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[Florida] LETTER: Smoking dangers should spark legislative action | Letters

States and/or the federal government should pass laws banning cigarette smoking without a doctor's written permission. Provide a five-year period before such laws take effect. You would think 438,000 people killed by cigarettes annually would wake us up.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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[Florida] Link Between Tobacco Messaging and Smoker's Heart Disease Debated, as Trial Against Philip Morris Opens

Attorneys last week debated what role, if any, nicotine addiction and tobacco marketing played in a Florida man’s death from complications related to heart disease, as trial began against Philip Morris. Bryant v. Philip Morris, 2015CA001691.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:45
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[Florida] CHADWELL V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial 11/30/17 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:19
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[Florida] PERROTTO V. RJ REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 12/04/17 –

In this Engle progeny case, Debbie Perrotto is suing defendant tobacco manufacturers, claiming that defendants concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering an addiction to cigarettes that caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:18
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[Florida] Vaping Ban Proposal Gets Unanimous Support

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal...said people are being adversely affected by public vaping because a ban on
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Dec 1, 2017 15:41
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Nov 29, 2017 17:11
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Nov 29, 2017 02:35
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS v. ANDY R. ALLEN SR.: BRIEF ON JURISDICTION OF PETITIONERS PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Shortly after the jury was empaneled, Petitioners discovered Juror Taylor’s true opinions. As recently as five months before trial, he had exhorted smokers on Facebook to “‘[s]et [themselves] free from the people who have you addicted,’” and urged them t
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 30, 2017 06:15
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Say Juror's 'Satan' Barb Invalidates $18M Award ($$)

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds asked the Florida Supreme Court Monday to throw out an $18 million damages award for a deceased smoker’s family because a juror failed to disclose his views that tobacco companies are “leeches” and compared them to Satan in
Law360
added Nov 28, 2017 19:45
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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