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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker apologizes for jeering at lung cancer patient

A ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker apologized June 21 for heckling a lung cancer patient who was testifying about the risks of passive smoking at a health committee. Yoichi Anami, a Lower House lawmaker elected three times in Oita Prefecture, je
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 22, 2018 18:07
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Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR with $500K Verdict, Clears Philip Morris in Punitive Proceedings Over Smoker's Lung Cancer

Jurors last week imposed a $500,000 punitive verdict against R.J. Reynolds but cleared Philip Morris of punitive responsibility over a long-time smoker’s cancer. Perrotto v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2007CA023841. The verdict followed eight days
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 20, 2018 16:06
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Genetic Susceptibility to Thirdhand Smoke induced Lung Cancer Development

One major question is how genetic factors influence susceptibility to THS induced health effects, especially tumor development and whether there is a specific age window-of-susceptibility for these effects. By addressing these questions, we will provide a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:21
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Lung Cancer Screening Not So Simple, Report in AJMC® Finds

What seems like a straightforward idea—screen current and former heavy smokers for lung cancer—proves more challenging in practice...-Lung cancer screening is free under the Affordable Care Act for certain current and former smokers, after a national stu
Business Wire
added Jun 21, 2018 13:20
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β-carotene Supplementation and Lung Cancer Incidence in the ATBC Study: the Role of Tar and Nicotine

These findings support the conclusion that supplementation with β-carotene increases the risk of lung cancer in smokers regardless of the tar or nicotine content of cigarettes smoked. Our data suggest that all smokers should continue to avoid β-carotene
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 8, 2018 19:14
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Jurors: Addiction Not Legal Cause Of Florida Man’s Lung Cancer Death ($$)

sided with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. when, after brief deliberations, it found that a plaintiff’s husband — who died in 1994 of lung cancer — was not a member of the Engle class (Eulalia Lopez v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2008-076453-CA-01.,
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 8, 2018 18:51
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Cigarettes, Smog, Marijuana: Why More Women Are Getting Lung Cancer

The researchers found that white and Hispanic women born since the mid-1960s have higher rates of lung cancer than men in that age group. “While prevalence of smoking among men and women has converged over the past several decades, smoking prevalence am
Healthline Networks
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[Florida] Jury Clears R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Death

Rosen argued evidence, including testimony from oncology expert Dr. William Abel, proved Lopez’s years of smoking Winstons combined with his smoking of Cuban cigarettes and his asbestosis to cause his lung cancer. “Legal cause recognizes that it’s not alw
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2018 07:25
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[Florida] RJR Can Hold Off On $38M Award To Smoker's Kin, For Now ($$)

A three-judge panel of the Fourth District said the tobacco company posted a $15 million bond and can therefore delay paying the amount until 30 days after state appellate proceedings have ended. But the court denied the company's bid to dissolve a writ
Law360
added Jun 7, 2018 23:08
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