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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hammered with $8.5M in Punitives, $13.5M Total, in Suit Over Mouth Cancer

Jurors Monday found R.J. Reynolds liable for $8.5. million in punitive damages for its role in a tobacco industry conspiracy to conceal the dangers of cigarettes, which a Florida widower claimed led to his wife’s mouth cancer. Larkin v. R.J. Reynolds, 200
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:39
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[Canada] Nelson: Tobacco companies should fund new cancer centre

So we want a one-stop shop for cancer treatment in our city, but are wringing our hands about paying for it? Then jack up the lawsuit against tobacco companies to $20 billion and use that money to fund it
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 4, 2015 10:44
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HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

Four substances have been added ...cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke...ortho-Toluidine Known to be a human carcinogen... found in tobacco smoke
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 3, 2014 02:00
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Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr. Dies at 90

Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr., a physician and researcher whose groundbreaking studies connected unprotected sex between men to AIDS, smoking to cervical cancer and air pollution to chronic lung disease, died July 22 at his home in Point Richmond, Calif. He
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2012 07:16
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[Florida] Openings of Oral Cancer Trial Against RJR Top the Tobacco Litigation Review for the Week of June 22

Whether a decades-long smoker who contracted oral cancer knew the dangers of cigarettes in time to prevent her illness took center stage as trial opened Thursday in her husband’s suit against R.J. Reynolds. Carole Larkin, a smoker for more than 30 years,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2015 16:14
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[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53
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Biomarkers of Exposure among U.S. Cigar Smokers: An Analysis of 1999–2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Data

Conclusions: Cigar smokers have higher concentrations of several toxic and carcinogenic substances than nontobacco users. Impact: Our results are consistent with epidemiologic evidence demonstrating cigar smoking as a cause of disease and premature deat
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Nov 7, 2014 11:41
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Smoking history not assessed in cancer trials, study finds

Cancer trials typically do not assess smoking history of participants even though studies have shown tobacco use has adverse effects on cancer treatments, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Yale Cancer Center report in a study published in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 15, 2012 11:05
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Nicotine Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A Global Review

This intentionally selective global review reflects the views and frustrations of a public health physician with 45 years of frontline experience in tobacco control. ... there is much in cigarette smoke that can be changed to make it less carcinogenic an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 5, 2013 23:38
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[UK] Deputy smoking at cancer event

Brian Collins admitted having a puff at the side of the Relay For Life track at Park Farm but claimed he’s been the victim of a political attack by a Labour group supporter. “The individual who has complained about me obviously had an ulterior motive,”
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Jul 12, 2012 09:53
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