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[Florida] RJ Reynolds hit with $34.7M verdict for family of Air Force sergeant who died of cancer

Jones Day partner David Monde argued that O’Hara’s family had already been fairly compensated by the $14.7 million award. Monde also argued that punishing R.J. Reynolds for the actions of its previous executives and board members was unfair. “You’re punis
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Sep 16, 2015 10:59
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Researchers call for retraction of NEJM paper showing dangers of e-cigarettes with 9 comments

Researchers and advocates are calling for the retraction of a 2015 letter in the New England Journal of Medicine that suggested that e-cigarettes are as harmful – if not more than – traditional cigarettes....that e-cigarettes expose smokers to significant
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:27
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California lawsuit alleges cancer risk in Vuse electronic cigarette

claims R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. is violating California law by failing to include a potential carcinogen risk, particularly exposure to formaldehyde and acetaldehyde, in its marketing and labels. The complaint cites the California Consumers Legal Remedies
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2015 10:43
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[North Carolina] N.C. congressional districts have higher than normal cancer rates

counties with higher than average cancer death rates also have increased rates of smoking among adults. Besides lung cancer, Foley said smoking increases the risk for other cancers, such as neck, bladder and cervical. "In communities where tobacco use is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 13, 2015 11:05
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[UK] Why some smokers get cancer and others don't: Scientists discover genes that 'lower the risk of early death'

Found that long-living smokers have specific genes that promote longevity They help the body's cells protect themselves from the damage of smoking 'Longevity' genes were also linked with an 11% lower incidence of cancer
This is Money (uk)
added Sep 11, 2015 08:24
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Why some smokers get cancer and others don't: Scientists discover genes that 'lower the risk of early death'

Smokers who live for a long time may have specific genes promoting a lengthy lifespan, their study found. And these 'longevity' genes were also linked with an 11 per cent lower incidence of cancer. Scientists say the genes help the body's cells maintain
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 12:11
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LETTER: BATES/FARSOLINOS: E-cigarettes need to be tested for safety under realistic conditions

In our view, Pankow et al. have not addressed adequately the key criticism of their report: that they used results from laboratory tests of e-cigarettes under conditions that rarely occur in practice to calculate a human cancer risk. Pankow et al. did no
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:40
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LETTER: PANKOW/STRONGIN/PEYTON: Formaldehyde from e-cigarettes—it's not as simple as some suggest

In their communication here, and previously in the New England Journal of Medicine, Bates & Farsalinos make numerous assertions and assumptions that are not supported by facts. We address these as follows:
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:37
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LETTER: BATES/FARSALINOS: Research letter on e-cigarette cancer risk was so misleading it should be retracted

We have documented the flaws in the experiment and cancer risk calculations and in the authors' reply to criticisms of their work, and written to the editor of NEJM requesting the retraction of the letter. Many academic journals, including NEJM, particip
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:34
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[California] RJ Reynolds Latest Co. Hit With False Ad Suit Over E-Cig Risks ($$)

RJ Reynolds Vapor Co. has failed to warn California consumers that electronic cigarettes contain carcinogens, according to a proposed class action filed Tuesday in federal court that follows a similar suit launched earlier this month against Imperial Toba
Law360
added Sep 9, 2015 23:20
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