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[Florida] Former Lawyer's Widow Awarded $1M in Trial Against Philip Morris Over Fatal Cancer

A Florida State Court jury Thursday awarded $1 million to the widow of a lawyer and real estate developer after finding Philip Morris responsible for his coronary artery disease and fatal lung cancer. Sommers v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-001464.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 8, 2017 21:58
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GLANTZ: Accumulating evidence suggests e-cigs 1/3 to 1/2 as bad as cigs (maybe higher)

the evidence that e-cigarettes substantially increase heart and lung disease keeps piling up....heart and vascular disease (including stroke) and non-cancer lung disease account for over 70% of smoking-caused deaths. In addition, unlike cancer, where the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 10, 2016 15:35
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned 'smoking' testimony that prompted new 4-week trial

Insurance defense attorney Nancy Raynor says her assets have been frozen and a lien put on her home because her witness had a slip of the tongue ... judge had ruled that jurors were not to hear that a deceased lung-cancer patient had been a smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2015 17:11
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[Canada] Tackling smoking cessation systematically among inpatients with heart disease ($$)

Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:01
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[Africa, South Africa] The Great SA Smoking Survey 2013: results

79% of survey respondents say they picked up the habit before age 20. Of these, a disturbing 13% were aged between six and 13 years. Clearly, it's easy for children and teenagers to access cigarettes, regardless of the fact that selling tobacco product
Health 24 (za)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:04
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[Germany] Electronic Cigarettes Have Slight Impact on Heart: Study

Appear to be far less toxic than tobacco cigarettes, researcher says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2012 12:28
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[Florida] Closing arguments in smoker's $8.5 million lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds held Tuesday

Attorney Cory Hohnbaum of the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding representing R.J. Reynolds said the plaintiff failed to prove his heart problems were solely a result of smoking and that blaming the tobacco company was unfair... Rouse, now 64, und
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:57
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[Canada] Smoking abstinence 1 year after acute coronary syndrome: follow-up from a randomized controlled trial of varenicline in patients admitted to hospital

Varenicline was efficacious for smoking cessation in this high-risk patient population. However, 60% of patients who received treatment with varenicline still returned to smoking.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:02
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GLANTZ: Why the data in latest study on smoke free laws and heart attacks supports an effect

Vivian Ho and colleagues ... concluded that “Smoking bans were not associated with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure hospitalizations...This conclusion differs from our meta-analysis of 45 studies of 33 smoke-free laws, the Institute of Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:27
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E-Cigarettes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Evaluation of Evidence, Policy Implications, and Recommendations

Thus, taken together, current evidence does not entirely support the notion that e-cigarettes are reduced harm products or effective smoking cessation devices.
Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports
added Jul 10, 2016 15:38
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