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[Florida] MOBLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 02/12/18 –

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:45
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[Florida] TERESA STARR-BLUNDELL V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO UPCOMING Trial 02/12/18 –

In this Engle progeny tobacco litigation proceeding, Plaintiff Teresa Starr- Blundell (personal representative of the estate of Lucy Starr) alleged Philip Morris Tobacco Co and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking ciga
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:44
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[Florida] IN RE 73 ENGLE-RELATED CASES. On appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County (PDF)

the trial court dismissed the cases and in doing so denied plaintiffs’ counsel’s request for leave to amend the complaints and substitute new party plaintiffs into the actions. Plaintiffs’ counsel appealed these decisions. We affirm.
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 9, 2018 17:53
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[Florida] STAINES, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, and LORILLARD, INC., Appellees: PER CURIAM (PDF)

We affirm for the same basic reasons detailed in our opinion in In re 73 Engle-Related Cases. Shortly stated, we find no legal error in the trial court’s decision to dismiss the lawsuit filed by counsel on behalf of Ms. Staines because “deceased perso
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 9, 2018 17:52
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[South Carolina] SC bill could ban smoking in car with children

lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with children present. The bill, proposed on February 6, would prohibit "a person to smoke a tobacco product in a motor vehicle in which a minor is a passenger and provide a pena
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Feb 9, 2018 17:26
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[Florida] Tobacco cases rejected because of dead clients

A state appellate court upheld the dismissal of more than 70 lawsuits against tobacco companies and refused to allow attorneys to amend the complaints because the clients had died before the cases were filed. Thursday’s decision came less than four month
Northwest Florida News
added Feb 9, 2018 17:23
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[Michigan] Local vape shop owner sues FDA

After she lost her husband to lung cancer, Kimberly made a big career change and opened her business to try and help others. Until recently, she has been able to do that, but the Food and Drug Administration‘s new “Deeming Rule” has put a stop to her ef
Clare County (MI) Review
added Feb 9, 2018 17:22
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VIDEO: Debate sparked in Washington over marijuana regulation

Opponents say it'll create a massive commercial industry, like big tobacco, and exacerbate health problems. "Car crashes to problems with second hand smoke to school dropouts to workplace accidents," said Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Ma
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:59
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ALABAMA MAY MOVE TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:56
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[Montana] Missoula looks at smoking rules to include e-cigs

City Council plans to update the city's smoking ordinance, adding e-cigarettes to the list of products that can't be used in public places. The popularity of electronic cigarettes used for "vaping", or as a replacement for regular cigarettes, has been g
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:36
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