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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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DOH: Number of Volusia youth exposed to secondhand smoke nearly 8% higher than rest of Florida

the number of Volusia County tobacco-related cancer deaths was higher than the rest of the state, according to the Florida Department of Health in Volusia. However, those affected aren't just smokers themselves.
Port Orange (FL) Observer
added Jun 5, 2018 23:08
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The world cancer league tables: Scientists calculate the countries with the best and worst performing statistics for 29 forms of the disease

In the biggest ever study of 195 countries, researchers produced top ten tables for the best and worst performing countries for 29 types of cancer... The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study analysed global levels of 29 cancers including of the lung, bra
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[Florida] $8M Award, Plus Possible Punitives, Follows Inconsistent Verdict at Cancer Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris

A rare Saturday of deliberations and juror confusion about a verdict form ended with an $8 million compensatory verdict, plus possible punitives, against the nation’s two biggest cigarette makers for the cancer death of a Florida woman. Landi v. R.J. Reyn
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[UK] Lung cancer risk ‘drops dramatically within five years of quitting smoking’

However, even 25 years after quitting, their lung cancer risk remained over threefold higher compared to people who had never smoked. Author Hilary Tindle, professor of medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, said: “The fact that lung
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:11
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[UK] 'Lazarus' drug pulling men with lethal prostate cancer back from the brink through pioneering immunotherapy treatment

a simple blood test carried out in the GP’s surgery could detect up to half of deadly lung cancers in the earliest stages. Experts say the findings should pave the way for routine screening for heavy smokers and others at high risk of lung cancer. Despi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:15
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New research finds lung cancer risk drops substantially within five years of quitting smoking

These are the main findings of a new analysis of the landmark Framingham Heart Study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center published May 16 by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. “If you smoke, now is a great time to quit,” sa
Vanderbilt University
added Jun 1, 2018 21:22
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[Florida] Tobacco companies say not liable for lung cancer of Cuban immigrant who began smoking long before arriving in US

The widow of Cuban-born Juan Lopez, who died in 1994, is suing Phillip Morris and RJ Reynolds, claiming the tobacco companies were responsible for the man's lung cancer because they suppressed information and continued to deny cigarettes were dangerous a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added May 27, 2018 20:06
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Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Womble Bond Dickinson LLP and Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP ended up legal lambs after a jury slammed their tobacco company clients with a $21 million verdict in a smoker's lung cancer case.
Law360
added May 25, 2018 22:19
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Lung Cancer Rates in Young Women Now Higher Than in Young Men

Lead author of the study, Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, says he was surprised by the findings because historically, lung cancer rates have been higher in men. Another surprise, said Jemal, is that differences in smoking patterns cannot fully account for the ch
American Cancer Society
added May 25, 2018 17:42
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