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[Canada, UK] Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'

Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised / Worsenings might include difficulty breathing or a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:23
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[Canada] Vape at Your Own Risk: Company-Ordered Recalls and the Lack of Regulation in the Canadian E-Cigarette Industry

Flavour Crafters...received a 26-page report from a chemical analysis laboratory... on Flavour Crafters' line of e-liquids, found one of them to contain a chemical linked to a devastating respiratory disease, and led the London, Ontario company to rapidly
Vice.com
added Mar 30, 2015 21:35
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[Canada] Chest institute review says vaping helps hardcore smokers get off and stay off

In a review of their patients over year, the Montreal Chest Institute has made some optimistic findings about e-cigarettes. 43 percent of smokers who tried to quit by switching to vaping, had still quit from 3 months to a year later.
CJAD 800 AM (ca)
added Jan 20, 2015 19:31
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[Florida] Fla. Court Reverses Judgment For RJR In Smoker's Suit ($$)

Third District Court of Appeal said the trial court should not have ruled that Everett Belanger's suit, filed in 2007, was barred by the statute of limitations, because the date at which he knew or should have known that his chronic obstructive pulmonary
Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:11
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Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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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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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
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[Florida] Counsel For Smoker's Addiction Win a $559,000 Verdict Over Tobacco Companies

Attorney Crane Johnstone with the Schlesinger Law Offices announced Friday, "The five week trial found three of the big four tobacco companies liable and the jury has awarded a partial verdict of $559,000 in past economic damages. Judge Thomas Lynch IV en
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2015 13:02
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[Florida] Addiction a Key Issue as Trial in Fatal COPD Suit Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

As trial began Wednesday in a suit against R.J. Reynolds by the widow of a trucker who smoked through six decades, attorneys debated whether he was addicted to the cigarettes that his wife claims caused his fatal respiratory disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:20
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Largely Avoid Blame In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

Reynolds and Philip Morris on Friday emerged largely unscathed from a nearly $5 million Engle progeny trial, with jurors finding a deceased smoker mostly to blame for her own cancer and emphysema and awarding just $65,000, but finding that the tobacco gia
Law360
added Jul 2, 2016 17:47
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