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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Upholds Defense Verdict In Smoker Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in favor of Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit, concluding that the issues raised in an appeal brought by the daughters of a smoker who died of lung...
Law360
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06
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Florida Lawmaker Offers Measure to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

St. Pete City Council Vice Chair Darden Rice (District 4) today announced plans to introduce an ordinance to eliminate the use of smokeless tobacco products at all sports venues in St. Petersburg (including The Trop), both to set the right example for Ame
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 19, 2016 21:00
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[Florida] Rubio to address new FDA rules during visit to Newman cigars in Ybor

Rubio visited J.C. Newman Cigar Co. in Ybor City on Wednesday morning to draw attention to new U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations opposed by cigar manufacturers.
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 19, 2016 19:20
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[Florida] Court orders oral arguments in smoking death case

The Florida Supreme Court, which accepted jurisdiction this May, will hear the case March 8, court filings show. At trial, a jury found smoker James E. Schoeff 25 percent at fault in his death. He had “died from lung cancer caused by his addiction to ci
SaintPetersBlog
added Oct 20, 2016 19:44
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[Florida] AUDIO: Tampa's Cigar Industry Reacts to Lifting of Limits on Cuban Cigars

WGCU Public Media
added Oct 19, 2016 19:26
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[Florida] Smoker's Quit Attempts Not Genuine, Defense Claims in Trial Against Cigarette Maker

A two-pack-a-day smoker who ultimately died of respiratory disease kept hidden "back-up" ashtrays in the house and stashed full packs of cigarettes during her quit attempts before being diagnosed with the disease, her widower testified this week during tr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2016 17:16
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[Florida] MALONEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 10/18/16 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2016 01:42
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[Florida] LEDO V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMINGTrial 10/17/16 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its product, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2016 01:43
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[Florida] Can my condo snuff out my right to smoke?

Assuming your board has this authority and adopted the rule in a procedurally correct manner, the new rule will be found enforceable so long as it is "reasonable."...the board is under no obligation to "grandfather" any owners or residents who previously
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Oct 16, 2016 13:50
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Florida Appellate Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding the trial judge did not err by including a question about Philip Morris USA Inc.’s fault on the verdict form over the plaintiff’s objections (Jose Vila v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 3D15-1
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 14, 2016 16:59
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