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Norris to lead Altadis USA premium cigars

Tabacalera USA has appointed Rob Norris as general manager of its Altadis USA premium cigar division. He will be based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and report to Javier Estades, the head of Tabacalera USA.
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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Rubio Renews Support for Bipartisan Bill to Protect Florida Cigar Workers’ Jobs

“There is virtually no corner of Florida that is not being affected by the FDA’s excessive and overly burdensome regulations on local cigar makers, and we must stop federal bureaucrats from putting these small manufacturers out of business and threatenin
US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:02
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[Florida] Engle Widower Assails Cigarette Ad Blitz As Trial Opens ($$)

The widower of a Florida woman who died of lung cancer told a jury on Thursday that she was lured to smoking by a cigarette industry whose $250 billion in advertising spending over 65 years drowned out messages about smoking's dangers.
Law360
added Feb 3, 2017 13:44
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[Florida] Students, businesses partner to curb secondhand smoke

Members of Washington County's student-led Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) organization, along with the Florida Department of Health in Washington County, are celebrating local business partners and progress made in reducing exposure to secondhand
Chipley Paper.com (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:53
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[Florida] RJR Responsible For Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Family members of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder after smoking Winstons for decades urged a Florida jury to hold R.J. Reynolds responsible Friday, emphasizing the company's longtime knowledge of smoking's risks — and its conc
Law360
added Jan 29, 2017 17:18
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Woman's Fatal Respiratory Disease, as Trial Against Tobacco Giant Begins

over what caused a Florida woman to smoke for six decades and continue smoking even as she needed supplemental oxygen for her respiratory disease, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds over its role in the woman’s death. Durrance v. R.J. Reynolds, 11-26-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2017 21:22
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Florida receives failing grades on tobacco report

The association issued grades in five categories, and Florida failed in four of them. The F’s were in tobacco prevention and cessation funding, which means money dedicated to helping people quit, access to those services, tobacco taxes, and tobacco usag
WESH NewsChannel 2 (Orlando, FL)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:41
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Florida Gets Failing Grades Regarding Tobacco Prevention

an ‘F’ for tobacco prevention and cessation funding. The state’s best grade was a ‘B’ for smoke free air, with smoking is prohibited in restaurants and retail stores, and restricted in bars. The rest of the report card included three straight failing gra
NBC Miami
added Jan 25, 2017 18:02
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Moranda Smith worked to educate and unionize workers at Reynolds, other Southern tobacco plants in ‘40s

When Klan members heard of her visit to Florida, they tried to force a black worker into divulging her whereabouts. They beat him and threatened him, but he stayed silent. Smith heard of the attack and was furious. Her friends said she walked down the m
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 19:07
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STATE OF FLORIDA v. AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al.: THE STATE’S MOTION TO JOIN ITG BRANDS, LLC AS A DEFENDANT AND TO ENFORCE THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

The State is presently owed more than $45 million and will continue to suffer annual losses of approximately $30 million absent the Court’s enforcement of the Settlement Agreement that it approved and adopted more than 20 years ago. Pursuant to that Sett
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 20, 2017 20:47
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