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[Canada] Pot-smoking cancer patient loses case

His ex-bosses argued that, for months, French had been smoking marijuana at work contrary to the law and workplace rules, and only offered the excuse that he’s a cancer survivor.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 16:50
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[Florida] Lawyers Win First Punitives in Non-Engle Tobacco Trial

jury deliberated for more than nine hours before awarding $4.95 million in compensatory damages and for four hours before awarding $8.5 million in punitive damages....product defect, fraudulent concealment and conspiracy, and found that Larkin relied on t
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 24, 2015 06:44
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Physicians testified for tobacco companies against dying cancer patients

Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard paid the six board-certified otolaryngologists - physicians specializing in diseases of the ear, nose, throat and related structures - to testify on behalf of the tobacco industry in over 50 cases. The testimony prov
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:48
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[UK] Cancer taskforce tells NHS: get up to date and save 30,000 lives a year

Outdated treatment, uncertain funding and failure to battle big causes of cancer – with one in five people still smoking – blamed for unnecessary suffering
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:31
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[UK] Cancer treatment on NHS should get radical overhaul to save 30,000 lives a year

The task force’s report also sets out measures to improve cancer prevention – with a target to reduce smoking rates from today’s 18 per cent to less than 13 per cent by 2020, to improve patient experience of cancer treatment, provide better support for p
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:30
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[UK] Cigarettes should cost £15 a packet to prevent thousands of deaths, say leading medics

Medics want the Government to consider big hikes in cigarette prices and a new “fat tax” to prevent 30,000 cancer deaths a year. Experts on the Independent Cancer Taskforce also said all patients should get their cancer test results within four weeks in
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:29
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[UK] Action urged on cancer strategy aiming to save 30,000 lives a year

A report by the Independent Cancer Taskforce has suggested six "strategic priorities" for the NHS to make "substantial improvements" in cancer care in England at a time when cancer cases are rising. It said 280,000 people were diagnosed with cancer in En
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:19
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[UK] Cost of a packet of cigarettes could rocket to £15 as part of new measures in the fight against cancer

Measure is part of six health 'priorities' recommended in new report £2billion five-year plan will focus on prevention and early diagnosis Experts hope it could save 30,000 lives each year when implemented
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:17
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E-Cigarettes: Are Advocates Just Blowing Smoke?

Studies show that most smokers are killed not by cancer but by heart disease and non-cancer lung disease, said Glantz, who has done extensive research on the cardiovascular effects of tobacco. “E-cigarettes do deliver fewer carcinogens than conventional c
NIH Record
added Jul 29, 2015 16:41
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Tobacco Companies Still Battling Smoking-Cancer Link

The doctors pointed the finger at everything from alcohol to mouthwash to salted fish and more. Doctors and lawyers on behalf of the tobacco companies would pick up on the most minute details of a plaintiff’s lifestyle, even something as simple as living
Discovery Channel
added Jul 22, 2015 15:10
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