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[Florida] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Road Cigarette Stores Reopen (at Least for Now)

A federal court injunction gave temporary relief to the 13 Tobacco Road, roll-you-own cigarette shops in Tampa Bay, which reopened July 27. Partnership owner Sam Bontempo has vowed to fight a federal law that led to higher taxes on discounted smokes.
Patch.org
added Jul 28, 2012 10:48
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Vector Group and Liggett Group Reach Comprehensive Settlement on Engle Tobacco Litigation in Florida (NYSE:VGR)

Resolves Thousands of Lawsuits, Largest Group of Legal Cases Against Company Company Will Incur After-Tax Charge of $53 Million in Third Quarter 2013
Vector Group LTD
added Oct 24, 2013 03:27
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Tobacco Companies Accountable for Engaging In 50-Year Conspiracy Of Misrepresenting Dangers Of Smoking Cigarettes, Plaintiffs' Counsel Announce

Damages Totaling Nearly $32 Million Returned In Two Cases in Federal Court In Florida This Month
Business Wire
added Apr 20, 2013 11:59
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[Florida] Court snuffs out tobacco's 'due process' claim

A federal appeals court Thursday rejected arguments by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. that its due-process rights had been violated as cigarette makers try to fend off thousands of lawsuits in Florida.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 2, 2013 05:39
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Florida ruling could force tobacco sector's hand in Engle cases

The ruling leaves cigarette companies with no option but to bring the due process argument back to the U.S. Supreme Court, which has refused to review the issue twice in the past year, lawyers said.
Thomson Reuters
added Mar 22, 2013 12:48
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[Florida] A Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Has the settlement dam finally broken in the so-called Engle progeny Florida tobacco litigation? Or will the big cigarette makers continue trying to plug their fingers in the dike? That’s the multibillion-dollar question after a $100 million settlement
Law.com
added Mar 1, 2015 22:31
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Engle Fraud Claims In Fla. High Court ($$)

Tobacco companies on Wednesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to narrowly construe the state's 12-year statute of repose with regard to Engle progeny plaintiffs' fraud claims in two cases that could determine whether the former class members will be able
Law360
added May 1, 2014 09:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Cases in a Nutshell

Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Echsner & Proctor, P.A.
added Sep 20, 2012 13:46
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Takes a $75 Million Hit

Although plaintiffs have been mostly successful in cases that have gone to trial since the Florida Supreme Court paved the way with an important ruling in 2006, none can match the scope of the victory achieved by plaintiff Marvine Calloway on June 4.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jun 18, 2012 14:29
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[Florida] RJR Slapped With $40M Verdict In Engle Lung Cancer Suit

A Florida jury handed down a $40.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Thursday in an Engle progeny case, awarding the money to a widow who blames the cigarette maker for causing her husband's fatal lung cancer.
Law360
added Feb 19, 2013 17:47
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