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Florida Jury Awards $6.4 Million To Estate In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded the estate of a man who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6.4 million after finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s role in a conspiracy among tobacco companies to hide the dangers of smoking led to the man’s disease and dea
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2016 22:26

[Canada] This may be exactly what smokers need to quit

Le and his team are proposing to develop a new vaccination strategy targeting the lungs, which offers an effective treatment that can sequester nicotine in the airways and limit its entry into the brain. Preliminary results show that levels of nicotine (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:10

ContextMedia:Health Announces Content Partnership with the American Lung Association

"As a mission-driven organization, ContextMedia:Health is excited to collaborate with the American Lung Association to help achieve its mission of saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease," said Anil Harjani, VP of Strategic Part
PR Newswire
added Sep 28, 2016 20:56

[Netherlands] Over 1,000 people sign up for criminal case against tobacco industry

The Sick of Smoking foundation was formed in April this year to put together a class action campaign against the industry on behalf of patients. The aim is not to win damages, but to ensure ‘the tobacco industry really starts behaving differently,’ the FD (nl)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:57

[Florida] RJR Owes $10M For Longtime Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury Tuesday to slam R.J. Reynolds... During closing arguments, plaintiff's attorney Keith Mitnik of Morgan & Morgan told
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22

[UK] Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) says that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2016 12:06

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $3M Verdict Over USAF Vet's Death ($$)

A Florida jury on Friday awarded $3 million to the family of a U.S. Air Force veteran and former jail guard who died of lung disease, finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was liable for his sickness and death but did not deserve to pay punitive damages....
added Sep 26, 2016 23:46

[Florida] $3M Verdict Slaps R.J. Reynolds in Trial Over Ex-Corrections Officer's Emphysema, Death

Jurors Friday awarded $3 million to the widow of a former correctional officer for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in his emphysema and death, but they declined to find punitive damages were warranted against the tobacco giant. Smith v. R.J. Reyn
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 26, 2016 23:36

Department of Health and Human Services: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research on E-Cigarettes (R01)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:46

[Massachusetts] Last Claim Falls In Healthy Smoker Suit ($$)

A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday struck the last consumer protection claim left after an unsuccessful trial in which a class of Marlboro smokers sought to stick Philip Morris with the bill for annual preventive lung screenings.
added Sep 23, 2016 16:33
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