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Court Orders Tobacco Company to Honor Florida’s Historic Tobacco Settlement

After the June 2015 sale, RJR stopped making payments on these brands, costing the state an estimated $30 million a year in perpetuity. “Today’s ruling will ensure Florida’s landmark tobacco settlement is honored and our state receives the money it is ow
Florida Attorney General's Office
added Dec 28, 2017 15:39

[Florida] SJUGGERUD: Builders and developers - and lawmakers - could lead way for smoke-free communities

Unlike nearly all other southeastern states, Florida prohibits local governments from regulating smoking under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (the “Act”). While the Act laudably regulates smoking inside of workplaces, the Act prohibits local governments
Florida Today
added Dec 22, 2017 15:21

[Florida] MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

Parker has worn many hats this year, leading the Idenix team and the 70-member team representing R.J. Reynolds in tobacco litigation in the thousands of "Engle progeny” suits in Florida, all on top of co-leading the firm’s 446-lawyer strong business and t
added Dec 22, 2017 02:08
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VIDEO: Florida lawmakers to consider raising tobacco-buying age to 21

Next year, Florida lawmakers will consider a bill that would raise the age limit to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 years. Republican Senator David Simmons, who represents Volusia and Seminole Counties, submitted SB 1288 which is also called the “Tobacco 21 Ac
WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:57

[Florida] Fla. bill would raise age to buy tobacco products to 21

How old is old enough to buy tobacco products? Right now in Florida, you can buy if you’re 18. If a bill passes, that age gets raised to 21. Sen. David Simmons (R-Altamonte Springs) is sponsoring the bill which would make the age 21.
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Dec 22, 2017 01:51

[Florida] Turning Point Brands Announces Participation in the 2018 ICR Conference

a leading provider of Other Tobacco Products (OTP), announced plans to present at the 2018 ICR Conference in Orlando on January 9, 2018. Representing TPB are President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Wexler and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19

Florida may raise tobacco-buying age to 21

Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, is sponsoring SB 1288, which would increase the minimum legal age from 18 to 21 to buy cigarettes, tobacco chew and electronic vaping devices and products.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Dec 20, 2017 22:24

Florida appeals court orders another new trial for Reynolds in Engle case

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is the beneficiary of another Engle progeny trial verdict reversal by a Florida appeals court. The case involves the largest pending jury damages awards against Reynolds — $13.97 million compensatory and $25 million punitive —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2017 22:13

[Florida] Voters could decide tobacco, `certificate of need’ issues

A panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission approved separate proposed constitutional amendments that would alter how much money is set aside for anti-smoking programs
Florida Politics
added Dec 16, 2017 19:59

[Florida] BRYANT V. PHILIP MORRIS VERDICT Trial 11/22/17 – 12/07/17

Outcome Verdict Reached For Plaintiff: Comparative Fault PM USA 25% RJ Reynolds 25% Jonny Lee Bryant 50% Damages - $581,000.00 Punitive Damages - $225,000.00
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:07
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