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Florida Appeals Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her mother was addicted to cigarettes and that her heart disease, lung cancer and subsequent death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes (Debra Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:57
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Florida Federal Judge Dismisses Complaint Over Cigarette Advertisements ($$)

dismissed without prejudice a complaint against the [FDA] in which the plaintiff claimed that the agency violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) by allowing a cigarette company to advertise its cigarettes as natural because the plaintiff failed t
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:55
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[Florida] These Incredibly Crafted Anti-Smoking Ads Drop the Fear Tactics in Favor of Empathy

In these new, documentary-style PSAs for Tobacco Free Florida, agency Alma takes a refreshingly respectful approach to encouraging smokers to quit. Instead of extreme scare tactics, the ads acknowledge that smokers are often fully aware of the dangers an
Ad Week
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16
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[Florida] Tobacco Company Seeks New Trial Following $4 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

[PMUSA] moved for a new trial in an Engle progeny suit in which a jury awarded the widow of a man who died from lung cancer $4 million because of improper testimony from an expert, excluding evidence and improper closing arguments (Jo E. Freeman v. Philip
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 14, 2018 21:15
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[Florida] FDA Exits Suit On American Spirit 'Natural' Cigarette Deal ($$)

plaintiff Justin Sproule lacked standing under Article III of the Constitution, as he had failed to show he was injured by the FDA’s decision to sign an agreement with Santa Fe Natural Tobacco...
Law360
added Apr 14, 2018 21:08
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[Florida] RJR to Blame for Smoker's Nearly Half-Century Cigarette Addiction, COPD, Atty Argues

A Florida woman’s nearly half-century cigarette addiction was so powerful, she was unable to quit smoking despite 15 years of progressively worsening lung disease, the woman’s attorney said as trial opened Wednesday against R.J. Reynolds. Rozar v. R.J. Re
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:56
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PHILIP: We need health equity for a tobacco-free Florida

However, when it comes to tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke there are still many geographic and demographic inequalities across our state. Nearly 2.5 million Florida adults, or 15.5 percent, still smoke cigarettes. There are large populations
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 12, 2018 19:14
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[Florida] City officials support raising age for tobacco

Gainesville leaders on Thursday said they want the Alachua County Commission raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, following a county meeting that discussed the idea. The Gainesville City Commission voted 6-1 to draft a letter in support
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 6, 2018 19:13
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[Florida] AUDIO: Initiative To Address Health Disparities Among Smokers

The 2018 observance marks the tenth anniversary of the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida Week. This year the campaign is focused on curbing smoking in certain populations and features the launch of a new initiative called Achieving Hea
WUWF (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:27
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[Florida] Tobacco products strike out at Daytona’s Jackie Robinson Ballpark

the city’s minor league baseball team has banned the use of cigarettes, vaping and smokeless tobacco from its facilities. In line with other major and minor league baseball teams around the country, the no-smoking edict, which was enacted late last year,
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 03:22
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