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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Aim To Duck Punitive Damages In Death Case ($$)

nolds and Philip Morris asked a Florida jury on Thursday not to add punitive damages to the $2.1 million it awarded a fortnight ago over the death of a longtime smoker who worked at a Miami-area hospital in the early 1990s when smoking was still allowed i
Law360
added Jul 13, 2018 13:49
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[Florida] BUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS LIVE Trial 07/11/18 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 11, 2018 18:58
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[Florida] NASA Invites Media to Visit with Spacecraft That Will "Touch" Sun

Full clean room attire (bunny suits) will be furnished and must be worn during the media opportunity.... No food, chewing gum, tobacco, lighters, matches or pocketknives will be allowed.
PR Newswire
added Jul 9, 2018 17:52
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[Florida, Nebraska] D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping ($$)

The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the pur
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2018 15:31
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[Florida] Temporary D.C. court injunction stops larger warning labels on cigar boxes

By Aug. 10, premium cigars were to be packaged in boxes with new, larger health warnings. The cigar industry says this is costly and ruins boxes considered works of art. But on July 5, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia placed
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 9, 2018 15:18
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[Florida] Miami smoke shops are selling county-themed paraphernalia. Enter the lawyers.

Miami-Dade County's government has not endorsed any electric smoking device aimed at "dabbing" — slang for vaporizing marijuana oil to deliver a more intense high. Arguing that fact wasn't clear, a county lawyer in May sent a stern letter to Kendall's
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 7, 2018 13:57
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[Florida] Readers loathe smokers who treat the beach like an ashtray, but a ban on butts draws mixed reaction

we asked readers whether it was time for the Florida Legislature to ban smoking on Florida’s beaches. It would be up to the state lawmakers to bring down the ban hammer, because regulating smoking outdoors has been preempted by the legislature, meaning
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2018 02:28
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$3M Verdict Hits R.J. Reynolds for Lung Cancer That Killed Florida Man Years After He Quit Smoking

Burgess v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-009060. The state court jury’s verdict, reached after more than six hours of deliberations, found nicotine addiction, and Reynolds’ concealment of smoking’s dangers, led to Johnny Burgess’ fatal lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:15
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Florida Man Dies from E-Cigarette Explosion

Authorities found a Florida man, who was only 38 years old, deceased in his St. Petersburg home. They responded to a fire alarm and found the victim with a “wound to his top lip area and areas of burns to his body,” according to CNN. The burns were later
The Legal Examiner
added Jun 29, 2018 14:42
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Jury Sides With R.J. Reynolds In Florida Engle Progeny Case ($$)

A plaintiff’s assertions of Engle class membership were rejected June 22 by a Florida jury, which rendered a verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on allegations of wrongful death by the son of a smoker (Mark Cohen, as Personal Representative to
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 14:37
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