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[Asia, Philippines] Jam Sebastian’s case an 'eye-opener' on danger of passive smoking

Rojas partly blamed the lax implementation of Republic Act 9211 or the Tobaco Regulation Act for the deaths. He said several areas in Metro Manila that are supposed to be smoke-free places, such as comedy bars, airports and bus terminals, are often found
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:29
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Gets $340K Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit With $17.4M Engle Jury Verdict ($$)

the jury found that Theodore McKeever reasonably relied on — to his detriment — Philip Morris’ concealment of information before 1982 about the risks of smoking cigarettes. The jury said that his reliance legally caused his emphysema and lung cancer.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:00
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American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Teams up with Academy Award® Nominee Laura Dern and Author Cheryl Strayed to Raise Awareness of Lung Cancer in Women During 87th Annual Academy Awards

Join Team Turquoise on the Red Carpet to Elevate Awareness of the Number One Cancer Killer of Women...LUNG FORCE, which is nationally presented by CVS Health, works to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase re
PR Newswire
added Feb 23, 2015 22:10
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OncoBriefs: Hookah Risk, Brain Cancer, Lung Cancer

Hookah smokers and those exposed to the secondhand smoke had elevated levels of benzene, which has been associated with leukemia, investigators reported. Urinary concentration of the benzene metabolite S-phenylmercapturic acid (SPMA) was more than four
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2015 10:26
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[Florida] Jury sides with tobacco companies in family's lawsuit

Court staff read the jury's verdict that said: "Do you find that Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, that she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and that an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was the leading cause of her lung cancer? A
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:01
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[Florida] BAKER v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit

She appeals the trial court’s entry of final judgment in favor of Defendant, arguing the trial court erred in denying her motion for a new trial because the jury’s verdict was internally inconsistent. For the reasons set forth below, we affirm.
Law360
added Feb 19, 2015 18:08
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[Florida] Tobacco trial continues in Charlotte County

It was an emotional day on the witness stand as Barbara McMannis' family faced jurors. Tears came as two of her daughters and husband answered questions about her lifetime of smoking that they believe contributed to her death.
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 17, 2015 11:53
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Lesley Gore, Singer of Teenage Anthems, Dies at 68

Gore died of lung cancer at New York University Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, according to her partner of 33 years, Lois Sasson.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2015 18:10
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2.1M Jury Verdict In Smoker's Death ($$)

finding in favor of a Florida widow who claimed smoking the company's cigarettes contributed to her husband's death from lung cancer. At the end of a nine-day trial, the jury found that smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds legally caused Charles Sowe
Law360
added Feb 12, 2015 19:24
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