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[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: Shook Hardy ($$)

The Shook Hardy team also continued its successful representation of Philip Morris in so-called Engle progeny cases in Florida, often helping the company escape, or score significant reductions in, liability with its work on nine trials over the past yea
Law360
added Jan 20, 2017 20:08
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[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: King & Spalding ($$)

a major win for GlaxoSmithKline... A number of Florida juries have been duly persuaded by the trial teams of King & Spalding, which in the past year managed to score eight courtroom victories for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in so-called Engle progeny suits
Law360
added Jan 20, 2017 15:46
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[Florida] Smoke free campus?

USF instituted a smoke and tobacco free policy at the beginning of the year. Since its implementation, students can still be seen smoking in various locations on campus. The effectiveness of the policy, described so far as purely anecdotal to Rita DeBate
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:41
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[Florida] Bondi Goes To Court For Tobacco Payments

Bondi’s office contends that payments based on Winston, Salem, Kool and Maverick cigarettes improperly stopped after the brands became part of ITG. The motion said the state is owed more than $45 million. “The sale of major, pre-existing tobacco brands t
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jan 19, 2017 15:29
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STATE OF FLORIDA v. AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al.: THE STATE’S MOTION TO JOIN ITG BRANDS, LLC AS A DEFENDANT AND TO ENFORCE THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

The State is presently owed more than $45 million and will continue to suffer annual losses of approximately $30 million absent the Court’s enforcement of the Settlement Agreement that it approved and adopted more than 20 years ago. Pursuant to that Sett
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 20, 2017 20:47
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[Florida] Hollywood may ban smoking at beach, parks and playgrounds

Hollywood would become the first city in South Florida to outlaw smoking on the beach under a proposal being considered Wednesday, officials say. The ban, if approved by commissioners, would also apply to Hollywood parks, fields and playgrounds – even t
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 23:40
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[Florida] Fla. Sues RJR For Stopping Payments Under Tobacco Deal ($$)

the state has stopped receiving annual tobacco settlement payments for the Winston, Kool and Salem cigarette brands since R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. sold them to ITG Brands LLC for $7 billion. Attorney General Pam Bondi filed an enforcement motion against
Law360
added Jan 19, 2017 15:31
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[Florida] CALABRO: Keeping Cigars in the Cigar City

the agency soon extended its reach to premium cigars -- a move that even the most liberal members of Congress said they never intended. The result is a possible loss of jobs, the death of family-owned businesses and an unnecessary impediment to the Ameri
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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[Florida] Fear of lawsuit snuffs out Hollywood's proposed smoking ban at beach, parks

A proposed ban on smoking at Hollywood's beach, parks and playgrounds was snuffed out Wednesday when commissioners said they were worried about offending tourists and running afoul of state law. The power to ban outdoor smoking in the Sunshine State fal
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 03:37
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[Florida] Pam Bondi moves against tobacco companies for missed payments

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is going after two tobacco companies for holding back money she says is owed to the state under an historic tobacco settlement. Bondi filed an enforcement motion in Palm Beach County circuit court Wednesday against ITG
Florida Politics
added Jan 19, 2017 00:07
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