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[Florida] Smoker Wants $20M Philip Morris Punitive Row To Push Ahead ($$)

urged a Florida federal judge Monday to promptly reinstate a jury's $20 million punitive damages award against Philip Morris USA Inc., saying it was properly supported by evidence and a recent Florida Supreme Court opinion.
added May 3, 2016 18:16

[Florida] The Cigarette Store Corp. Acquires Tobacco Depot

The country’s largest retail tobacco store operator looks to expand its footprint into the Florida market. The Cigarette Store Corp. (TCSC), owner and operator of Smoker Friendly retail stores, has finalized its acquisition of Tobacco Depot. The acquisiti
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 2, 2016 19:33

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

saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly addicted. Marion Dion began smoking cigarettes in the 1950s as a teenager and smoked two packs every day, her husband's attorney William J. Wichmann told jurors during
added May 2, 2016 04:43

[Florida] Tobacco Companies Liable For Lawyer’s Death

Plaintiffs’ attorney, Gary Paige, told jurors that Tom Purdo, who died from smoking up to three packs every day since he was 13 years old, only did what cigarette companies said he should do, keep smoking. Paige said that Purdo’s death devastated his f
Legal Reader
added May 1, 2016 13:15

[Florida] The effects of secondhand smoke on pets

It's a topic Pensacola veterinarian Dr. Laura Hall deals with often.... Hall said pets that live in homes with smokers often have coats stained with tobacco smoke residue. "The animals are full of smoke. You can bathe them ten times and the smell won't c
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58

[Florida] Fears new rules could see US cigar factory go up in smoke

New regulations on cigars expected from the US Food and Drug Administration could end the 130-year-old J.C. Newman cigar factory, according to the company president ©Kerry Sheridan
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 30, 2016 16:30

[Florida] AMIR C. TAYRANI Partner

Mr. Tayrani has briefed nineteen cases on the merits before the U.S. Supreme Court, including: ... Citizens United v. FEC, 558 U.S. 310 (2010): Landmark campaign-finance ruling recognizing the First Amendment right of corporations to make expenditures i
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
added Apr 29, 2016 17:46
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[Cuba, Florida] ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Avian Artistry, With Smuggled Cigars

Duke Riley, a Brooklyn artist, trained 50 homing pigeons to fly from Havana, Cuba, to the Florida Keys carrying illicit cigars and cameras to record the journey.
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26

[Florida] Tobacco Giants Hit with $33.5M Award in Trial over Lawyer's Deadly Cancer

Jurors this week awarded $33.5 million to the family of a Florida attorney after finding the nation’s two largest tobacco companies responsible for his cancer death. Purdo v. R.J, Reynolds, et al., 2007-CA-024173.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 28, 2016 16:41

[Florida] Cigarette-makers ordered to pay Delray widow $29 million in husband’s death

A longtime Delray Beach kindergarten teacher won a nearly $29 million verdict...It is the biggest verdict handed down by a Palm Beach County jury in dozens of cases that have gone to trial against cigarette-makers. It eclipses the $20 million a jury awar
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Apr 28, 2016 16:40
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