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GRIER: We Used Terrible Science to Justify Smoking Bans

the debunking of the previous decade’s heart miracles should provide some grounds for humility. It may be neither feasible nor desirable to set back the clock and permit smoking everywhere, but laws in a liberal society can accommodate the rights and pref
added Feb 14, 2017 03:33

[Florida] $2M Verdict But No Punitives in Retrial of Engle Cancer Suit Against RJR and Philip Morris

Jurors today awarded $2 million in a Florida man’s suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the artery disease and cancer that he says killed his wife, a smoker for more than 40 years.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:46

E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About

But it turns out e-cigarette vapors may be full of suspected lung irritants, chemicals with addictive properties that could contribute to heart troubles down the road, says Dr. Norman Edelman...Here’s the scoop on how this controversial device could impa
The Daily Beast
added Oct 6, 2014 10:14

[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02

Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45

Florida Jury Awards $806,000 To Plaintiff In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded $225,000 in punitive damages to an Engle progeny plaintiff, bringing the total award to a widow whose husband died from coronary artery disease to $806,000 (Veda Bryant v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2015-CA-001691, Fla. Cir., 1st Jud., Escambia C
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 11, 2017 22:06

[Canada] Calgary heart attack rates plummeted after public smoking ban implemented

The rate of cardiac arrests in Calgary fell suddenly and steeply following the introduction of public smoking bans a decade ago, states provincial health care data. Emergency department visits due to heart attacks in Calgary went from 154.8 per 100,000
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09

[Canada] Heart attack rates in Calgary plummet dramatically in wake of tobacco bans

On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 24, 2017 14:31

[Florida] Jury Awards $6M To WWII Hero's Widow In Engle Case ($$)

The jury decided Thursday that RJR was not responsible for Fox's death, but that Fox suffered $6 million worth of damages from smoking-related injuries like pain, suffering, mental anguish and a decrease in his ability to enjoy life. It assigned 50 perce
added Feb 24, 2017 17:49

GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigs have fast and substantial effects on arteries keeps piling up

immediate increase in the amount of endothelial progenitor cells (EPS)...These effects are comparable in magnitude, but faster than the effects of smoking a cigarette...important because they are fast and because cardiovascular and metabolic disease kill
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2016 16:38
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