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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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Tribute Film about Leonard Nimoy Shown at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health

will take place in Austin, Texas. Forums will be held on such subjects as how to steer kids away from tobacco use, E-cigarette public education... 1st Class Medical is one of the largest distributors of portable oxygen concentrators world wide. They offer
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Apr 1, 2017 21:48
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ARCHIVE: Susan Cheever on the Real Bill W.

the AA founder's complicated life ...Bill Wilson was no saint. He smoked like a chimney and acted like a pig...1971 nurse's logs...show an unhappy man struggling for breath—he was dying of emphysema
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Apr 1, 2017 18:43
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John W. Walsh, Who Fought for Cure for Lung Disease, Dies at 68

“John has given us who have C.O.P.D. and those who support us daily — doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, researchers, patients, foundation staff, our industry partners, our own families and friends — the gift of hope,” she said. “Hope that one day
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2017 20:59
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[Sweden] EDITORIAL: Could a healthy diet attenuate COPD risk in smokers?

The authors reported a significant interaction between smoking and dietary intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables on the risk of COPD, and showed that the beneficial dietary associations were restricted to ex-smokers and current smokers. These r
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:44
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[Sweden] Eating fruits and vegetables may help curb lung disease

For current and former smokers, eating more fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a Swedish study suggests. Among more than 40,000 men, the current smokers who averaged five or more servings
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 18:42
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor - R&D AT BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour. Citric acid occurs naturally in the body, is 'generally recognised as safe' in the USA, and is used in
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2017 18:39
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CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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[UK] Violent, drunk and sex-crazed: Theatre critic Kenneth Tynan's daughter reveals the man behind the glittering facade in unsparing memoir

Ken was dead at 53 from emphysema, exacerbated by the two packs of Dunhill cigarettes he smoked each day and refused to cut out. The excess carbon dioxide in his blood made him prone to paranoid hallucinations — and his death makes tragic reading. He wa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:11
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[Florida] WWII Hero's Family Awarded $6M in Trial Against RJR Over Heart and Lung Disease

handed down a $6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role jurors found the tobacco giant played in the illness a decorated World War II veteran developed after smoking cigarettes for more than a half century. Fox v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-026348
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:10
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