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[Florida] The smoke clears at Coconut Creek casino

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek recently opened a smoke-free gaming area on its second floor. Called level2, it's insulated from tobacco smoke on the floor below by a thick floor and has a different ventilation system.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Feb 12, 2016 15:01
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[Florida] EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Time to clear the air on the FAMU campus

Florida A&M University ought to move quickly in snuffing out tobacco use on campus, waving off any silly smokescreen about some supposed “smokers’ rights.”... FAMU’s faculty Senate can form its task force, listen politely to any concerned students or emp
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 12, 2016 05:31
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe Computer Whiz's Family $12.5M, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a computer analyst who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to award it a $12.5 million verdict plus punitive damages in its trial against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., arguing that the companies' cigarettes killed
Law360
added Feb 11, 2016 18:36
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[Florida] Doctor “Sure” Smoker Had Lung Cancer Before Bar Date in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Dr. Allan Goldman, a Tampa pulmonologist, said the lung cancer and emphysema doctors found in Elizabeth Smith in December 1997 likely developed well before the November 21, 1996 bar date of Smith’s suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, makers of
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:52
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[Florida] Widow Seeks $12.5M+ from Tobacco Giants as Case over Ex-Smoker's Deadly Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys Wednesday debated what drove a Florida man to smoke for more than 30 years... Whether nicotine addiction drove Ahrens to smoke served as a key point of dispute in the two-week trial. During Wednesday’s closings, Gordon & Doner’s Gary Paige remin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:51
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[Florida] AHRENS V. PHILIP MORRIS: LIVE Trial 01/25/16 –

In this tobacco litigation trial, Ina Ahrens claims Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the smoking-related disease of Karl Ahrens.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:44
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[Arizona, Florida] State-Run Websites Help Smokers Kick the Habit

Smokers who attempted to kick the habit using web-based smoking cessation services were almost as successful as those who use telephone quitlines in a study comparing the two strategies in four states conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease
MedPage Today
added Feb 9, 2016 17:45
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[Florida] POOSHS v. PHILIP MORRIS USA: ORDER OVERRULING PLAINTIFFS' OBJECTIONS TO CERTAIN TESTIMONY OF DEFENDANTS' EXPERT DR. CHIRIEAC

Thus, plaintiff has been on notice since at least the time of the initial pretrial conference in November 2012 that defendants planned on presenting testimony by Dr. Chirieac based on both his original and his supplemental report.1 Nevertheless, plaintiff
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 6, 2016 22:25
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[Florida] King & Spalding, Paul Weiss See 2015 Revenue Surpass $1B ($$)

King & Spalding LLP and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP both surpassed the $1 billion mark... clients R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which was recently hit with a $12.5 million verdict in Florida over a...
Law360
added Feb 5, 2016 21:18
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[Florida] Lifelong Smoker Says Tobacco Cos. Hooked Her At Age 10 ($$)

A former hairdresser who lit her first cigarette when she was 10 years old urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for her lung disease... Howard M. Acosta, attorney for Elizabeth Ann Smith, told jurors in Palm Beac
Law360
added Feb 5, 2016 20:57
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