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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Dispute Cause Of Death As Engle Trial Opens ($$)

Law360
added Apr 19, 2012 00:00
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[Florida] Jackson County Man Dies After Winning Tobacco Company Civil Suit

Back in March, a Jackson county jury agreed with Emmon Smith that R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company caused his lung cancer, which he was diagnosed with 20 years ago.
WMBB-TV (Panama City, FL)
added Sep 6, 2012 08:18
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[Florida] Lillian Kaplan Dies Battling Big Tobacco

Sadly, the men and women who were most affected by Big Tobacco's lies are now dying. In fact, every year, nicotine delivery devices continue to claim the lives of over 440,000 Americans. Yet Big Tobacco continues to deny and delay. Soon the "Greatest Gene
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2012 00:19
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Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr. Dies at 90

Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr., a physician and researcher whose groundbreaking studies connected unprotected sex between men to AIDS, smoking to cervical cancer and air pollution to chronic lung disease, died July 22 at his home in Point Richmond, Calif. He
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2012 07:16
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James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times

"The majority of the risk of heart disease can be attributed to lifestyle factors, such as smoking, lack of exercise, poor diet, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol," Pande said. "The good news is that these are modifiable risk factors, wh
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2013 16:03
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[North Carolina] Ex-US Rep. Charlie Rose helped tobacco farmers

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose, who used his seat on the House Agriculture Committee to help farmers and protect the tobacco crops that brought wealth to farmers in his North Carolina district, has died, his wife said Tuesday. Rose, 73, died of Parkinson’
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 5, 2012 16:02
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[Canada] KREISMAN: Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

Carrie Fisher was a lifelong smoker who died at age 60 from a sudden heart attack...She had also fought mental health and addiction battles. The prevalence of smoking is disproportionately elevated in both of these groups...a meaningful public teaching mo
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:22
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[Florida] Legendary attorney Douglass dies at 83

particularly effective during his stint as Gov. Chiles' attorney. Douglass was the guiding force in making Florida the first state to win a major ($13 billion) settlement against tobacco companies in 1999.
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Sep 18, 2013 07:42
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Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71

He had had heart problems for many years....During the 2002 playoffs, he collapsed on a trip to North Carolina and was hospitalized with heart arrhythmia. He had been smoking five or six cigars a day and eating unhealthily. “I had become something I’d al
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2014 10:16
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Tony Soprano’s last stand: How heart disease may have led to James Gandolfini’s death

Gandolfini did it all: lived too heavy, enjoyed his fine cigars and packed in the food. Like a recipe for a perfect marinara, Gandolfini’s life was a perfect formula for a heart attack.
Fox News
added Jun 20, 2013 15:56
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