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AUDIO: Free Nicotine Gum, Patches Offered In Florida, No Strings Attached

Floridians who want to kick the smoking habit now have even easier access to free nicotine-replacement therapy through the Tobacco Free Florida program. Since it started a decade ago, the program is celebrating a smoking rate that continues to drop eve
WJCT Public Broadcasting (Jacksonville, FL)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:28
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[New York] Feds bust dozens of mobsters in takedown spanning from Florida to Westchester; illegal gambling, untaxed cigarettes and healthcare fraud cited

A criminal cooperative of multiple mob families was crippled Thursday in a massive federal sweep that busted nearly four dozen gangsters along the East Coast.... The untaxed cigarettes trafficked in the scheme had a street value of more than $3 million, t
New York Daily News
added Aug 4, 2016 16:46
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[Florida] HARTMAN: Tobacco a dirty habit we’re not ready to kick

While the current data can’t directly link child-to-parent smoking habits, a few factors point to that as a likely cause. Middle- and high-schoolers from Escambia, Santa Rosa and Walton counties are more likely to respond that smoking is allowed in the ho
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Aug 4, 2016 11:04
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[Florida] University of Tampa now smoke-free campus

University of Tampa officials say they've worked since 2010 to make the 105-acre campus smoke-free. The smokeless status begins Monday and includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco, hookahs and cigars. (Bay News 9 image)
News 13 (Orlando, FL)
added Aug 5, 2016 17:20
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[Florida] Lung Cancer Suit Time Barred, Defense Argues as Trial Against R.J. Reynolds Opens

A Florida man who died of lung cancer after smoking 2 to 3 packs of cigarettes a day for nearly 50 years developed the disease after the bar date for filing a class action claim against the nation's tobacco companies, an attorney defending R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:43
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[Florida] Widow Says RJ Reynolds Caused Veteran's Fatal Lung Cancer ($$)

widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Jul 30, 2016 13:30
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[Florida] The Biggest Fla. Court Decisions Of 2016: Midyear Report ($$)

In the span of one week in March, the Florida Supreme Court expanded punitive damages for Engle progeny plaintiffs and then dealt tobacco companies another blow when it ruled that a smoker did not need an official diagnosis before the cutoff date for mem
Law360
added Jul 26, 2016 17:43
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[Florida] Not blowing smoke

“We’ve had the same goal since we started in 2009,” Stamler says, “and that’s to help people switch from smoking cigarettes.”...Nicopure has taken an industry-focused leadership role in response to the regulations. A big step is a lawsuit the company fil
Business Observer (Sarasota, FL)
added Jul 23, 2016 16:46
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[Florida] Ybor City cigar company ratchets up new blends ahead of tighter rules

Eric Newman, president of J.C. Newman Cigar Co., is rushing 20 new cigars to market to better position them for a new review process that will be required by the Food and Drug Administration starting Aug. 8.
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 22, 2016 18:26
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[Florida] New rules could leave cigar industry in ashes

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor of Tampa, as liberal a Democrat as they come, has been a champion for Newman in Congress. Her efforts to exempt cigars from these FDA rules hasn't gone anywhere, though, and nothing is likely to happen on that front until after th
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 22, 2016 18:24
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