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[Florida] Vape Business Booms As 90% of Smokers Try to Quit Cigarettes through Vaping

Dave Gerboth finds it strange that his favorite place to socialize these days is at a vape shop. The 43-year-old has been smoking two packs of cigarettes a day for more than twenty years, but just five months ago he started the process of quitting with a
MainStreet.com
added Oct 1, 2014 15:47
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[Florida] STEIN: Should firefighters be allowed to smoke while off-duty?

Apparently there is a ban in place that forbids firefighters from smoking, not only when they are working but when they are off-duty. The firefighters union is fighting this. And I don’t blame them.
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 30, 2014 14:43
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[Florida] Nicotine Addiction Expert Compares Smoking Deaths to World Trade Center Deaths, Causes Tobacco Suit Mistrial

nicotine addiction expert, Dr. Shannon Miller, says the number of smoking-related deaths each year equals the number killed in “three World Trade Centers.” The comment ultimately led to a mistrial in the Engle progeny tobacco suit.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 28, 2014 06:11
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Bryant v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company et al

defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering Hayward Bryant Sr's. addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused his smoking-related disease. Outcome Verdict for the Defense
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:11
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Lourie v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al

the personal representative of Barbara Ruth Lourie, a deceased smoker, claims that defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering the addiction of Lourie, which caused the lung cancer that led to her death in 1997.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:09
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco: Mistrial in Morse After Expert Compares Smoking Deaths to 9/11 WTC Deaths

Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:06
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Fortnightly Tobacco Companies Review: Lawsuits In Florida And Uruguay

The last two weeks brought much sorrow to cigarette companies in the U.S. Philip Morris USA (part of the Altria Group (NYSE: MO)) and R.J. Reynolds (part of Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI)) were both asked to pay out damages worth several millions of dolla
Trefis
added Sep 27, 2014 14:02
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Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Steven Hammer

Steven Hammer, who tries Engle cases with the Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger, carries an 8-2 record, with no mistrials in more than five years of Engle trials.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:06
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[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: Willie Gary in Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds

Willie Gary shouts “You don’t get a right to kill people and then turn around and blame them!” in his fiery opening statement in Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds. His opening in the Engle progeny case set the stage for the jury’s $23.6 billion verdict. Click he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2014 11:32
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