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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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The Netherlands Withdraws From Major Tobacco Advice Committee

The committee in question forms part of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), giving advice on the drafting of international standards regarding tobacco products, on behalf of the Netherlands.
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 22, 2018 15:47
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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FDA Notices Show Agency Is All In On Tobacco Regulation ($$)

stakeholders should be sure to familiarize themselves with the ANPRMs directly, given that each is extensive and includes highly technical details that can and will impact advertisers and manufacturers of tobacco-related products. This is especially the
Law360
added May 23, 2018 02:01
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[Florida] $12M+ Suit Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Responsible for Woman's Lung Cancer Death, Atty Claims as Trial Begins

A tobacco industry scheme to undermine medical evidence of smoking’s risks led to a Florida woman’s fatal cancer, an attorney for the woman’s family said Friday, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2008-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:48
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[Louisiana] Smoking Cessation Trust helps smokers quit

The Smoking Cessation Trust was established to help fund cessation services for all Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette prior to September 1, 1988. It was the result of a 14-year-long class action lawsuit Scott v. American Tobacco Co.
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added May 22, 2018 15:45
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Use of anti-smoking detectors expands in Turkey

The head of the Green Crescent...said the Green Detector application they developed allowed concerned citizens to notify relevant authorities about the use of cigarettes at banned locations. Şavaş Yılmaz said they viewed smoking as the most dangerous ad
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 21, 2018 14:53
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[UK] China investment cuts tobacco giant’s cigarette dependence

[BAT] has made its first outside investment as it steps up the search for cutting-edge technology that could help it to reduce its reliance on cigarettes and other traditional smoking products. The FTSE 100 company has backed a Chinese investment fund th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2018 14:58
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Pennsylvania woman, 18, develops first-ever case of wet lung in an adolescent from excessively smoking e-cigarettes for three weeks

An 18-year-old woman who went on a three-week vaping binge was diagnosed with a condition called wet lung, formally known as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The Pediatrics journal published a case report Thursday on the unnamed Pennsylvania teen wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:23
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