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Cancer burden rises to 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018 (PDF)

“Best practice measures embedded in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control have effectively reduced active smoking and prevented involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke in many countries,” says Dr Freddie Bray, Head of the Section of Cancer Surv
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
added Sep 13, 2018 14:13
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Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Lung cancer - mainly caused by smoking - is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide... IARC’s report said prevention efforts - such as stop-smoking campaigns, screenings, and human papillomavirus vaccinations - may have helped reduce incidence rates
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 17:05
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Tony Gwynn family reaches settlement with tobacco company over his death

The family of deceased baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has reached a settlement with the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, ending a lawsuit filed by the family that sought to hold the company responsible for “killing a baseball legend.” The family’s atto
USA Today
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[California] Family of baseball great Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit against tobacco industry giant

A major tobacco company agreed Thursday to settle a negligence and product liability lawsuit filed by the family of San Diego Padre great Tony Gwynn, who died of cancer at 54, decades after the company allegedly hooked him on — and then used him to promo
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[California] VIDEO: Family of late Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit with tobacco company

Gwynn used as many as two cans of smokeless tobacco per day...According to attorneys for the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and attorneys for the Gwynn family...this matter has been resolved to all parties’ satisfaction. The terms will remain confidential
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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[New York] Adolescent Users of Juul, Other E-Cigarette Pods Exposed to Nearly As Much Nicotine as Smokers, Study Shows

young users of newer “pod” e-cigarette devices are absorbing nicotine at levels approaching nicotine exposure from traditional combustible cigarettes... Juul and similar products contain high concentrations of a modified, salt form of nicotine, which is m
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Sep 9, 2018 16:43
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[California] Gwynn's family settles suit with tobacco company

Gwynn’s widow and children filed the wrongful death lawsuit in 2016. In their filing, they contended Gwynn was “hopelessly addicted” to the company’s smokeless tobacco and started using it in 1977. That was about 10 years before health warnings were prin
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2018 20:22
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[California] Gwynn Family, Tobacco Company Reach Settlement in All-Star Tony Gwynn’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

“We assess litigation on a case-by-case basis and determined this agreement was in the best interests of the company,” U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. spokesman Steve Callahan said in a statement to NBC 7. Altria, which bought U.S. Smokeless Tobacco in 2009,
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Sep 8, 2018 20:21
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GLANTZ: Reynolds’ own data do not support their claim that because exclusive users of Camel Snus experience lower levels of exposure to some toxicants, they will reduce their risk of harm from lung cancer, oral cancer, respiratory disease, and heart dise

My colleagues at UCSF have submitted this public comment to FDA regarding RJR's application to sell Camel Snus as a reduced risk product. The tracking number at regulations.gov is 1k2-9510-3zjn. A PDF of the comment is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:48
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History of heavy drinking linked to more aggressive prostate cancer

One potentially confounding factor is that many of the men with high grade tumors also smoked. There has been some research showing that smoking is associated with high tumor grade, Allott said. “Because alcohol and smoking are two behaviors that go hand
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2018 13:41
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