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[Florida] VIDEOS: Vila v. Philip Morris

claims defendant tobacco manufacturer, Philip Morris, concealed the dangers of its cigarettes while furthering an addiction to nicotine that caused Vila's smoking-related illness. Outcome Verdict in favor of the defense.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:23
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[Florida] Philip Morris Defense Prevails in $22M Laryngeal Cancer Suit

found Philip Morris-brand cigarettes did not cause the cancer that cost Jose Vila his larynx. A decades-long smoker, Vila sought up to $21.9 million in damages in his Engle progeny claim against the tobacco company. However, Robert McCarter, representing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:21
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Electronic Cigarettes Might Not Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) might appeal to cancer patients whose doctors have advised to quit smoking. The devices are marketed as a relatively benign alternative, although there is not yet adequate information to support this perception. They s
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jan 23, 2015 13:27
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Is Your Data Safe at Healthcare.gov?

[AP] report that the health insurance site has been sharing user data …with companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook. ...it could then “start showing you smoking ads or infer your risk of cancer based on where you live, how old you are and your status
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 23, 2015 12:30
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[UK] Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests

Certain electronic cigarettes used at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical / However the research, done in test tubes, does not prove a health risk / Also does not mean e-cigarettes are better o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:49
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Study Links E-Cigarettes to Formaldehyde, Cancer Risk

Research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found high-powered tanks used in e-cigarettes to heat nicotine-laced liquid produced a type of formaldehyde not previously detected in e-cigarettes, making the cancer risk from formaldeh
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 22, 2015 08:10
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Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests

Certain electronic cigarettes used at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical However the research, done in test tubes, does not prove a health risk Also does not mean e-cigarettes are better or
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 08:07
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E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says

Researchers measure more formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapor than is found in traditional cigarette smoke / Formaldehyde can cause leukemia and nasopharyngeal cancer in people, health experts say
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 22, 2015 07:56
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LETTER: Hidden Formaldehyde in E-Cigarette Aerosols

long-term vaping is associated with an incremental lifetime cancer risk of 4.2×10−3. This risk is 5 times as high, or even 15 times as high as the risk associated with long-term smoking
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 22, 2015 07:44
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High-Voltage Vaping May Expose Users to Formaldehyde

More than 2% of solvent molecules in aerosol samples produced by "vaping" e-cigarettes converted into hemiacetal compounds known to spontaneously degrade into formaldehyde -- "reaching concentrations higher than concentrations of nicotine," they wrote in
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2015 13:31
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