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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35
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[UK] Your smoking could give pets cancer, owners are told: Vet says warnings about second-hand smoke are still not sinking in

Pet owners have not yet got the message that their dogs and cats can get cancer from their second-hand smoke, according to TV 'supervet' Noel Fitzpatrick
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:45
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[Asia, Vietnam] VIDEO: More secondhand smokers suffer from serious diseases

Doctors from the National Hospital for Cancer and Tumor said 30-35 percent of cancer patients are female. Most of them are non-smokers but have relatives who smoke. Statistics in 2015 showed that in Vietnam, 28.5 million non-smokers were exposed to smoke
Vietnam Net
added Jun 1, 2017 18:27
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Report shows that 8.7 million Americans used smokeless tobacco in the past month

3.3 percent of all Americans aged 12 or older (8.7 million people) used some form of smokeless tobacco in the past month. In this report, smokeless tobacco refers to both chewing tobacco and snuff. The report also shows that an estimated 1 million Americ
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:46
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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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[Asia, India] WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY - Oral cancer scourge in urban Ahmedabad

Estimates from the national cancer regist ry and city-based oncologists suggest that Ahmedabad has the highest incidence of oral cancer ca ses, accunting for 56% of cancer cases. Worse, more than half of these oral cancer cases are detected at late stages
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, India] 90% of tobacco users suffer from lung cancer: Study

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day on Tuesday, doctors at SN Medical College said about 80-85% cases of lung cancer are caused due to smoking. Citing a study by his department, Dr Ashok Kumar Arya (radiotherapy) said, “In 2016, 1,300 lung cancer patients
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 22:04
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Editorial: Protect workers' health from secondhand smoke

In spite of his apology for his gaffe, Onishi defended his comment ...What is lacking here is consideration to people who can barely make ends meet apart from going out of their way to work in such environments due to government constraints on social sec
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker Onishi claims cancer patient comment was misunderstood

"I intended to point out that cancer patients don't have to force themselves to work in places where smoking is allowed." He added, "I made the comment during a discussion on employee secondhand smoke exposure at restaurants, and I was not saying that can
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:55
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