Estimating the Proportion of Cases of Lung Cancer Legally Attributable to Smoking: A Novel Approach for Class Actions Against the Tobacco Industry (2014)

Authors: Jack Siemiatycki et al.                            Abstract Objectives: The plaintiffs’ lawyers for a class action suit, which was launched in Quebec on behalf of all patients with lung cancer whose disease was caused by cigarette smoking, asked us to estimate what proportion of […]

Policy Lessons from Comparing Mortality from Two Global Forces: International Terrorism and Tobacco (2006)

Authors: George Thomson and Nick Wilson Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the mortality burdens from two global impacts on mortality: international terrorism and the major cause of preventable death in developed countries–tobacco use. We also sought to examine the similarities and differences between these two causes of mortality so as to […]