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[Florida] Kelley/Uustal Obtains $20M in Punitive Damages in Big Tobacco Case

The attorneys argued that R.J. Reynolds’ alleged decades-long concealment of the dangers of smoking contributed to the death of the plaintiff’s wife, Elaine Konzelman, from COPD. According to court documents, Mrs. Konzelman developed the fatal respirator
PR Web
added Oct 26, 2016 03:13
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[Florida] Smoker's Quit Attempts Not Genuine, Defense Claims in Trial Against Cigarette Maker

A two-pack-a-day smoker who ultimately died of respiratory disease kept hidden "back-up" ashtrays in the house and stashed full packs of cigarettes during her quit attempts before being diagnosed with the disease, her widower testified this week during tr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2016 17:16
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Marco Rubio’s Policies Might Shut the Door to People Like His Grandfather

Ultimately it may have been pity for Mr. Garcia’s physical condition that swayed immigration officials....suffered from a number of ailments. Medical records show he had polio, scoliosis and signs of emphysema. He kept a three-cigar-a-day habit well into
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2016 08:25
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The alarming link between e-cigarettes and SUPERBUGS: Devices 'damage the immune system and leave users more prone to infection'

E-cigarette vapor is toxic to human airway cells, a new study found / Vaping reduces immune responses - leaving people at risk of superbugs / Scientists reveal vaping can also kill lung cells and cause inflammation
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:45
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[California] Philip Morris, RJR Face Woman's Lung Cancer Claims At Trial ($$)

entered its second week in California federal court Monday as a director from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute described how cigarette ad campaigns misled the public about the dangers of smoking. K. Michael Cummings, who directs Roswell's Department of
Law360
added Jan 26, 2016 14:57
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E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About

But it turns out e-cigarette vapors may be full of suspected lung irritants, chemicals with addictive properties that could contribute to heart troubles down the road, says Dr. Norman Edelman...Here’s the scoop on how this controversial device could impa
The Daily Beast
added Oct 6, 2014 10:14
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[Canada] Day 107: The body count begins

or the first time the testimony is focused not on the action of the companies, but on the impact of their products on Quebec consumers.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2013 16:52
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[North Dakota] A deadly, preventable disease caused by smoking

Again, the greatest risk of developing COPD is long-term cigarette smoking. Pipe smokers, cigar smokers and individuals exposed to a large amount of second-hand smoke also are at risk. So please don’t start or try smoking, and stop if you currently smoke
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2012 22:12
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[Greece, UK] Electronic cigarettes 'could damage your lungs' as they cause less oxygen to be absorbed by the blood

The devices were found to cause an immediate rise in airway resistance in the lungs - meaning less oxygen is absorbed by the blood. On average the effect lasted for ten minutes, a report presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 12:25
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Impaired Cough Sensitivity in Children of Smokers

We provide the first evidence that the cough reflex is impaired in seemingly healthy children who live with smokers. The 2-fold difference in cough threshold is comparable in magnitude to the change that occurs with acute respiratory tract infection.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2012 03:05
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