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[Asia, India] Bengaluru doctor gets global honour for anti-tobacco drive

City-based oncologist Dr U S Vishal Rao has been honoured with the '2017 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence' for his contribution towards the fight against use of tobacco in Karnataka. Dr Rao is the Chief of Head and Neck
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 14, 2017 21:01
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[Sweden] Snus milestone passed

Snus does not lead to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a study by Sweden’s Karolinska Institute...“This also means that the last remaining alarm on Swedish snus and an association with cancer now can be dismissed. “For those who foll
Tobacco Reporter
added May 13, 2017 01:46
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[Sweden] Use of moist oral snuff (snus) and pancreatic cancer: Pooled analysis of nine prospective observational studies

We used pooled individual data from the Swedish Collaboration on Health Effects of Snus Use to assess the association between Swedish snus use and the risk of pancreatic cancer. A total of 424,152 male participants from nine cohort studies were followed u
International Journal of Cancer
added May 18, 2017 12:44
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Nicked for $858K, Plus Punitives TBD, for Farmer's Throat Cancer

Lawrence v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-000178. The Florida Fifth Circuit Court jury in Marion County deliberated for nearly nine hours before handing down its decision, which found Reynolds responsible for the smoking-related laryngeal cancer that ultimate
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 10, 2017 16:49
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[Australia] VIDEO: Federal Court fines e-cigarette sellers over 'misleading claims'

The Federal court has fined three online e-cigarette retailers for making false and misleading claims. Australia's consumer watchdog the ACCC took the action after the businesses suggested their products did not contain harmful carcinogens and toxins. It
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:14
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[Australia] E-cigarette companies fined over false claims about toxic chemicals

Australia’s competition regulator has become the first in the world to successfully take legal action against e-cigarette companies for making false and misleading claims about the carcinogens in their products. Federal court Justice John Gilmour ordere
The Guardian (uk)
added May 8, 2017 16:12
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Judicial Watch Sues over Records on Obama E-Cig Regs

filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OS
Judicial Watch
added May 5, 2017 18:22
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Cigarette Smoking and Pancreatic Cancer Survival

Conclusion Cigarette smoking was associated with a reduction in survival among patients with pancreatic cancer.
Journal of Clinical Oncology
added May 5, 2017 12:47
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Do E-Cigarettes Really Contain Ten Times the Carcinogens of Tobacco Cigarettes?

CLAIM: A Japanese study found electronic cigarettes (popularly called "e-cigs") contain ten times as many carcinogens as tobacco cigarettes. RATING: MOSTLY FALSE
Snopes.com
added May 5, 2017 02:05
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[California] Tobacco company says Tony Gwynn was warned

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company... “Plaintiffs are barred from recovering any damages because the dangers claimed by Plaintiffs, if any, are and were open and obvious,” says the company’s response, filed by attorneys at the firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon.
USA Today
added May 4, 2017 05:50
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