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Vaping Advice for Parents from Public Health England / Diamond Vapor's Keith Fairman brightens up the lives of terminally ill people at Florida hospice / Former Windson Man David Goerlitz tells how he walked away from a $100,00-a-year career promoting t
Vapouround Magazine (uk)
added Dec 21, 2016 22:23
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$19.4M Award Hammers Tobacco Companies at Trial Over Death of Florida Professor

slapped R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris with more than $19 million in damages for the role it found the cigarette makers played in the death of a former University of Florida professor. Faricy-Pardue v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-2010.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 21, 2016 20:55
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Florida's Courts 4th on Tort Reformers' 'Judicial Hellholes' List

"Florida’s storied tobacco litigation shows no signs of burning down after 2016’s back-to-back Florida Supreme Court rulings expanding liability," says the report. Since the state high court lowered evidentiary requirements in tobacco lawsuits a decade
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:33
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Cleared at Trial Over Smoker's Respiratory Disease

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds prevailed Friday at trial in a suit brought by the widow of a Florida smoker, after jurors found the smoker did not meet a class action suit’s requirements. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. The 18th Circuit Court
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:57
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Hit With $19M Verdict In Business Prof's Death ($$)

jury on Monday slammed R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $13.5 million in punitive damages over the heart and lung disease death of a popular University of Florida business professor, bringing the total awarded in the case to more t
Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 16:47
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $8M For Professor's Death, Widow Says

The widow of a well-liked university business and marketing professor urged a Florida jury on Friday to award her more than $8 million against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris over his death from heart and lung diseases, saying the tobacco companies deceiv
Law360
added Dec 17, 2016 03:02
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[Florida] UP IN SMOKE: For kids, tobacco's out and vaping's in

That was one of the apparent findings in the Florida Youth Tobacco Survey this year, one part of a series of evaluations conducted annually by the Florida Department of Health to gauge "risky behaviors" in middle and high school students. About a quarte
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Dec 12, 2016 11:30
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[Cuba] Is this the final burn for Florida's 'Cigar city'?

Among those most worried: Eric Newman, whose family has been making 31 brands of cigars, including ­Cuesta-Rey, Diamond Crown and La ­Unica, for three generations. For 121 years, the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has churned out millions of cigars and shipped t
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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Florida Appellate Panel Remands Engle Suit To Disqualify Plaintiff’s Attorney ($$)

found a trial court erred in denying Philip Morris USA Inc.’s motion to dismiss the law firm representing her because one of her attorneys previously represented Philip Morris in similar lawsuits, which prevents him from being the plaintiff’s attorney und
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:07
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BRIEF-Vector Group says company and its subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle Progeny tobacco litigation cases pending in Florida

* Vector Group Ltd - expects to incur an after-tax charge of about $11 million in Q4 of 2016 related to settlement agreement-sec filing * Says upon dismissal of settled cases, company and liggett will be defendants in approximately 125 state court Engle
Reuters
added Dec 9, 2016 04:46
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