem/Imperial Tobacco (blu brand), NJOY and 12 others for high levels of two cancer-causing chemicals found by independent testi
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Nov 19, 2015 18:12
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HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality (PDF)

By passing proven public health policies to prevent tobacco use and help those addicted quit, increase access to affordable health coverage for people with cancer and their families and promote patient access to palliative care that improves their qua
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 6, 2015 11:41
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Physicians testified for tobacco companies against dying cancer patients

Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard paid the six board-certified otolaryngologists - physicians specializing in diseases of the ear, nose, throat and related structures - to testify on behalf of the tobacco industry in over 50 cases. The testimony prov
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:48
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