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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $11M For Wife's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer after four decades of heavy smoking urged a Florida jury Tuesday to award him $11 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until sh
Law360
added May 11, 2016 13:41
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[Florida] Department of Health in Madison exposes secondhand smoke

The Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program and Florida Department of Health in Madison are launching a new initiative titled: Secondhand Smoke Exposed. The initiative will be part of the eighth annual Tobacco Free Florida Week, whic
Madison County (FL) Carrier
added May 11, 2016 01:58
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Secondhand smoke awareness is Tobacco Free Florida Week's focus

The Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program and the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) are launching a new initiative, Secondhand Smoke Exposed, as part of the eighth annual Tobacco Free Florida Week, taking
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added May 10, 2016 12:59
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[Florida] Matthew J. Competiello: Killer numbers

Today marks the beginning of Tobacco Free Florida Week. While the week’s primary goal is to help tobacco users end their addiction to nicotine, another important goal is to limit Floridians’ exposure to secondhand smoke.
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner
added May 8, 2016 14:56
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[Florida] Philip Morris Loses Bid To Strike 2 Of Smoker's Claims ($$)

A Florida federal judge on Thursday denied Philip Morris's motion for judgment as a matter of law on two claims in an Engle-progeny suit where a jury's $20 million punitive-damages award has already been struck down, saying alleged holes in the claims' le
Law360
added May 7, 2016 18:13
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[Florida] RJR Caused Addiction Nurse's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly add
Law360
added May 7, 2016 17:48
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[Florida] World Asthma Day: Restaurants partner with DOH to raise awareness

Nearly all of Washington County's more than 20 restaurants partnered with the Florida Department of Health (DOH)... The observance of World Asthma Day kicked off "Secondhand Smoke Exposed," a new initiative from the DOH Tobacco Free Florida program. The i
Chipley Paper.com (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added May 6, 2016 18:32
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Retired Airman's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a retired U.S. Air Force serviceman who smoked at least a pack of cigarettes every day urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his cancer, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from him until..
Law360
added May 6, 2016 17:32
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Florida Company Gears Up to Supply the Underground "Vaping Prohibition"

thousands are starting to turn to DIY e-liquid mixing - using food-grade and flavors to make their own "unregulated" e-liquid. One Florida business, White Clouds Vaping Co., is geared up to train and supply this new "Speakeasy" style hobby.
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2016 17:22
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[Florida] Retrial Begins in Widower's Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

Whether addiction fueled a Florida woman’s 40-plus years of smoking took center stage last week as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds for the woman’s cancer death. Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, 13CA5673.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 5, 2016 18:18
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