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[Florida] Jury Awards $6M To WWII Hero's Widow In Engle Case ($$)

The jury decided Thursday that RJR was not responsible for Fox's death, but that Fox suffered $6 million worth of damages from smoking-related injuries like pain, suffering, mental anguish and a decrease in his ability to enjoy life. It assigned 50 perce
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 17:49
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'Marlboro Man' who later warned against smoking dies of lung disease

Eric Lawson, one of several actors who depicted the "Marlboro Man" cowboy in a long-running series of cigarette ads for Philip Morris and later appeared in an anti-tobacco message for the American Cancer Society, has died of lung disease. He was 72
Reuters
added Jan 28, 2014 10:53
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COPD a more common consequence of smoking

Columbus (NE) Telegram
added May 8, 2012 13:41
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Age and smoking may predict COPD

A patient's age and the number of cigarettes smoked over time can predict mortality in cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, researchers say. Spirometry results were not a predictor, they reported at the European Respiratory Society's annual me
Reuters
added Sep 11, 2012 13:07
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[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01
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[Florida] Decades-long Smoker Couldn't Know Cigs' Danger, Jury Hears ($$)

A woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder after smoking Winstons for decades should not be held responsible for decades of smoking in which she had no way of knowing the danger she was putting herself in, a lawyer told a Florida jury T
Law360
added Feb 8, 2017 16:19
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Only 19% of seniors with lung disease quit smoking within two years

A recent study of adults age 50 to 85 found that only 19 percent of those diagnosed with lung disease quit smoking within two years. Furthermore, the research showed that the vast majority of older adults who learn they have a chronic condition do not ad
News-Medical.net
added Aug 2, 2012 07:36
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Ordered To Pay $35 Million

Pointing to “intentional” wrongdoing...appeals court has ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award...overturned a lower-court decision that would have reduced the payment because of a finding that former smoker Richard Boatright wa
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Apr 12, 2017 19:59
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[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12
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More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes

Public perception about these battery-operated devices is changing, even though studies investigating their health effects have had mixed results, the researchers said. "It's a good thing that information about e-cigarettes' possible adverse health effe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:30
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