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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

Izzarelli, then of Norwich, sued the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 after having her larynx removed at age 36 due to laryngeal cancer. She had started smoking Salem Kings menthol cigarettes in the 1970s, at age 13, during a time when the company re
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57
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[Connecticut] $28.1M judgment upheld in former Norwich woman’s suit against tobacco company

A tobacco company is on the hook for paying $28.1 million to a former Norwich woman who developed cancer after she began smoking at the age of 12. Her’s is the first smoker’s case to come to trial in Connecticut and the first jury verdict ever to be ret
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
Law360
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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Study: Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’

“It’s important for the FDA, the e-cigarette companies and vapers themselves to know that these heating coils, as currently made, seem to be leaking toxic metals—which then get into the aerosols that vapers inhale,” says study senior author Ana María Rule
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Feb 26, 2018 16:06
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[India] AJALKUMAR: We Know How To Prevent Cancers… Are We Really Doing What's Needed?

Government must continue to levy higher taxes on cigarettes and bidis and enforce the ban on the sale of smokeless products. Taxes are a cost-effective way to reduce consumption of tobacco products though they would primarily impact those from lower socio
BW Businessworld (in)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:37
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Most Adults Fail To Understand That Nicotine Does Not Cause Cancer

PinneyAssociates' Analysis Shows that Nicotine Misperceptions are Widespread, Especially among Current Smokers, which May Reduce Their Willingness to Try Less Harmful Nicotine-Containing Products
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2018 16:20
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Comparison of Urine 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3)Pyridyl-1-Butanol and Cotinine for Assessment of Active and Passive Smoke Exposure in Urban Adolescents

Conclusions: Urine NNAL screening finds a large majority (94%) of urban adolescents are exposed to tobacco. African Americans are exposed to higher levels of SHS than other ethnic/racial groups.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Feb 23, 2018 16:28
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Lungs, marijuana and cancer

Why it is thorny to study the effects of Cannabis sativa, also called marijuana. People who smoke both marijuana and tobacco make study outcomes difficult. Which one caused what? It’s hard for researchers to set standards to measure effects of illegal ma
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Feb 22, 2018 16:37
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Kentucky] 'I beat breast cancer - but the treatment side effects nearly killed me': High-flying lawyer, politician and farmer, 52, describes agonizing her battle with lymphedema

Harrod also takes care of herself, keeping in shape, eating organic, and never smoking ('Not in a million years!' she says, despite tending to the tobacco farm that's been passed down through her family).
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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