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[Florida] Appeals court overturns verdict in Palm Beach County tobacco case

A three-judge panel ruled in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. and ordered a new trial in the case filed by Kathleen Gafney, the Boca Raton widow of smoker Frank Gafney who started smoking by age 15.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 23, 2016 21:10
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[Florida] Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters: J's Food Corner, Pinellas Park, FL 2/25/16

The violation observed during the February 11, 2016, inspection includes the following: A minor was able to buy 305’s Menthol 100’s cigarettes on February 11, 2016, at approximately 6:06 PM in the establishment. A retailer must NOT sell cigarettes, cig
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 23, 2016 14:52
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. DIANNE WEBB, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES CAYCE HORNER: Opinion filed March 21, 2016.

the trial court erred in ruling that Appellee was entitled to attorney’s fees under the Agreement. Accordingly, the Final Judgment for Resolution Funds is REVERSED. WINOKUR, J., CONCURS; SWANSON, J., DISSENTS WITH OPINION. SWANSON, J., dissentin
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 22, 2016 21:04
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Wins Atty Fee Row With Engle Plaintiff ($$)

In a split decision, a Florida appeals court ruled Monday in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. that an agreement to pay $965,000 in attorney's fees to the daughter of a deceased smoker in an Engle progeny case was invalidated when the court had ordered a
Law360
added Mar 22, 2016 20:59
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[South America/Caribbean, Florida] Tampa's Last Cigar Factory Ponders More Competition From Cuba

they have been making fine cigars for a very long time and expect to keep working far into the future. The J.C. Newman cigar factory in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa is a ballet of complex old machines and deft hands, as 130 people make 60
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:23
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[Florida] Engle Tobacco Suits Are Allowed to Seek Punitive Damages

Twenty-four years later she has won the right to claim punitive damages. The ruling is a great win for the Engle plaintiffs in one sense, but the deep pockets of the tobacco giant and the slow gears of the legal system have, if not denied, at least delaye
Legal Reader
added Mar 20, 2016 20:31
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[Florida] ICYMI: E-Cigarettes Are Poisoning Pets, Vets Say

"E-cigarettes are not a substance people think of that would be toxic to our pets but in fact we are seeing this more and more in our emergency rooms," Dr. Cathy Meeks of BluePearl Veterinary Partner’s Tampa hospital told Patch. "Cats and dogs are attract
Patch.org
added Mar 20, 2016 20:37
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[Florida, New York] Sounds like smokeless tobacco ban would be issue for anonymous Mets

Players were reluctant to speak on the record about the matter Friday for fear of backlash, but it’s clear the proposed ban — which will go before the City Council’s Health Committee next week — is a concern among many. “I would like to see how they are
New York Post
added Mar 19, 2016 18:44
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court rules for allowing punitive damages in Engle cases

With the ruling, analysts say Reynolds and other manufacturers may face increased risk of large jury punitive-damages awards. Typically, punitive damages are awarded by juries as punishment for intentional misconduct or gross negligence by the defendant,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 19, 2016 18:06
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[Florida] Questions Arise over Smoker's Deadly Cancer and Potential Link to Addiction in Trial

The origin of the cancer that killed a 52-year-old Florida man, and the disease’s potential link to his 40 years of smoking took center stage as trial began Thursday in his family’s suit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds. Redburn v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 19, 2016 02:09
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