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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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Effects of menthol flavor cigarettes or total urinary menthol on biomarkers of nicotine and carcinogenic exposure and behavioral measures

Conclusions Urinary menthol is an independent predictive biomarker for nicotine dependence, addictive and carcinogenic exposure, and behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:09
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[Minnesota] E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

But as scientists scramble to study the trendy devices, they are discovering more reasons that they should be approached with caution. The latest findings of a small study from the University of Minnesota suggest that vaping may raise levels of DNA-dam
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:22
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E-cigarettes can damage DNA

Today, researchers report that vaping may modify the genetic material, or DNA, in the oral cells of users, which could increase their cancer risk. The researchers will present their results today at the 256th National Meeting & Exposition of the American
American Chemical Society
added Aug 20, 2018 16:16
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Vaping increases risk of DNA mutations which could lead to cancer, study suggests

Vaping could increase the risk of mouth cancers, according to a new study, which suggests e-cigarettes lead to the build-up of chemicals known to cause harmful DNA mutations. US researchers presented findings from a small, as yet unpublished, trial whic
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:14
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[Minnesota] VAPING COULD RAISE RISK OF CANCER, STUDY FINDS

recruited five e-cigarette users, and collected samples of their saliva before and after they vaped for 15 minutes. The team then studied the saliva for chemicals that are believed to damage DNA. After vaping, the participants’ saliva contained higher le
Newsweek
added Aug 20, 2018 16:13
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Vaping Can Damage DNA, But Will It Cause Cancer?

The saliva of a small group of e-cigarette users contained increased levels of three DNA-damaging compounds, the researchers said. These chemicals are formaldehyde, acrolein and methylglyoxal. Further, four of the five e-cigarette users showed increased
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2018 16:12
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South Carolina could be doing more to reduce cancer, study finds

In this year’s report, South Carolina also scored red for smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention funding... “Our cigarette tax is the sixth-lowest in the country and the tax on other tobacco products also ranks at the bottom,” she said. “While 64 cities and
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 20, 2018 15:48
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

handed down a $2 million verdict night against R.J. Reynolds, and found punitives potentially warranted, for the part they concluded the cigarette maker played in the throat cancer-related death of a Florida smoker. Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015-CA-002554.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 20:23
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