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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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[Florida] $12M+ Suit Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Responsible for Woman's Lung Cancer Death, Atty Claims as Trial Begins

A tobacco industry scheme to undermine medical evidence of smoking’s risks led to a Florida woman’s fatal cancer, an attorney for the woman’s family said Friday, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2008-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:48
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Judge to decide Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana

Gievers heard testimony Wednesday from two women with terminal illnesses challenging the state's ban on smoking cannabis. Voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2016 allowing the use of medical marijuana. The only mention of smoking in the amendme
AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2018 04:40
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Why can’t patients smoke marijuana in Florida? John Morgan pushes for answers today in court.

In dramatic testimony, two patients who treat their debilitating diseases with marijuana testified in court Wednesday that although they qualify to receive the drug legally, they are alive only because they break the law and smoke it. Diana Dodson of Le
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added May 17, 2018 16:35
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Should Florida let patients smoke medical marijuana? A judge will now decide

In dramatic testimony, two patients who treat their debilitating diseases with marijuana testified in court Wednesday that although they qualify to receive the drug legally, they are alive only because they break the law and smoke it.
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 17, 2018 16:31
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[Florida] Widower Says Court Should Have Let Him Fix Engle Suit Error ($$)

A smoker's widower urged the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to review an appeal's court's finding that he cannot amend and pursue an Engle progeny lawsuit mistakenly filed in his wife's name after she had already died, saying it directly conflicts with
Law360
added May 16, 2018 20:38
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Why can’t patients smoke marijuana in Florida? John Morgan pushes for answers today in court.

The definition voters approved included “all types of medical marijuana, including flower, which is smokeable marijuana,” he said. “If the state is able to prohibit smokeable marijuana, why shouldn’t they be able to prohibit vaping? Why shouldn’t they be
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 16, 2018 19:31
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Exploding vape pen caused Florida man’s death, autopsy says

The cause of death was listed as “projectile wound of head” — the pen exploded into pieces, at least two of which were sent into his head, the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner said — and he suffered burns on about 80 percent of his body. The “mod”-type p
Washington Post
added May 16, 2018 18:50
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R.J. Reynolds Defends Dismissal Of Florida Wrongful Death Claims ($$)

a Pinellas County trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying a motion to vacate an earlier dismissal for lack of prosecution because a plaintiff disregarded procedures to avoid dismissal during a “standstill agreement” in the underlying wrongful
Lexis Nexis
added May 15, 2018 05:03
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