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[Florida] PEARSON V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING

Plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:52
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[Florida] New federal restrictions threatening Tampa hand rolled cigar company

Potential new federal restrictions regarding hand rolled cigars could put many, if not all, of Tampa Bay’s cigar companies out of business. Yanko Macedo is worried about the possible changes. “We are paying the FDA to put us out of business,” he said.
WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:37
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[Florida] President Trump Could Take Away Your Cuban Cigars

The president is expected to travel to Miami to announce a tightening of restrictions that could include a ban on Cuban cigars.
Patch.org
added Jun 14, 2017 21:33
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[Florida] Defendants Tell Court No Reason Exists To Review Asbestos Expert Ruling ($$)

Two defendants freed from an $8 million verdict after a court found expert asbestos causation testimony improperly admitted at trial have told the Florida Supreme Court that there are no grounds for reviewing the decision (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., et
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2017 15:57
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[Florida] Attorney Plans Lawsuit To Allow Smoking Of Medical Marijuana

Orlando attorney John Morgan has been steadfast in saying that the 71 percent who voted for the amendment expected smoking as one of the ways to consume cannabis. ..."If they were really concerned about smoking, why don't they heavily tax cigarettes?"
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[Florida] FDA Targeted Over American Spirit 'Natural' Cigarette Deal ($$)

A Florida man who is leading a consumer suit claiming Natural American Spirit deceptively marketed its cigarettes has now sued the [FDA] for allegedly not following procedure in crafting a deal that would let the brand continue using the term “natural.”
Law360
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58
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[Florida] Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris. Freem
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:24
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:54
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[Florida] Jury Finds For Tobacco Companies In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

A Florida state court jury on June 2 found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit where a man and his wife claimed that the man developed bladder cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the two tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 17:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35
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