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[California] A Smoking Gun: Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Twenty-one of the 24 companies whose products were tested had at least one product that produced high levels of one or both of these chemicals, in violation of California’s consumer protection law, Proposition 65. CEH is taking legal action against th
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 21:19
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[Massachusetts] PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS’ MOTION IN LIMINE TO EXCLUDE DR. HAMMOND’S TESTIMONY REGARDING FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (PDF)

In his report, Dr. Hammond discusses feasible designs which could have reduced smokers’ exposure to carcinogenic tars. Ex. B. They include lower tar cigarettes, e-cigarettes, reduced nicotine cigarettes, and cigarettes with fewer tobacco-specific nitro
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:33
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SIEGEL: Dr. Alan Blum Points Out Big Tobacco Connections of Sponsor of Film on Cancer

published an interesting op-ed last Friday in the Tuscaloosa News. The commentary reveals that several of the sponsors of the recent PBS documentary on cancer as well as the Stand Up to Cancer telethon have strong connections to Big Tobacco and are actua
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 8, 2015 12:39
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[Florida] Philip Morris Defense Prevails in $22M Laryngeal Cancer Suit

found Philip Morris-brand cigarettes did not cause the cancer that cost Jose Vila his larynx. A decades-long smoker, Vila sought up to $21.9 million in damages in his Engle progeny claim against the tobacco company. However, Robert McCarter, representing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:21
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BLUM: "Stand Up To Cancer" not standing up to cigarette promoters

Among SIEMENS's customers is Philip Morris USA...Safeway continues to sell cigarettes ...Steve Tisch Foundation...four of eight Publishing Partners of Stand Up To Cancer own mass circulation magazines that advertise cigarettes...it is shameful that the or
AL.com
added Sep 9, 2014 12:03
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Exposure to nitrosamines in thirdhand tobacco smoke increases cancer risk in non-smokers

results presented here highlight the potentially severe long-term consequences of THS exposure, particularly to children, and give strong evidence of its potential health risk and, therefore, they should be considered when developing future environmental
Science Direct
added Jul 17, 2014 08:20
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Will we ever… have safe cigarettes?

The use of both snus and e-cigarettes will probably remain highly controversial, even after more data comes in. This reflects a tension in public health circles: given smoking is so addictive and damaging, is it acceptable or even ethical to reduce that h
BBC Online
added Nov 19, 2012 09:44
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[Florida] Attorneys Debate Link Between Cigarettes and Woman's Cancer in Openings of Trial Against RJR

Reynolds and a tobacco industry scheme to hook young smokers to cigarettes played a central role in the cancer death of 42-year-old Florida woman, an attorney for the woman’s daughter told jurors Wednesday, as trial began against the tobacco giant. Adamso
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:22
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Philip Morris Avoids Lion's Share of Liability at Trial Over Florida Smoker's Throat Cancer

A state court jury Thursday linked Philip Morris cigarettes to a Florida woman’s laryngeal cancer and her eventual death, but limited its verdict to six figures in medical expenses and found the tobacco company responsible for less than 1/20th of that amo
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 00:46
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BERMAN/HATSUKAMI: Reducing tobacco-related harm: FDA’s proposed product standard for smokeless tobacco

This Special Communication discusses the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed rule that would limit N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) levels in smokeless tobacco products. It argues that finalising and implementing this first 'product standard' would
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:39
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