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Average Florida smoker spends $1.45 million in lifetime, study says

Florida ranks 31st overall for lifetime smoking costs and for average costs per year ($28,497). In the sub-categories the Sunshine State ranked 21st in health-care cost per smoker ($163,277 lifetime, $3,202 per year) and first in the "other costs" catego
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 20, 2016 02:26
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Here's the true cost of smoking in Florida

With this being Tobacco-Free Awareness Week, WalletHub’s analysts gauged the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and Florida ranked No. 21. To come up with the rankings, WalletHub calculated the potentia
Orlando (FL) Business Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 16:29
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[Florida, New Mexico, New York] Santa Fe cigarette lawsuits may be combined

A third potential federal class-action lawsuit has been filed against Reynolds American Inc. and a subsidiary. Meanwhile, the other plaintiffs want to combine their cases. At stake are Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.’s organic and additive-free marketing cl
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 05:56
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[Florida] Tobacco Issue Pits State Vs. Federal Court

And now the tobacco lawyers may have to display some fancy footwork to the Florida Supreme Court, or they could lose without even reaching the dance floor. On Jan. 6, Fourth District Chief Judge Cory Ciklin asked the high court to answer a question he co
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jan 18, 2016 00:16
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. To Blame For Disabled Man's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a congenitally disabled man who allegedly died of a smoking-related lung disease urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for his death, saying the cigarette manufacturers engaged in a conspiracy to hide the
Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 23:54
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[Florida] Family Says RJ Reynolds Caused Father's Lung Cancer ($$)

urged a Florida jury to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying that he was severely addicted to cigarettes and that the tobacco company hid the risks of smoking until it was too late.
Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 01:52
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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: RESPONDENT’S BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

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Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 14:10
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Report: Florida Prisons Either Need To Fully Ban Tobacco Or Allow Everyone To Have It

Currently, Florida’s correctional employees can have tobacco products, while most inmates can’t. A report by CGL, an independent consulting firm, advises the prison agency either do away with the policy or allow everyone to have it. Brad Sassatelli with
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Jan 12, 2016 03:01
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[Florida] SCHAECHTER: Keeping Kids Fit: E-cigarettes proving harmful to children

When it comes to e-cigarettes, where there is smoke — or vapor — there may be toxins, lung inflammation, addiction, second-hand exposure, ingestion or skin contact with a fatal dose of poison by a young child. Given these concerns, at UHealth – the Unive
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jan 11, 2016 18:23
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