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[Florida] Lawsuit: Being “Natural” Makes Cigarettes Better?

As a result, the complaint states, purchasers of American Spirits paid a premium for cigarettes that are no healthier than other lower-cost cigarettes. In other words, you are just as likely to become ill from smoking American Spirit Cigarettes as any oth
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Jun 7, 2016 19:40
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[Florida] Medical Issues Force Mistrial in COPD Case Against R.J. Reynolds

Judge John Krest declared a mistrial Tuesday when Jones Day’s Kevin Boyce declared unforeseen medical issues would render him unable to continue with trial in the case, which opened on Friday. “It would create some major difficulties for the defendant n
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 3, 2016 16:45
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[Florida] GLOBAL PREMIUM CIGARS, LLC., vs. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: COMPLAINT FOR VIOLATION OF A.P.A. AND RELATED CAUSES (PDF)

11. Plaintiffs’ trademark rights and accompanying copyrights, developed over the past several years, in their illustrative artwork will be diminished by the Deeming Rules. Specifically, the Deeming Rules will constitute an unlawful taking or otherwise
Global Premium Cigars
added Jun 5, 2016 18:18
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Florida consumer accuses cigarette makers of deceptive labeling

The suit states the defendants manufacture and sell Natural American Spirit cigarettes, marketing and labeling them as "natural," "additive-free," "organic" and as an "unadulterated tobacco product." These terms, the lawsuit states, are intended to imply
Legal NewsLine
added May 31, 2016 19:33
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[Florida] Editorial: Promising downward trend in smoking

much of the credit in declining cigarette use goes to public smoking bans. In January, the University of South Florida joined at least 20 Florida colleges and universities in banning all tobacco use on campus, a commendable effort to keep young people fro
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 28, 2016 00:41
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[Florida] RJR Owes For Woman's Smoking-Related Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The daughter of a police chief's secretary who died of smoking-related lung disease urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for her death, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her until it was too late.
Law360
added May 28, 2016 16:29
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[Florida] Supreme Court To Take Up Tobacco Damages Dispute

Florida Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to take up a case in which an appeals court rejected a $30 million punitive-damages award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, according to an online docket....filed by the widow of late smoker James Schoeff, is part
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 27, 2016 17:19
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[Florida] DOCKET: JOAN SCHOEFF, ETC. vs. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY

05/26/2016 ORDER-JURIS ACCEPT/BRIEF SCHED (OA LATER DATE) The Court accepts jurisdiction of this case. Petitioner's initial brief on the merits shall be served on or before June 15, 2016; respondent's answer brief on the merits shall be served twenty da
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 13:10
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

... lambs this week was Jones Day. The firm's client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was slammed Friday with $6.5...
Law360
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[Florida] VIDEO: Third hand smoke: The next smoking risk

Chomiak, a thoracic oncology surgeon, urges people to stay away from vehicles or hotel rooms that smell of cigarettes. The reason being that the car's interior and the room's walls and fabrics are coated with third hand smoke. Studies show that people a
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added May 26, 2016 14:25
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