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[California] Gwynn Family, Tobacco Company Reach Settlement in All-Star Tony Gwynn’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

“We assess litigation on a case-by-case basis and determined this agreement was in the best interests of the company,” U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. spokesman Steve Callahan said in a statement to NBC 7. Altria, which bought U.S. Smokeless Tobacco in 2009,
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Sep 8, 2018 20:21
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GLANTZ: Reynolds’ own data do not support their claim that because exclusive users of Camel Snus experience lower levels of exposure to some toxicants, they will reduce their risk of harm from lung cancer, oral cancer, respiratory disease, and heart dise

My colleagues at UCSF have submitted this public comment to FDA regarding RJR's application to sell Camel Snus as a reduced risk product. The tracking number at regulations.gov is 1k2-9510-3zjn. A PDF of the comment is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:48
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Vaping Can Damage DNA, Saliva Study Suggests

A study of saliva samples from a small group of electronic-cigarette users confirmed that vaping produces chemicals capable of damaging DNA and potentially increasing cancer risk. After collecting saliva before and after a 15-minute vaping session from
MedPage Today
added Aug 24, 2018 14:10
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History of heavy drinking linked to more aggressive prostate cancer

One potentially confounding factor is that many of the men with high grade tumors also smoked. There has been some research showing that smoking is associated with high tumor grade, Allott said. “Because alcohol and smoking are two behaviors that go hand
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2018 13:41
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Throat Cancer

was cleared of responsibility Tuesday for the throat cancer a Cuban immigrant claims was caused by years of smoking the company’s cigarettes. Morales v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-016277. Jurors in the state’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, needed ab
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 24, 2018 14:17
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Vaping, e-cigarettes can mutate users’ DNA, cause cancer, new research says

The research, which was presented at the ACS 256th National Meeting & Exposition on Aug. 20, found increased levels of three DNA-damaging compounds in the users’ saliva. Compared with people who don’t use e-cigarettes or vape, four of the five users sh
PhillyVoice.com
added Aug 24, 2018 12:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2M Verdict In Smoking Death Suit ($$)

A Florida state jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. partially at fault for the death of a lifelong smoker who succumbed to laryngeal cancer, returning a $2 million verdict, according to court records. Tyrone Dixon was addicted to cigarettes, the jury f
Law360
added Aug 24, 2018 14:01
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[Florida] Avera & Smith Secures $2 Million Tobacco Case Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds for Family of Deceased Laryngeal Cancer Victim

family of Tyrone Dixon, who contracted laryngeal cancer and passed away in 1994 at age 38 as a result of his addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine. Mr. Dixon started to smoke at age 11 or 12 while growing up in Milton, Florida, and continued to smok
PR Newswire
added Aug 21, 2018 17:39
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2M Verdict In Smoking Death Suit ($$)

A Florida state jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. partially at fault for the death of a lifelong smoker who succumbed to laryngeal cancer, returning a $2 million verdict, according to court records. Tyrone Dixon was addicted to cigarettes, the jury fo
Law360
added Aug 21, 2018 12:39
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Economic cost of tobacco-related cancers in Sri Lanka f[FREE FULL TEXT]

Burden of tobacco smoking and ST-related cancers as reflected in these economic costs is enormous: affecting the healthcare system and country’s economy. Policymakers should take note of this burden and address tobacco consumption control as a priority.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 11:55
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