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[Florida] Students smoke to call attention to USF's tobacco investments

Some University of South Florida students trying to call attention to the school’s investment policy are organizing a smoking party Wednesday on campus; the campus officially became smoke-free this academic year and the students say it’s hypocritical for
WMNF 88.5 FM Community Radio (Tampa, FL)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:27
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[Florida] Trial Pros: Arnold & Porter's Keri Arnold ($$)

Ms. Arnold is representing Phillip Morris in connection with thousands of personal injury cases filed in Florida following the aftermath of the decertification of a class action. She has tried five of these individual actions, and served most recently as
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 20:59
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Beat $3M Engle Suit At Trial ($$)

suit brought by a woman alleging their cigarettes caused her lung cancer and disease, with a Florida jury finding that her ailments did not develop within the class period.... the sides sparred over whether Elizabeth Ann Smith was sick by November 1996, t
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 20:52
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[Florida] Jury Finds Smoker's Diseases Arose After Class Action's Bar Date, Clears Tobacco Cos. in $3M Trial

A jury Monday concluded a Florida woman did not have cancer or respiratory disease within the time required for membership in a class action against the nation’s tobacco companies, clearing Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds of liability in her suit. Smith v
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2016 19:38
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Beat $3M Engle Suit At Trial ($$)

won a defense verdict in a $3 million Engle progeny suit brought by a woman alleging their cigarettes caused her lung cancer and disease, with a Florida jury finding that her ailments did not develop...
Law360
added Feb 23, 2016 21:56
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Reports: Electronic cigarettes blamed for recent explosions, injuries Allison Gaito

One man in Colorado had his neck broken, and another in Florida had his lungs damaged so badly that he had to be put in a medically-induced coma. Now the question is: are these injuries stemming from the devices or operator error?
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Feb 21, 2016 17:34
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[Rhode Island] VIDEO: Reports: Electronic cigarettes blamed for recent explosions, injuries

reports of e-cigarettes actually exploding and severely injuring consumers. These recent reports are putting the vaping industry and its customers on alert. One man in Colorado had his neck broken, and another in Florida had his lungs damaged so badly th
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:35
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[Florida] EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Time to clear the air on the FAMU campus

Florida A&M University ought to move quickly in snuffing out tobacco use on campus, waving off any silly smokescreen about some supposed “smokers’ rights.”... FAMU’s faculty Senate can form its task force, listen politely to any concerned students or emp
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 12, 2016 05:31
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe Computer Whiz's Family $12.5M, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a computer analyst who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to award it a $12.5 million verdict plus punitive damages in its trial against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., arguing that the companies' cigarettes killed
Law360
added Feb 11, 2016 18:36
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[Florida] Widow Seeks $12.5M+ from Tobacco Giants as Case over Ex-Smoker's Deadly Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys Wednesday debated what drove a Florida man to smoke for more than 30 years... Whether nicotine addiction drove Ahrens to smoke served as a key point of dispute in the two-week trial. During Wednesday’s closings, Gordon & Doner’s Gary Paige remin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:51
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