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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

handed down a $2 million verdict night against R.J. Reynolds, and found punitives potentially warranted, for the part they concluded the cigarette maker played in the throat cancer-related death of a Florida smoker. Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015-CA-002554.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 20:23
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Queen Aretha's troubled soul: A mother by the age of 13 and married to a pimp at 19... how Franklin overcame a broken home to become one of the greatest singers ever and win the R-E-S-P-E-C-T of millions

Franklin, who had been having hospice care, died from advanced pancreatic cancer - a disease she had been fighting since 2010. Although her health had been crippled by years of alcoholism, heavy smoking and obesity, she only announced last year that she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:33
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

Jurors in Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit, sitting in Alachua County, found cigarettes, and Reynolds’ participation in a decades-long scheme to hide the dangers of smoking, hooked Tyrone Dixon to nicotine and led to fatal throat cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:24
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TRUMP’S PLAN TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN INVOLVES GIVING HIS CONSTITUENTS CANCER

is considering a proposal—a “significant new-use rule”—that says manufacturers of asbestos products would have to inform the agency prior to an asbestos-containing item going to market, in order to give the E.P.A. time to evaluate its risks. But, shocker
Vanity Fair
added Aug 11, 2018 15:17
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Report: Kentucky short on cancer-fighting policies

Kentucky earned red (falling short) in these areas: smoke-free laws, tobacco-prevention funding and indoor-tanning restrictions. Tougher policies in those areas is important because Kentucky is No. 1 in incidence and mortalities from cancer, according to
Insider Louisville
added Aug 11, 2018 15:00
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How Do You MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality 16th Edition 2018 (PDF)

There are three proven ways to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Like a three- legged stool, each component works in conjunction with the others, and all three are necessary to overcome this country’s tobacco epidemic. • Increase the
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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Monsanto Roundup cancer lawsuit raises questions about EPA, herbicides and ethics

“On one end of the spectrum you have very potent carcinogens like asbestos, and tobacco smoke, that affect a broad swath of people, on the other hand you have very innocuous things...In-between those, you have everything else, and a mild-to-moderate carci
Salon Magazine
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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ACS CAN Report Measures State Progress in Fight Against Cancer

(ACS CAN) annual How Do You Measure Up? report reveals that a majority of states are still missing opportunities to save lives and protect the health of their residents.... Tobacco Excise Taxes: In Oklahoma, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that included a
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:03
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Smoker's Death, as Trial Begins

Tyrone Dixon, 39, died in 1994...Dixon’s family contends Reynolds took part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that hooked him to cigarettes and ultimately killed him.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:41
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[Minnesota] Cancer-causing chemical formed in e-cigarette users

found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) – a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer – the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes. The study
Insight News (Minneapolis, MN)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:04
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