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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

“I am so grateful that the jury held Philip Morris accountable for its actions over the past 60 years,” stated Mrs. Berger, who has developed severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from smoking. “Before this lawsuit I had no idea that the to
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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[UK] Would YOU accept donor lungs from a heavy smoker? That's the terrible dilemma Sharee faced

What makes Sharee’s story even more remarkable is that her new lungs came from a 55-year-old smoker. In fact, this is not unusual, with one in five lung transplant patients given organs from 20-a-day smokers, according to research revealed earlier this y
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:17
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CHEST, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. aim to bring COPD awareness to Hispanic population with new campaign "Tome Un Respiro" Campaign Provides Spanish-Language Resources and Support

to raise awareness among Hispanics in the U.S. about the prevalence, treatment options, and disease management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This COPD awareness campaign offers Spanish-language materials, information, and resources that
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2014 13:47
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[Europe] Respiratory specialists say no to e-cigarettes

European Respiratory Society has nailed its colours firmly to the mast of not supporting their use. At the ERS congress in Munich, the world’s biggest respiratory meeting with over 22,000 registered delegates, research is being presented that casts asper
PharmaTimes (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 12:13
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[Vermont] KNEIPP: Smoke-free zones are safety zones for some

When someone with asthma or COPD coughs or shows signs of difficulty breathing after being around smoke, it isn’t to be passive aggressive or rude. It is because the smoke causes a physical reaction which makes it difficult to breathe. If you smoke and ar
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Sep 8, 2014 11:52
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[Florida] Counsel Debate Illness and Damages As Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit Goes to the Jury

Paul suffered from a smoking-related respiratory disease for 20 years, including the last half-decade of his life that “bordered on the horrific,” Baum’s attorney told jurors in closing arguments before asking for up to $24.9 million in compensatory damag
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2014 14:52
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 1

After less than a full day of deliberations, the jury found Paul Baum, the deceased smoker at the center of the suit, did not have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.../ Ken Ellis’s suit stems from his mother’s death at 57 from lung cancer. Ellis clai
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2014 14:49
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Experts Dispute Whether Smoker Suffered From COPD in Florida Tobacco Lawsuit

opposing counsel sparred over whether Paul Baum, the deceased smoker at the heart of an Engle progeny tobacco suit, died from smoking-related respiratory disease or a rare cartilage disorder unrelated to his smoking. Baum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:39
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[Ireland] VIDEO: Vine shows the vast difference between a healthy lung and that of a heavy smoker

The vine, which was posted by user Devon Arbelo, demonstrates the damage long-term and persistent smoking can have on your lungs.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:14
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