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[Florida] Corrections: July 30, 2014

An article on July 22 about the strong possibility that Tampa, Fla., may lose its cigar industry misstated the number of years cigar factories have been in the city. It is 128 years, not 150.
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:18
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[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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[Florida] $10M Tobacco Verdict OK'd For Man With Cancer Who Started Smoking At 7

The Third District Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld a $10 million jury award to a man who started smoking when he was 7. The defendant in the products liability case is R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The appeals court issued a brief opinion that doesn't ex
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 30, 2014 16:27
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[Florida] Reynolds appeals damages in Johnson lawsuit

Tuesday filed an appeal of a $23.6 billion punitive-damages award by a Florida jury, saying the amount is “wildly and absurdly excessive.” Reynolds’ attorneys, in a 71-page appeal.... Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 30, 2014 13:22
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[Florida] Jury Holds Tobacco Company Responsible for Deception About Its Products

regardless of the final outcome it is the duty of the courts and elected officials at all levels of government to hold the industry accountable for the unspeakable pain and incalculable loss it has inflicted upon society.”
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jul 29, 2014 13:54
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[Ireland, Florida] Lawyer wants to sue tobacco giants for Irish billions

Mr Berman says he is ready to return to Ireland to take a fresh look at initiating legal action, to recover the many billions spent on providing medical treatment for smokers during more than two decades when the tobacco companies knew their products were
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:51
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[Florida] AUDIO: ROLAND MARTIN: Attorney Willie Gary Wins $23B Tobacco Lawsuit

“We were blessed. They had so many more lawyers than we did but we refused to be afraid. The process took 28 days and I worked 22 out of 24 hours a day,” Gary said.
BlackAmericaWeb.com
added Jul 28, 2014 17:34
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[Florida] HARTZ-SEELEY: E-cigarettes: Colorful, cherry-flavored and carcinogenic?

Although these regulations as well as classroom programs and public service campaigns are helping educate children from the dangers of smoking, parents need to get involved. If you smoke and you want to help your child avoid the habit, the first thing y
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 28, 2014 05:20
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[Florida] 3Qs: Big tobacco firm faces big payout

Here, we dis­cuss the ver­dict and its impli­ca­tions with Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Law Richard Day­nard. . . conceivable that the jury was influenced by the $27 billion buy-out deal in coming up with $23+ billion in punishment: They mig
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:21
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