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[Florida] College students unaware of hookah’s health effects, study says

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that students are frequently engaging in hookah smoking, but are highly unaware of the health risks involved in the activity.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added May 23, 2015 16:53
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Win in Widow's $9M COPD Suit Highlights Engle Review for the Week of May 18

The six-member jury needed about three hours to reach a verdict for the tobacco maker, finding that Ethel Gray’s husband, Willie Gray, had not been addicted to Reynolds cigarettes. Addiction is one of several elements Engle progeny plaintiffs must prove.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2015 16:00
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[Florida] Court rules favorably for tobacco companies

“The subtext of Graham’s legal analysis seems to suggest that his claims are immune from preemption simply because the Engle litigation has managed to survive for 20 years, and now has grown too-big-to-fail. “Thankfully, our constitution lends credence
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 23, 2015 10:34
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[Florida] TOBACCO COMPANIES: COURT RULES FAVORABLY

A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court in Atlanta ruled in April that Engle plaintiffs must prove that the cigarettes smoked by themselves or relatives were defective. The ruling came in a case involving Earl Graham, husband of deceased Faye Gra
The Market Business
added May 23, 2015 10:32
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[Florida] Tobacco Industry Picks Up Tailwind as Smoker Suits Dealt Setback

The appeals court panel in Atlanta said individual smokers, already blocked from suing as a group, must each prove the cigarettes they used were defective, rather than relying on an earlier jury’s findings. That decision adds time, expense and uncertaint
Bloomberg News
added May 22, 2015 11:46
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[Florida] Veteran Defense Attorney Is the Feature of Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Is undefeated in her last six trials, including 4 wins in that streak. Carries an 80% winning record over five trials taken to verdict. Won two trials for her client, despite jury findings of Engle class membership.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 20, 2015 06:39
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[Florida] Veteran Defense Attorney Is the Feature of Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Is undefeated in her last six trials, including 4 wins in that streak. Carries an 80% winning record over five trials taken to verdict. Won two trials for her client, despite jury findings of Engle class membership.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 20, 2015 06:39
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Florida appeals court won’t toss $12.5 million verdict over closing remarks

Florida appeals court has affirmed a $12.5 million verdict favoring a smoker with heart disease after concluding that his counsel’s closing remarks were not so prejudicial that defendant Philip Morris USA Inc. was denied a fair trial.
Reuters
added May 19, 2015 19:33
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Asks Fla. Court To Flip $41M Engle Jury Award ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Tuesday to overturn a $40.5 million judgment for a widow who blames the tobacco company for causing her husband's fatal lung cancer, arguing the "excessive" judgment is the largest damages award that has not been set aside.
Law360
added May 19, 2015 19:32
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[Florida] Broward College to become smoke-free campus

Beginning Monday, Aug. 24, smoking or use of tobacco products, objects or devices, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, electronic cigars or smokeless tobacco products will be prohibited on all Broward College campuses and centers.
WSVN-TV Fox 7 (Miami, FL)
added May 19, 2015 01:19
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