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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Escapes Most Blame In $6M Death Verdict ($$)

In an unusually conflicted verdict, a Florida jury has awarded $6.4 million to the family of a smoker who died of lung disease and found R.J. Reynolds owed punitive damages, but concluded the smoker himself was mostly responsible for his own death...John
Law360
added Oct 2, 2016 01:46
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[Florida] Jury Told Philip Morris Caused Nurse's Cancer ($$)

saying the company hid the dangers of smoking from her until it was too late...Mary Howles, quit smoking in 1991..."What's lying ahead of her is a horrible life where slowly but surely her lung capacity will continue to wane and she will eventually, if th
Law360
added Jan 12, 2016 00:44
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Flavoring Chemicals in E-Cigarettes: Diacetyl, 2,3-Pentanedione, and Acetoin in a Sample of 51 Products, Including Fruit-, Candy-, and Cocktail-Flavored E-Cigarettes (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Due to the associations between diacetyl, bronchiolitis obliterans and other severe respiratory diseases observed in workers, urgent action is recommended to further evaluate this potentially widespread exposure via flavored e-cigarettes.
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Dec 8, 2015 21:57
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What E-Cigarettes Really Do to Your Lungs

don’t fool yourself into thinking that vaping is a safe alternative to tobacco. It harms you. And if your children or grandchildren who don’t smoke cigarettes think that vaping is a cool and safe habit to pick up, let them know that they’re playing with a
Bottom Line
added Aug 25, 2015 06:13
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[Asia, Israel, USA] Clearing the air

ISRAEL’S FIRST Lady Nechama Rivlin, a former chronic smoker, disclosed last year in an interview that she suffers from pulmonary fibrosis...Buadana, who is involved in the pulmonary diseases institute’s clinic for smoking cessation, explained that learni
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 14, 2015 17:54
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Deadly E-Cigarette Explosions Add to the Health Hazards of Vaping

Some former cigarette smokers who turn to e-cigarettes have chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, and may rely on oxygen concentrators to help them breathe, Steinberg told Live Science. E-cigarettes, which have gained popularity in the past 10 years,
Ozarks Sentinel
added Oct 9, 2014 11:04
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[UK] This is what cigarettes do to you, warns anti-smoking campaigner hours before her death

It would have been natural for Maureen Hamilton to have chosen a glamorous picture as the one by which she could be remembered. ... She arranged for posters of her to be used to highlight the damage smoking can cause and wanted children to visit her so th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2013 23:21
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2013 14:39
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The 3 Deadliest Diseases Caused by Smoking

nothing stands out as more glaring than the deaths that are directly attributable to cigarette smoking -- an average of 443,000 annually between 2000 and 2004, according to the CDC. Today I propose to examine the three most deadly diseases caused by cigar
Motley Fool
added Jul 5, 2013 21:58
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Fire safe cigarettes create even more lung damage

NaturalNews Network
added May 16, 2012 16:26
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