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Harvard study confirms dangers of vaping

Harvard University scientists are calling for "urgent action" after their federally funded study confirmed dangerous, lung-destroying chemicals are commonly found in the liquids used in electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 10, 2015 02:24
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
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Engle Plaintiff Denied New Federal Trial Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

Lennox, a COPD sufferer who lost a jury verdict in February, had argued ... that the jury had received improper instructions relating to R.J. Reynolds' statute of limitations defense, according to her motion for a new trial filed in April.
Law360
added Jun 22, 2015 17:44
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Florida Jury Awards $6.4 Million To Estate In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded the estate of a man who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6.4 million after finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s role in a conspiracy among tobacco companies to hide the dangers of smoking led to the man’s disease and dea
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2016 22:26
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $4.7M For Woman's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying the tobacco companies concealed the dangers of tobacco use until she was hopelessly addicted. Andrew Rainer of Brody Hardoon Perkins & Kesten LLP told jurors in Jacksonville, Florida, that Myra Sermons' estate deserves payment for her loss of qual
Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 16:01
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[Asia, India] 90% OF LUNG CANCER PATIENTS ARE SMOKERS

Lung cancer is the leading cancer amongst men in Kerala despite a ban on smoking in public places and several anti-tobacco awareness campaigns, show the latest estimates by the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (NCDIR) of the Indian Co
The Indian Panorama
added Jun 24, 2016 16:17
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Dennis Farina, Detective in Life and TV, Dies at 69

His publicist, Lori De Waal ... said he had recently had a blood clot in his lung. ... “My personality was formed by Chicago,“ he told Cigar Aficionado magazine in 1999.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2013 04:43
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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Whether Claim Against RJR is Time Barred, as COPD Trial Opens

Attorneys argued whether a suit against R.J. Reynolds over a Florida woman’s respiratory disease is time barred, as trial in a suit by the woman’s widower opened this week against the tobacco powerhouse. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019620.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29
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