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[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
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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
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[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
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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
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[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
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 17:49
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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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Teens Trying Alternative Tobacco Products a Disturbing Trend, Says American Heart Association

“This new survey should put the FDA on high alert. With more teens turning to alternative tobacco products, the need for a final deeming rule has become ever more urgent. While the downward trend in teen cigarette smoking is a wonderful victory, this su
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 24, 2015 04:17
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SIEGEL: New Research Suggests that Anti-Smoking Groups' Propaganda About Electronic Cigarettes' Harms is Causing Tragic Consequences

Nearly one-third of smokers who discontinued e-cigarette use and returned to exclusive smoking listed concern over the health effects of vaping as a very important reason for stopping e-cigarette use....despite the propaganda being disseminated by many an
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 25, 2014 00:28
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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[UK] Measuring the acute cardiovascular effects of shisha smoking: a cross-sectional study

The acute heart rate, blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels were seen to rise significantly after smoking shisha. The weak correlation between carbon monoxide levels and the other variables suggests that carbon monoxide levels had not contributed to t
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:28
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