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[Florida] Jury Finds Smoker's COPD Time-Barred, Giving RJR A Win ($$)

a woman who died after smoking Winstons for decades should have known she had chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder before the 1990 cutoff for membership in the Engle class, even though she was not diagnosed until 1993. Totsie Fleming, born in 1932, smo
Law360
added Feb 11, 2017 00:57
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Florida Jury Finds For Tobacco Company In Tobacco Suit ($$)

found that a woman who was addicted to cigarettes knew or should have known that she had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by the Engle claim cutoff date (Angela Durance v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 11-26-GCS, Fla. 10th Jud. Cir., Highlan
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 9, 2017 18:18
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Avoids Liability for Smoker's COPD Death as Jurors Declare Suit Time Barred

Durrance v. R.J. Reynolds, 11-26-GCS. The 10th Circuit Court jury deliberated for less than four hours before concluding that Totsie Fleming knew or should have known she had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, on or before May 5, 1990, the
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 8, 2017 23:55
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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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[UK] Some smokers have a 72 per cent chance of getting deadly lung disease

Major study finds genes that significantly increase the chance of getting a chronic lung disease such as bronchitis or emphysema
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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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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Evidence for harm reduction in COPD smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that ECs use may aid smokers with COPD reduce their cigarette consumption or remain abstinent, which results in marked improvements in annual exacerbation rate as well as subjective and objective COPD outcomes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:42
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Racial and Gender Disparities in COPD Risk for Never-Smokers

black Americans and women are at higher risk, possibly due to a combination of biological and social factors.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 15:53
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Lung-in-the-lab reveals no DNA damage on exposure to e-cig vapor

E-cigarette vapour does not damage DNA, even at doses 28 times that of equivalent smoke exposure. Scientists at British American Tobacco used lab-based cellular tests to examine the impact of cigarette smoke and Vype e-cigarette vapour on human lung cel
Science Magazine
added Dec 16, 2016 16:17
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[Missouri] November is COPD Awareness Month (part1)

This is the first in a two-part series on how Mercy Carthage diagnoses and treats COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). .. The leading cause of COPD is smoking.
Carthage (MO) Press
added Nov 7, 2016 22:04
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