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[Florida] Jury Slaps RJR With $6.4M Verdict, but $0 Punitives, in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Emphysema

Jurors awarded $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema, but handed down a $0 punitive verdict Thursday, one day after finding R.J. Reynolds potentially liable for punitives for its role in the smoker's death. Prentice v. R.J.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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[Ireland] Gerald Kean says he'll continue to smoke his favourite cigars

CELEBRITY lawyer Gerald Kean insists he will continue to smoke his favourite cigars – despite being warned on Celebrity Operation Transformation to immediately give them up or they will kill him Doctors on the RTE discovered that the lawyer to the stars
Sunday World (ie)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:52
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Bacteria in chewable tobacco may up risk of cancer

Chewable tobacco products contain bacteria species which could potentially cause inflammation of the lungs, cancer and even heart valve infection, says research.
Indian Express (in)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:24
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[Europe, Malta] Growing minority of non-smokers developing lung cancer – research

Smoking may be the major cause of lung cancer. However, the standard western diet of processed foods can double the risk in people who have never smoked.
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 8, 2016 17:39
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Flavored E-Cigarettes May Be Worse for You Than Nicotine

No, these are not excerpts from the dessert menu at a fancy hotel. They're some of the latest offerings from the makers of vape pens and e-cigarettes—which are the same thing, more or less. As e-cigs gain traction (sales are expected to soar seventeenfol
Mother Jones Magazine
added Dec 10, 2015 01:04
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Menthol in Cigarettes Numbs the Lungs, Study Says

Tobacco companies tout the “smooth,” “refreshing,” or “cold” experience when advertising menthol cigarettes, but new research suggests there’s more going on than a minty flavor. Specifically, the sensation from menthol, in combination with the nicotine
Healthline Networks
added May 16, 2015 10:30
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[Florida] VIDEO: Philip Morris Hit with $5.8M Verdict, With Punitives TBA in COPD Engle Suit

A Broward County jury awarded Dorothy McKeever more than $17.4 million in damages, including $11.6 million in punitives Friday evening, in McKeever's suit claiming tobacco maker Philip Morris hid smoking's health risks while fueling her husband Theodore’
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:27
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[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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[Central America] Quitting smoking by age 40 erases most of the risk of an early death

Smokers who quit by around age 40 can stave off an early death, according to a landmark study that fills key gaps in knowledge of smoking-related health ills. While smokers who never stop lose about a decade of life expectancy, those who quit between ag
Washington Post
added Jan 24, 2013 12:41
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New Data Analysis Reveals 1.1 Million Californians Diagnosed With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As we enter COPD Awareness Month starting November 1, new data shows an estimated 1.1 million Californians, with nearly 200,000 in Los Angeles County, have been diagnosed with COPD, according to the first research of its kind by the UCLA Center for Health
PR Newswire
added Nov 1, 2012 19:16
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