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Florida judge lifts stay on smokable medical marijuana

Gievers on Tuesday upheld her May 25 ruling that the Florida Legislature’s provision banning smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional. The stay will officially be lifted next Monday. Gievers wrote delaying her ruling any further would create irrepar
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[Florida] $8M Award, Plus Possible Punitives, Follows Inconsistent Verdict at Cancer Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris

A rare Saturday of deliberations and juror confusion about a verdict form ended with an $8 million compensatory verdict, plus possible punitives, against the nation’s two biggest cigarette makers for the cancer death of a Florida woman. Landi v. R.J. Reyn
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[Florida] Miami attorney, Coral Gable attorney suspended over conflicts of interests in long-running tobacco litigation

an April 11 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged conflicts of interest involving current and former clients in a long-running tobacco case... The 30-day suspensions of Miami attorney Philip Maurice Gerson and Coral Gables attorney Steven Kent Hunter w
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[Florida] PERROTTO V. RJ REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/05/18 –

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 Jun 4, 2018 15:41
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[Florida] BURGESS V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of smoking, causing addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:40
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[Florida] BAXTER V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial 06/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers led to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:39
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[Florida] SWILLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/08/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker concealed the risks of its product, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:39
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Florida Federal Judge Won’t Enforce Settlement Of Wrongful Death Claims ($$)

declined a joint request by attorneys for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the widower of a smoker that the court retain jurisdiction to enforce the terms of their settlement of wrongful death claims (Herbert Potish, as Personal Representative of the Estate
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2018 00:54
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Florida Judge Declares Mistrial In Tobacco Case When Jurors Can’t Agree ($$)

announced that they were unable to reach a verdict (Pearl Morse, as Personal Representative for the Estate of Jay S. Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 08-CA-6848, Fla. 18th Jud. Cir., Brevard Co.).... In closing arguments offered May 25, attorney Ri
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2018 00:54
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[Florida] Jury Sides With Tobacco Companies, Says Plaintiff Not A Member Of Engle Class ($$)

answered “no” to the question of whether a plaintiff was addicted to smoking and whether smoking was the legal cause of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema (John Joseph Damiano Jr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-
Lexis Nexis
added May 30, 2018 20:25
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