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[Florida] Jury Finds For Tobacco Companies In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

A Florida state court jury on June 2 found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit where a man and his wife claimed that the man developed bladder cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the two tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 17:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35
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The beach bum guide to America: Siesta Beach on Florida's gulf coast - with its 'powdered sugar' sands - is named the best in the country

In recent years, he has given extra points to beaches that prohibit smoking, saying cigarette butts are not only environmentally damaging, but can ruin the experience for beach-goers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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Florida International Researchers Unveil Clinical Research Lab For Tobacco Smoking

The Department of Epidemiology at Florida International University's (FIU) Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work unveiled the first clinical research laboratory for tobacco smoking in South Florida to assess the impact that waterpipe (a
Public.
added May 25, 2017 22:00
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Florida Judge Declares Mistrial In Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

in which a woman claimed that a tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her husband, which led to his lung cancer and death, because the judge gave contradictory jury instructions that may confuse the jury (Lorraine Olson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added May 25, 2017 21:11
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NCH Healthcare System First Employer To Achieve Certified Blue Zones Worksite Status In Florida

designated NCH a smoke-free campus and a new policy in 2011 to no longer hire smokers. NCH continues to see a drop in its employee smoking rate, falling from 2.8 percent in 2015 to 1.3 percent in 2016. The smoking rate in Florida for the same time frame w
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:38
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[Florida] Lincoln Park senior honored for fight against tobacco

NICOLAS SUAREZ, A SENIOR AT LINCOLN PARK ACADEMY, WAS NAMED THE SOUTH REGION YOUTH ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR... HE IS A MEMBER OF THE STATEWIDE YOUTH ADVOCACY BOARD, WHICH WORKS WITH THE TOBACCO FREE FLORIDA PROGRAM TO SET THE DIRECTION AND GOALS OF SWAT AND T
TCPalm.com
added May 24, 2017 01:27
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[Florida] Fla. Jury Adds $1.3M Punitives To Smoker's Engle Trial Win ($$)

A Florida jury on Friday awarded a woman who developed lung cancer after smoking Philip Morris cigarettes $1.3 million in punitive damages, doubling down on its $1.1 million actual damages verdict in the case.
Law360
added May 20, 2017 15:54
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RJR Stay Denied In Del. Dispute Over Florida Tobacco Levy ($$)

lost a bid Thursday in Delaware Chancery Court for a hold order on a suit in which ITG Brands LLC is contesting its role and liability in a state-of-Florida action demanding $30 million a year in tobacco settlement payments.
Law360
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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[Florida] Agency launches new effort to curb smoking

Tobacco Free Florida has launched a new effort to educate the public on the true cost of smoking, both in terms of dollars spent and the toll on the smoker’s health. The average pack-a-day smoker in Florida will spend over $2,100 in a year just on cigare
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added May 19, 2017 03:53
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