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[Florida] Tobacco Company Appeals $806,000 Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

the trial court denied its motion to set aside the verdict in a suit where a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that the addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and death, according to the online docket
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 16, 2018 21:33
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Anti-smoking groups rally against proposal to undermine Tobacco Free Florida funding

Florida’s smoking rates may have dropped, but the need continues for an anti-smoking campaign —- making ill-advised a proposed constitutional amendment that would divert money from advertising to cancer research, a group of health advocates warned Wednes
Orlando (FL) Weekly
added Mar 16, 2018 21:26
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[Florida] Funding for cancer research may be skimmed from tobacco prevention program

A proposed amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Sounds good right? But, health groups are opposing it because the money would come out of Florida’s tobacco prevention pro
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:04
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[Florida] Anti-Smoking Group Battles Ballot Proposal

Florida’s smoking rates may have dropped, but the need continues for an anti-smoking campaign --- making ill-advised a proposed constitutional amendment that would divert money from advertising to cancer research, a group of health advocates warned Wedne
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Mar 15, 2018 15:51
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Health groups say a proposed amendment could undermine Florida’s anti-smoking campaign

A coalition of health organizations are warning that a proposed state constitutional amendment would undermine Florida’s smoking prevention efforts resulting in higher smoking rates and, eventually, higher health care costs as the result of an increase i
The Capitolist
added Mar 16, 2018 20:53
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[Florida] Health groups say proposed constitutional amendment would increase smoking rates

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research, but health groups oppose it, because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program. F
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:08
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[Florida] 11th Circuit upholds ruling against tobacco companies in COPD case

upheld a jury award in the case of a woman who sued three tobacco companies claiming smoking their cigarettes caused chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pauline Burkhart was one of many individuals who moved forward with an individual lawsuit a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:14
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[Florida] VIDEO: Verdict reached in tobacco company lawsuit

A jury awarded Alachua County resident, Jo Freeman, $4 million in damages, after her husband, David, died of lung cancer. He had smoked Philip-Morris cigarettes for thirty years. The jury found Philip-Morris was 60% responsible for David Freeman's death
WCJB TV20 (Gainesville, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:50
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[Florida] World Vapor Expo 2017: e-cigarette marketing tactics

A newly emerging public health issue is the surge of ‘vaping conventions’...Guests were encouraged to socialise and try new flavours. Conventions such as the World Vapor Expo are becoming increasingly popular. More …
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:27
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[Florida] More money being put into cancer research at the expense of tobacco prevention programs

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Health groups oppose it because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program.
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:56
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