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[UK] VIDEO: Heather's heartbreak at being behind dog Clover's lung cancer

A 62-year-old grandmother has said her smoking was to blame for the death of her 'extra special' rescue dog, Clover. Heather Goddard, from Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, was left devastated when X-rays showed her...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:45
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[Massachusetts] PHAI Takes Cigarette Companies to Court

its newly formed Center for Public Health Litigation has filed lawsuits against two major tobacco companies and several local distributors on behalf of the families of two former smokers who suffered devastating disease from smoking cigarettes. “This is
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:08
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[Florida] $2M Verdict But No Punitives in Retrial of Engle Cancer Suit Against RJR and Philip Morris

Jurors today awarded $2 million in a Florida man’s suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the artery disease and cancer that he says killed his wife, a smoker for more than 40 years.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:46
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Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men / Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it...the reduction in lung cancer was most likely due to not smoking. Thirty-o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 27, 2015 12:19
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[Florida] Tobacco Makers Hit with $3M Punitive Verdict in Widow's Wrongful Death Suit

The punitive award came on the heels of Monday’s $10 million compensatory award to Rose Pollari, who sued the two tobacco manufacturers, claiming that her husband Paul Pollari’s nicotine addiction and eventual lung cancer were caused by the tobacco indus
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:47
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds Hit With $3M Punitive Verdict ($$)

ordered each of the companies to pay $1.5 million in punitive damages in the suit brought by Rose Pollari after slapping them earlier this week with $10 million in compensatory damages in the case. The jury had found that Pollari's husband Paul Pollari
Law360
added Mar 27, 2015 00:21
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Suffer $10M Blow In Engle Trial ($$)

compensatory damages verdict for Rose Pollari... The jury found that Paul Pollari was addicted to nicotine and that his cigarette smoking was the cause of his fatal lung cancer, allocating 42.5 percent of the responsibility for his smoking-related ailment
Law360
added Mar 25, 2015 12:04
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Passive smoking hurts pets as much as people

After Clover’s death — and after being diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease herself — Goddard quit smoking, and now she hopes sharing her story will encourage other pet owners to protect their animals from passive smoke.
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:30
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[Florida] $10M Verdict, Plus Punitives to Come, Strikes Tobacco Giants in Wrongful Death Lung Cancer Lawsuit

Jurors awarded $10 million, plus potential punitive damages, to a smoker’s widow after they found tobacco makers Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds responsible for the smoker’s fatal lung cancer. Pollari v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,14-001563CA19
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:47
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[UK] Smoking Northumberland's grandmother's fumes led to pet lung cancer death

A smoking grandmother who exposed her beloved pet to cigarette fumes has been left heartbroken after the animal died from lung cancer. Heather Goddard was left devastated when X-rays showed that her beloved pet dog, Clover, had dark spots on her lungs.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 01:29
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