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[Denmark] Tobacco giants wins historic case against ex-smoker

Allan Lykke Jensen, an ex-smoker who puffed away for over 50 years, sued what was then called Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni ten years ago, accusing them of a number of irregularities, including adding a number of addictive substances to their cigarettes du
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:50
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[Denmark] Supreme Court sides with tobacco companies

In the first lawsuit of its kind in Denmark, the Supreme Court rules against a long-term smoker's claims ... “Tobacco companies are not responsible for permanent damage that comes from long-term cigarette smoking,” the court wrote in its ruling according
The Local (dk)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:33
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[Denmark, UK] Danish Supreme Court clears tobacco firms in case filed by ex-smoker

that two tobacco companies were not responsible for health problems suffered by a longtime smoker. Allan Lykke Jensen, 67, smoked for almost 50 years and had sought damages of 53,000 kroner (8,900 dollars) for health issues that included heart problems.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:07
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[Europe] EU's snus lawsuit against Denmark a reality

The Foreign Ministry has been served with a lawsuit form the EU Commission over Denmark’s failure to stop the banned sale of snus, the ministry has reported. The EU Commission is demanding that Denmark stop selling snus, an oral tobacco product that i
The Local (dk)
added Nov 3, 2014 10:14
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[Denmark] 'Neuroprotective' effects of smoking disputed

apparent neuroprotective effect of smoking may simply be because ease of quitting smoking is a marker of prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD), say researchers. Their findings...indicate that former smokers who struggled to quit smoking had a lower risk of
News-Medical.net
added Oct 22, 2014 19:25
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[Denmark] More Danes leaning towards banning tobacco sales

More than every fourth Dane wouldn't mind seeing the sale of tobacco banned in Denmark within the next five years for the betterment of public health, according to a YouGov survey ... And it is particularly the young who would like to see a ban. Of the pe
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:59
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[Denmark] Ease of Quitting Smoking May Be Early Sign of Parkinson's

People who are able to quit smoking easily on the first try are significantly more likely to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) than their counterparts who struggle to quit, a new study suggest. The finding, from a large population-based Danish case-contr
Medical Tribune
added Sep 26, 2014 09:04
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[Denmark] Danish health authorities warn against the use of e-cigarettes

The board of health, the Danish cancer society, the Danish lung association and the heart foundation warn against the use of e-cigarettes, reports the scientific magazine Videnskab. Although the exact health consequences of smoking electronic cigarettes
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:33
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[Denmark] Army recruit smokers humiliated by their superiors

If Danish army recruits want to smoke a cigarette, their commanders humiliate them while they do so, reports Metroexpress. Some have been told to climb trees or stand on one leg, while others have been forced to stand in a puddle or lie down with their
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:05
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[Denmark] Study shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality

A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes conducted by the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality. A special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:53
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