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Florida Jury Finds For Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found in favor of a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit brought by a widower who claimed that his deceased wife died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Alvin Gay v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 07-CA-014649, Fla. 13th Jud. Cir., Hil
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 29, 2018 18:09
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[Florida] Alachua County considers raising tobacco buying age

Alachua County commissioners are reviewing plans to get tobacco products out of kids' hands. That could require changing the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old.
WCJB TV20 (Gainesville, FL)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:31
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Florida Supreme Court sets arguments in Delray woman’s tobacco case

will hear arguments in June in a case that focuses on the amount of damages an adult child should be able to receive in the smoking-related death of her mother. Justices issued an order Wednesday that scheduled arguments for June 6 in the Palm Beach Coun
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Mar 29, 2018 14:23
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[Florida] Jones Day Bums Tobacco Lawyer From King & Spalding

After joining King & Spalding in 2007, Bayuk said, he handled primarily pharmaceutical litigation until joining the tobacco trial team, where he tried a total of 18 Engle cases, the last eight as lead trial counsel.
Law.com
added Mar 28, 2018 16:07
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[Florida] Fla. Jury Awards Smoker's Family $13.5M In Reynolds Case ($$)

awarded $13.5 million on Friday to the family of a man who died after smoking Viceroy cigarettes for decades, made by a company whose U.S. business was later bought by R.J. Reynolds. The jury in DeLand, Florida, about 40 miles north of Orlando, awarded $
Law360
added Mar 28, 2018 04:40
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[Florida] BROWN Plaintiff, V. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendant: JURY VERDICT- PUNITIVE DAMAGE PHASE (PDF)

What is the total amount of punitive damages, if any, which you find, by the greater weight of the evidence, should be assessed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company?
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2018 04:39
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[Florida] BROWN, Plaintiff, V. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendant: VERDICT (PDF)

We, the Jury, return the following verdict: Was Arthur Brown addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and, if so, was such addiction a legal cause of his COPD/emphysema? YES/NO Was Arthur Brown a citizen or resident of Florida when his COPD/emphys
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2018 04:37
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[Florida] Jury Slaps R.J. Reynolds With $13.5M Total for Role in Smoker's Fatal Respiratory Disease

awarded $13.5 million to the family of a Florida smoker after finding R.J. Reynolds responsible for his respiratory disease-related death. Brown v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017 30003 CI. The Florida state court jury, in the state’s Eighth Circuit, issued the awa
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2018 14:44
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Fight over Tobacco Free Florida funding extinguished

Rep. Jeanette Nunez, a member of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, said Thursday she will no longer push a proposed constitutional amendment that would have eliminated a requirement that the state set aside 30 percent of overall tobacco-educa
Orlando (FL) Weekly
added Mar 23, 2018 21:21
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[Florida] Vaping could be added to state smoking ban

Florida banned smoking in workplaces more than 15 years ago, and a powerful state panel on Tuesday backed a proposal that would add vaping and electronic cigarettes to the ban. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridi
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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