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plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer concealed the hazards of smoking, causing the decedent's nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:13

AUDIO: Tobacco Free Florida, Workforce Board Partner To Help Unemployed Floridians Who Smoke

Back in August, the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida launched its “Quit Your Way” campaign. The goal is to expand the tools smokers can use to quit smoking. Now, Tobacco Free Florida is working with CareerSource Florida to help tobacco
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Florida] Marco Rubio highlights problems with new FDA cigar rules

Many companies, such as the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. that Rubio visited, fear they could go out of business because of the new rules. "They can't afford to do it," Rubio said. "The end result and the worst-case scenario is about half the people working her
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 22, 2016 19:09

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a former hairdresser who died of lung cancer after smoking up to three packs a day for decades, even while undergoing chemotherapy, urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the da
added Oct 20, 2016 23:58

[Florida] Rubio Visits Regulation-Burdened Historic Cigar Manufacturer

Rubio, with fellow Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, is the original cosponsor of the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act (S. 441)... Congressman Patrick Murphy, who is challenging for Rubio's Senate seat in November, has sig
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:11

[Cuba, Florida] Marco Rubio decries new FDA cigar regulations while visiting Tampa factory

Marco Rubio‘s re-election campaign brought him to a 13o-year-old cigar factory in Tampa Wednesday, where he blasted proposed federal rules which could severely harm it and other cigar manufacturers in the U.S.
Florida Politics
added Oct 22, 2016 18:40

[Florida] Rubio Assails Easing of Regulations On Cuban Cigars; Tightening of Domestic Laws

Rubio toured the city's sole remaining cigar manufacturer, J.C. Newman Cigar Co., and he has more than the island nation in his sights. He also took aim at new U.S. regulations. Those include government approval of new cigar blends and requiring larger w
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 18:36

[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...
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06

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

[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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