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BRIEF-Vector Group says company and its subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle Progeny tobacco litigation cases pending in Florida

* Vector Group Ltd - expects to incur an after-tax charge of about $11 million in Q4 of 2016 related to settlement agreement-sec filing * Says upon dismissal of settled cases, company and liggett will be defendants in approximately 125 state court Engle
Reuters
added Dec 9, 2016 04:46
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Marketing Prof's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a well-liked university business and marketing professor urged a Florida jury on Wednesday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for his death from heart and lung diseases, saying the tobacco companies had hooked him on cigarettes an
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Role in UF Marketing Professor's Death a Key Issue as Trial Starts Against Philip Morris and RJR

A sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers and addictiveness of cigarettes ultimately killed a former University of Florida marketing professor, an attorney for the professor’s widow said as trial began Wednesday against the nation’s two biggest cigarette
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] COPD, Not Skin Cancer, Killed Smoker, Attorney Says at Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Attorneys debated the role smoking and decades of alleged fraud played in the death of a Florida man as trial began Monday against two tobacco industry giants. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. Paul Dubinsky, 70, died in 2006, 11 years after doc
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:21
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[Florida] PARDUE V. PHILIP MORRIS: LIVETrial

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of smoking, causing the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of John Faricy.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:20
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

During opening arguments in Seminole County, Florida, plaintiffs attorney Laura Shamp of Shamp Speed Jordan Woodward told jurors that her client's late husband, Paul Dubinsky, died after making quit attempts that spanned a decade. He finally succeeded by
Law360
added Dec 7, 2016 02:18
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[Florida] GLASSMAN V. PHILIP MORRIS MISTRIAL

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 6, 2016 17:49
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[Florida] Sarasota smoking ban in HUD units 3 years later

Public housing in Sarasota comes with a list of rules and one that still lights up some tempers is the smoking ban put in place three years ago. “I think it should be up to the person if they smoke in the apartment or not,” says resident and non-smoker
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Dec 5, 2016 23:54
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[Florida] VIDEO: Miami Beach Unveiling Voluntary Smoke Free Zones Monday

Monday, the city is designating two spots as voluntary smoke free zones in an effort to reduce second hand smoke and curb litter in the areas. The pilot program, approved by the city commission in October, establishes the zones along the southern end of
NBC Miami
added Dec 5, 2016 18:52
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[Florida] VIDEO: Starting January 1, no smoking in Tampa public housing

Bans are already in place in St. Petersburg and parts of Pinellas County. The Tampa Housing authority will begin enforcement at the beginning at 2017, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Enforcement will be on a three-strike system. The first offense will be
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Dec 5, 2016 18:51
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