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Vaping Advice for Parents from Public Health England / Diamond Vapor's Keith Fairman brightens up the lives of terminally ill people at Florida hospice / Former Windson Man David Goerlitz tells how he walked away from a $100,00-a-year career promoting t
Vapouround Magazine (uk)
added Dec 21, 2016 22:23
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[Florida] Doffermyre Shields Canfield & Knowles, Avera & Smith and The Law Offices of John S. Kalil Win Damages of More Than $19 Million Against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA Inc in Engle Progeny Case

The $19.38 million judgement includes nearly $6 million in compensatory damages and $13.5 million in punitive damages..."It's been a great privilege representing Mrs. Faricy Pardue," said Rod Smith, a Partner in the Gainesville-based Avera & Smith law fir
PR Newswire
added Dec 21, 2016 21:23
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$19.4M Award Hammers Tobacco Companies at Trial Over Death of Florida Professor

slapped R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris with more than $19 million in damages for the role it found the cigarette makers played in the death of a former University of Florida professor. Faricy-Pardue v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-2010.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 21, 2016 20:55
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Under Trump, Florida's premium cigar industry could escape job-killing FDA regulations

could save thousands of jobs by stripping the [FDA] of its ability to regulate premium cigars like cigarettes. Late last week, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the incoming chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, met with President-elect Donald
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:34
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Florida's Courts 4th on Tort Reformers' 'Judicial Hellholes' List

"Florida’s storied tobacco litigation shows no signs of burning down after 2016’s back-to-back Florida Supreme Court rulings expanding liability," says the report. Since the state high court lowered evidentiary requirements in tobacco lawsuits a decade
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:33
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[Florida] Ex-Atty Charged In Fla. With Embezzling Bankruptcy Funds ($$)

Josiah Ewing Hutton Jr., 60, of Winter Haven, faces up to five...wrongdoing related to a client named Patricia Regan, who the documents said received the funds from a tobacco...
Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 17:19
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Hit With $19M Verdict In Business Prof's Death ($$)

jury on Monday slammed R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $13.5 million in punitive damages over the heart and lung disease death of a popular University of Florida business professor, bringing the total awarded in the case to more t
Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 16:47
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Cleared at Trial Over Smoker's Respiratory Disease

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds prevailed Friday at trial in a suit brought by the widow of a Florida smoker, after jurors found the smoker did not meet a class action suit’s requirements. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. The 18th Circuit Court
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:57
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[Florida] Appeals court rules $18.5 million award too much following tobacco lawsuit

RJR raised questions about Odom’s claims, “because plaintiff failed to prove that her mother relied on a false or misleading statement made by RJR after May 5, 1992.” The tobacco company also claims that comments made by Odom’s lawyer in the courtroom r
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[California, Florida, New York] The US plans to ban smoking in public housing — but will it work?

NYCHA declined to comment on whether it will provide smoking cessation programs when the ban goes into place. Other public housing authorities with smoke-free policies say that they use education, counseling, and smoking cessation to help residents quit.
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 17, 2016 21:00
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