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PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. STANLEY MARTIN, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF CAROLE MARTIN, Appellee. (PDF)

On the main appeal, we reverse and remand with instructions for the trial court to vacate the punitive damages awards, but affirm on all other issues. On the cross-appeal, we reverse and remand with instructions for the trial court to reinstate the e
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2018 04:05
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[Florida] Some Damages Cut, But $1.7M Restored In Fla. Smoking Case ($$)

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday vacated $650,000 in punitive damages in a jury verdict against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris but affirmed $5.4 million in compensatory damages granted to a...
Law360
added Dec 15, 2018 04:00
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[Australia, Philippines] Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the large numbers of men who still smoke.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:56
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Motley Rice, Venable Attorneys Face Off as Rare Florida Non-Engle Tobacco Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

Capone died of lung cancer in 2006...Finch outlined evidence he said showed a multi-pronged effort throughout much of the latter half of the 20th century to undermine the growing weight of medical evidence on smoking’s dangers. Meanwhile, Finch said, tob
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 8, 2018 20:51
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[UK] 'You have nothing to lose': Smokers urged to have free lung check at mobile unit In Aspley and Strelley between 30 and 40 percent of the population are smokers

A state-of-the-art mobile clinical scanning unit that can help detect signs of lung disease is the latest tool to improve the health of people living in Nottingham. The mobile CT scanner has arrived at the car par park of ASDA supermarket in Strelley an
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:53
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Stand Up To Cancer, American Cancer Society, Genentech And Rally Health Aim to Increase Earlier Cancer Detection Through Annual "Cancer Screen Week" Initiative

Screening in current or former smokers who are 55-74 years old and have at least a 30-pack year smoking history has been shown to reduce mortality from lung cancer.
PR Newswire
added Dec 10, 2018 01:11
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Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:54
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Cancer Society reports differences in cancer rates among Asian Americans

Chinese women are particularly susceptible to lung cancer. Their risk factors are unknown being that this group is less likely to smoke than other groups. The report suggests that causes of lung cancer could include secondhand smoke, genetic susceptibili
Patient Daily
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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Lung Cancer and the Young Adult Nonsmoker

a surprising demographic is drawing the attention of clinicians in the United States and throughout the world. These patients are much younger, in their 20s, 30s, and 40s; tend to be women; are otherwise fit, with few or no comorbidities; and—perhaps most
Oncology Nursing News
added Dec 17, 2018 18:36
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Treatment options for lung cancer emerging

November has been identified as the Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness regarding lung cancer and provide support to patients and their loved ones. Dr. Diana Edralin, country medical director of Roche (Philippines) Inc., says lung
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 1, 2018 20:45
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