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[Florida] Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Smoking Cigarettes?

Mr. Gary later stated, “this jury sent a message and gave 23.6 billion reasons why you can’t lie to consumers.” Jeffery Raborn... said the latest verdict of $23.6 billion was “far beyond the realm of reasonableness and fairness.” Mr. Raborn said the com
Law.com
added Jan 28, 2015 11:35
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Wendell Ford, Democratic governor and senator from Kentucky, dies at 90

mounted an opposition to the tobacco tax that was proposed to underwrite the Clinton administration’s ill-fated health-care plan...opposed regulation of tobacco by the [FDA]... “A lot of kids in our state can go to college because they have an acre of tob
The Washington Post
added Jan 22, 2015 19:40
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[Kentucky] Retired U.S. Sen. Wendell H. Ford dies at 90

In 1998, just before his retirement, Ford said, “I tried to stop smoking once or twice -- but not for very long. The only health problems I’ve ever had are two hernia surgeries and an aneurysm. I’m in good health, and I have no intention of stoppin
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 22, 2015 19:33
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[Kentucky] Democratic icon Wendell Ford dead at age 90

announced in July that he was undergoing chemotherapy treatments for lung cancer...He fought hard against warning labels on cigarette packs and alcoholic beverages and was often photographed with an ever-present cigarette hanging from the corner of his mo
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 22, 2015 19:30
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[New York] HAMMOND: How Speaker Sheldon Silver and his tort bar colleagues have created a "judicial hellhole"

Silver has also collected a six-figure income from Weitz & Luxenberg — one of New York’s biggest and most aggressive filers of personal-injury lawsuits — without clearly disclosing what he does for that money.
New York Daily News
added Jan 22, 2015 17:13
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[New York] Sheldon Silver Abused Power to Amass $4 Million

When Silver joined Weitz & Luxenberg in 2002, Taub asked him if the firm would donate to the research. That’s when Silver asked Taub to refer patients to Weitz & Luxenberg, effectively asking for a bribe, according to the investigators.
The Epoch Times English Version
added Jan 22, 2015 17:10
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Wendell H. Ford, Kentucky Governor and Senator, Dies at 90

Mr. Ford learned he had lung cancer in July, she said. In Washington, Mr. Ford was best known for his defense of the tobacco industry
New York Times
added Jan 22, 2015 13:50
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Though We Long for Control, Chance Plays a Powerful Role in the Biology of Cancer and the Evolution of Life.

The mix of these influences varies. A lifetime of heavy smoking has been shown to multiply the risk of lung cancer — the most common malignancy in the world — by some twentyfold, or about 2,000 percent. But that is an anomaly. One of the great frustratio
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2015 17:42
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[Ireland] Marie Kierans: Smokers must quit now - Irish cancer figures bleak

Irish women rank amongst the highest in Europe for lung cancer mortality. That was the grim news from the Irish Cancer Society this week and it does not make for pretty reading.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:12
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Dear Abby: Losing a lung is no deterrent for man addicted to smoking

My husband, "Fred," lost a lung to cancer 14 years ago...Dear Miserable: There is nothing more you can do. Your husband is hopelessly addicted...It's not that he doesn't love you or that he loves his cigarettes more. He's HOOKED.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Jan 17, 2015 20:48
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