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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Blamed for 49-Year Old's Lung Cancer Death, as Trial Opens

Attorneys debated whether a tobacco industry conspiracy or a Florida smoker's own choices were to blame for the lung cancer that killed him at 49, as trial began this week against R.J. Reynolds. Hochreiter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015CA003926.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 14, 2018 04:34
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Florida Federal Jury Again Rejects Claims By Smoker’s Widow ($$)

For the third time, jurors on Nov. 7 sided with the tobacco industry in a longstanding dispute over the lung cancer death of a Florida man (Eddie O....
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:38
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Divided Florida Panel: Tobacco Tax Memo Is Unadopted Rule ($$)

In a Nov. 6 ruling, a majority of a First District Florida Court of Appeal panel agreed with a tobacco wrap distributor that a 2016 memorandum issued by...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:37
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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Blunts Cigar Wrap Tax Rule ($$)

A Florida appeals court ruled Tuesday that a state agency’s memorandum outlining the taxation of whole leaf cigar wraps constituted an unenforceable rule, overturning an administrative law judge’s ruling.
Law360
added Nov 8, 2018 19:10
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[Florida] Amendment 9 passes, banning off-shore oil drilling, indoor vaping

Indoor electronic smoking, including e-cigarettes and vapes, are banned in indoor workplaces. Vaping devices are defined as “any product that employs an electronic, a chemical, or a mechanical means capable of producing vapor or aerosol from a nicotine p
WKMG-TV 6 (Orlando, FL)
added Nov 7, 2018 19:20
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Election results for Florida amendments: What passed, what failed

• The second part of the amendment prohibits the indoor use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices. The amendment doesn’t restrict use of these devices inside private residences (unless they’re used for child or health care) nor in standalone bars or hotel r
TCPalm.com
added Nov 7, 2018 19:18
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Florida Voters Ban Offshore Drilling, Indoor Vaping With 1 Amendment

Florida banned the indoor smoking of conventional tobacco products back in 2002. That action bolstered Amendment 9′s proponents’ argument that a vaping cigarette ban is less government overreach and more an extension of voters’ previously stated will.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 7, 2018 19:17
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Florida Federal Judge Seats Jury, Begins Retrial Of Engle Case ($$)

A jury was selected on Oct. 29 in a third retrial of allegations that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. bear responsibility for the lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:08
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Florida’s Ninth Amendment forces voters to choose between two obscure decisions

It would make sense for many to vote on the issue of offshore oil and gas drilling and vaping indoors separately, but this 2018 midterm election Florida voters will have to vote on these issues on the same amendment....Alex Clark, Consumer Advocates for
Spinnaker (University of North Florida)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:23
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