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Spain patient gets pneumonia by e-cigarettes

"He was diagnosed with exogenous lipoid pneumonia caused by an excessive use of electronic cigarette," said the source at the A Coruna University Hospital, who asked not be named. The disease was caused by a vegetable-based ingredient in the replaceable
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 14, 2014 08:44
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Stephen Dorff still smoking despite emphysema diagnosis

The Blade actor, who stars in advertisements for electronic cigarette company Blu-Cigs, was recently diagnosed with the potentially deadly lung disease, but he is struggling to quit puffing tobacco even though it can aggravate the condition.
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 9, 2013 15:27
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Even without nicotine, e-cigarettes can still damage lungs

Reuters
added Feb 11, 2018 02:10
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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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[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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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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