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[Florida] Appeals court rules $18.5 million award too much following tobacco lawsuit

RJR raised questions about Odom’s claims, “because plaintiff failed to prove that her mother relied on a false or misleading statement made by RJR after May 5, 1992.” The tobacco company also claims that comments made by Odom’s lawyer in the courtroom r
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[California, Florida, New York] The US plans to ban smoking in public housing — but will it work?

NYCHA declined to comment on whether it will provide smoking cessation programs when the ban goes into place. Other public housing authorities with smoke-free policies say that they use education, counseling, and smoking cessation to help residents quit.
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 17, 2016 21:00
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[Florida] Am I grandfathered in from new rental restrictions?

when they smoke on their lanai, I can't use my lanai. I have had cancer twice and I do not want to be exposed to secondhand smoke...You may have the legal right to address the smoking issue if you can prove it is a “nuisance.”
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Dec 17, 2016 15:52
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $8M For Professor's Death, Widow Says

The widow of a well-liked university business and marketing professor urged a Florida jury on Friday to award her more than $8 million against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris over his death from heart and lung diseases, saying the tobacco companies deceiv
Law360
added Dec 17, 2016 03:02
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[Florida] They took on the tobacco industry — and won

Miami Beach lawyers Robert Grover, Norman Ciment, Marvin Weinstein and Sherwin Stauber have accomplished much in their 53 years on both sides of the bench...it was their landmark courtroom victories against Big Tobacco, from which they secured more than
Miami (FL) Herald
added Dec 16, 2016 16:49
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[Florida] Watch Ursula Henninger's Closing Help Curb Punitives in Seven-Figure Tobacco Trial

"RJR only cares about money is the claim. If that's the case, why do we have Premier, Eclipse, Snus," Henninger responded in her closing as she lined up the company's traditional cigarette alternatives. "We sell Eclipse, we lose money. Why do we have th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:47
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[Florida] UP IN SMOKE: For kids, tobacco's out and vaping's in

That was one of the apparent findings in the Florida Youth Tobacco Survey this year, one part of a series of evaluations conducted annually by the Florida Department of Health to gauge "risky behaviors" in middle and high school students. About a quarte
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Dec 12, 2016 11:30
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[Cuba] Is this the final burn for Florida's 'Cigar city'?

Among those most worried: Eric Newman, whose family has been making 31 brands of cigars, including ­Cuesta-Rey, Diamond Crown and La ­Unica, for three generations. For 121 years, the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has churned out millions of cigars and shipped t
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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Florida Appellate Panel Remands Engle Suit To Disqualify Plaintiff’s Attorney ($$)

found a trial court erred in denying Philip Morris USA Inc.’s motion to dismiss the law firm representing her because one of her attorneys previously represented Philip Morris in similar lawsuits, which prevents him from being the plaintiff’s attorney und
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:07
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[Florida] FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT: VECTOR GROUP LTD.

On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52
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