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[Florida] RJR Owes $6.5M For Fla. Musician's Cancer Treatment Death ($$)

jury awarded $6.5 million to the daughter of a musician and longtime smoker of Kools who died of follow-on complications from mouth cancer treatment, after hearing that the cigarette maker was still responsible for that treatment.
Law360
added Sep 20, 2018 11:30
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[Florida] RJR Slapped With $6.5M Verdict Over Musician's Mouth Cancer

a $6.5 million verdict Tuesday for the part jurors found the company played in the mouth cancer a Florida musician developed after years of smoking. Harewood v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46331.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:48
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E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

For the first time, the agency will take the message that vaping is dangerous into high school bathrooms and social media feeds of those at-risk youth to stop what the FDA calls an epidemic of e-cigarette use by minors. The trend was flagged in a 2016 re
CNN
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Florida] Appellate Court Ruling Expands the Definition of Engle Class Member

ruled last week that prospective Engle class members could be residents or citizens — not both — of Florida at the time their smoking-related disease first manifests or is diagnosed.
Law.com
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Florida] HAREWOOD v REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Individually and as successor by merger to BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION, individually and as Successor by merger to THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY: VERDICT (PDF)

Was Glenn Simmons addicted to cigarettes manufactured by Brown & Williamson containing nicotine, and, if so, was such an addiction a legal cause of his oral cavity cancer? Yes - - /- - No - - - - If your answer to Question 1 was NO, you should
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 20, 2018 22:48
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Two-thirds of US smokers say they want to quit. This company has a new idea for helping them.

Ro, the company behind the ED treatment brand Roman, is getting into the smoking cessation game with a new (gender-neutral) program called Zero. Like Roman, Zero is a telemedicine-based product: Users get a personalized quitting regimen from a doctor via
Vox Media
added Sep 19, 2018 20:00
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FDA’s New E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign Needed Now More than Ever to Stem ‘Disturbing’ Epidemic

need to be accompanied by strong action by the FDA that prohibits e-cigarette manufacturers from selling products with flavors and using advertising themes and images that appeal to kids. The FDA must also reverse its decision allowing e-cigarettes introd
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:50
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Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS)

FDA and NIH, as part of an on-going interagency partnership, awarded nine Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) grants in September 2018 to support research to inform the regulation of tobacco products. In this second round of funding, the TCORS
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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GLANTZ: After TPSAC: RJR failed to demonstrate that Camel Snus, as actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm to individuals or benefit population health

Lauren Lempert listened in to the presentations and scientific discussion of the RJR application to market Camel Snus as a modified (i.e., reduced) risk tobacco product on September 14, 2018. After that session, she and I prepared this public comment, wh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:59
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