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[California] New Study Claims E-Cigarette Vapor No More Dangerous Than Air

“Decades ago, the tobacco industry tried to fool us into believing that filtered cigarettes were a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, and now they’re making the same claims about e-cigarettes,” said Leno. He went on to claim that the tobacc
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jul 18, 2015 14:22
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[Florida] Smoker's Death Case Against Philip Morris Goes To Jury ($$)

During closing arguments in Miami, plaintiff's attorney Philip Gerson of Gerson & Schwartz PA told jurors that Phyllis Frazier's daughters deserve the $14 million for having to endure watching their mother waste away over 20 years with chronic obstructiv
Law360
added Apr 24, 2015 14:37
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Looks To Discredit Tobacco Cos.' Final Witness

plaintiff's counsel aimed to discredit the tobacco companies' final witness, who opined that former smoker Ed Caprio would have avoided illnesses he endured if he quit smoking earlier. With the defendants — Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco C
Law360
added Feb 19, 2015 18:09
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Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections

Vapor from electronic cigarettes may increase young people's risk of respiratory infections, whether or not it contains nicotine, a new laboratory study has found. Lung tissue samples from deceased children appeared to suffer damage when exposed to e-cig
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2015 22:16
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[Florida] COPD, Not Skin Cancer, Killed Smoker, Attorney Says at Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Attorneys debated the role smoking and decades of alleged fraud played in the death of a Florida man as trial began Monday against two tobacco industry giants. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. Paul Dubinsky, 70, died in 2006, 11 years after doc
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:21
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[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Influence on Immigrant's Smoking Takes Center Stage in Emphysema Trial Against RJR

Attorneys sparred over the influence allegedly deceptive tobacco marketing had in a Cuban immigrant’s smoking decisions as trial opened Tuesday in a suit against R.J. Reynolds over his fatal emphysema. Santos v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000849.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:52
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Fixed airways obstruction among patients with severe asthma: findings from the Singapore General Hospital-Severe Asthma Phenotype Study

Conclusion: Smoking is associated with fixed airways obstruction in patients with treatment-resistant severe asthma in Singapore. Furthermore, our results suggest that both small and large airways obstruction contribute independently to fixed airways ob
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 3, 2014 11:53
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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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[Florida] Mistrial Dashes Punitive Proceedings Over RJR's Role in Trucker's Smoking-Related Death

declared a mistrial in punitive proceedings against R.J. Reynolds for the role it played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida long-haul trucker. Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46973. “I’ve been mulling about this, and I believe I’m going to gr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:48
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[Florida] RJR Prevails in $9M Trial Over COPD as Jury Finds Smoker's Suit Time Barred

Jurors Monday concluded a former real estate broker's nearly $9 million suit against R.J. Reynolds was time barred, despite their finding nicotine addiction fueled a half-century-long smoking habit that has now tied her to an oxygen tank. Kloppenburg v. R
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2016 18:26
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