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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Smoke Carcinogens and Lung Cancer [FREE FULL TEXT]

This review will attempt to provide the generally informed cancer scientist with a distillation of mechanistic information on the subject of tobacco smoke carcinogens and lung cancer and to convince the reader that we know a great deal about the mechanism
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:39

75th anniversary commentary: JNCI and Cancer Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

JNCI...with its broad coverage of bench research, epidemiologic studies, and clinical trials, has a long history of publishing practice-changing studies in cancer prevention and public health. These include studies of tobacco cessation,
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:34

Doll and Peto’s Quantitative Estimates of Cancer Risks: Holding Generally True for 35 Years [FREE FULL TEXT]

Doll and Peto listed cigarette smoking as the major single preventable cause of cancer in the United States, estimating that cigarette smoking accounted for about 30% of all cancer deaths in 1978...between 2005 and 2009 among those over age 35 years 84%
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:26

[Florida] Jury Awards $13M to Widow in Smoker Case

"Paul Pollari tried to quit many times and switched to light cigarettes, which he mistakenly believed were safer," McPharlin said. "He never knew all the things tobacco companies were doing to make cigarettes more addictive." (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59

[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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[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

[Florida] Retrial Begins in Artery Disease Suit Against Tobacco Makers, Leads Engle Review for Week of March 16

As opening statements began this week in the retrial of Robert Gore’s suit to recover for his wife’s carotid artery disease and fatal cancer, attorneys argued over whether smoking or other risk factors caused her health problems.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:48

[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

[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

[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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