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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $29M Verdict In Smoking Death Trial ($$)

A Florida jury slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $20 million in punitive damages Tuesday in a trial over the lung disease death of a sailor's chain-smoking wife, adding to an $8.8 million compensatory verdict awarded a day earlier and amounting to fa
Law360
added Oct 26, 2016 14:22
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[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
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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GLANTZ: Accumulating evidence suggests e-cigs 1/3 to 1/2 as bad as cigs (maybe higher)

the evidence that e-cigarettes substantially increase heart and lung disease keeps piling up....heart and vascular disease (including stroke) and non-cancer lung disease account for over 70% of smoking-caused deaths. In addition, unlike cancer, where the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 10, 2016 15:35
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[Florida] Smoker Says RJR Cigarettes Caused Her Lung Disease ($$)

Austin Carr, an attorney representing Cynthia Green, told jurors that his client first showed symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the mid-1990s but kept smoking until her family staged an intervention for her in 2010. "She couldn't quit
Law360
added Nov 17, 2015 16:39
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[Florida] Jury Told Tobacco Cos. Should Pay $15M For Lost Lung ($$)

smoker who lost a lung to cancer urged a Florida jury to award her $15 million plus punitive damages during closing arguments… saying the companies hid the dangers … Collar developed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a degenerative di
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 11:46
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Star Trek Legend Leonard Nimoy reveals he has serious lung disease THIRTY YEARS after quitting smoking

Signing off his message with an abbreviation of Dr Spock’s ‘Live Long and Prosper’ catchphrase, he said: “I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD. Grandpa says, quit now!! LLAP”
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:16
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[France] Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes [ECs] or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems [ENDS] (PDF)

 The safety of Electronic cigarettes (ECs) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) has not been scientifically demonstrated;  Adverse health effects for third parties exposed (second-hand exposure) cannot be excluded because the use of electron
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:41
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[Florida] Suit Over Chain-Smoking Corrections Officer's COPD Time Barred, R.J. Reynolds Argues

the disease at the heart of each case must have "manifested" itself before November 21, 1996 for inclusion in the Engle class. During Thursday's openings, Jones Day's Emily Baker, representing Reynolds, told jurors Smith's COPD did not manifest itself unt
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 18, 2016 13:42
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Says Smoking Death Suit Wasn't Too Late ($$)

argued Tuesday that the tobacco companies' statute of limitations defense doesn't hold up, saying his wife couldn't have known any sooner that smoking had caused her to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Plaintiff Seymour Landau argued in a
Law360
added Feb 11, 2015 12:13
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[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57
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