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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $14M Trial Over Hospital Worker's Fatal Cancer

not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30
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[Florida] Exploding e-cigarette sparks lawsuit

A Collier County man who was badly burned in October when an e-cigarette exploded in his face has filed a lawsuit against both the manufacturer and the store where he purchased the e-cigarette.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Jan 28, 2016 02:53
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[Florida] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2016 National Conference in Orlando; Launches Call-to-Action to "Imagine. Inspire. Transform."

made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Title Sponsor – Wrigley Company Foundation; Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company; Stewardship Sponsors – Anheuser-Busch, RAI Services
PR Newswire
added Jan 27, 2016 19:28
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Caused Computer Whiz's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a computer analyst who died of lung cancer has urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the companies hid cigarettes' dangers from him until it was too late. Plaintiffs'
Law360
added Jan 27, 2016 19:38
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[Florida] UT will ban tobacco, including vaping, starting Aug. 1

The University of Tampa will ban all smoking and tobacco use on its 105-acre downtown campus starting Aug. 1. The ban encompasses all forms of tobacco — including electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco and hookahs — and extends to all athletic centers a
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Jan 26, 2016 23:54
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[Florida] AHRENS V. PHILIP MORRIS: LIVE Trial 01/25/16 –

In this tobacco litigation trial, Ina Ahrens claims Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the smoking-related disease of Karl Ahrens.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:44
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[Florida] Tobacco Preemption Ruling to Get Full 11th Cir. Look

Whether Florida case law stemming from a decertified class suit creates a “flat ban” on cigarettes in conflict with federal legislation will be taken up by the entire Eleventh Circuit. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit voted Jan. 21
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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[Florida] 11th Circuit will reconsider major Engle tobacco ruling

granted Earl Graham's petition to rehear en banc his lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA. The court vacated its original April 2015 decision, which held that former members of the Engle v. Liggett class action could not rely on findings fr
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2016 21:45
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Scraps Engle Preemption Ruling, To Rehear Case ($$)

The Eleventh Circuit's ruling in Graham v. R.J. Reynolds et al., which had said federal law preempted those claims, marked a significant victory for the cigarette maker defendants. While it made clear that plaintiffs could continue to bring negligence an
Law360
added Jan 22, 2016 23:19
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[Florida] Earl Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al: MEMORANDUM TO COUNSEL OR PARTIES (PDF)

the effect of granting rehearing en banc is to vacate the previous opinion and judgment of this court and to stay the mandate. You will be notified by subsequent correspondence of the schedule for filing en banc briefs, the issue(s) which the court wi
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 22, 2016 23:33
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