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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $12M Engle Verdict, Faces Punitives ($$)

awarded $12 million in compensatory damages Wednesday to the widower of a woman who allegedly died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, also finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. owes punitive damages for its role in concealing the dangers of tobacco use.
Law360
added May 12, 2016 15:02
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VIDEO: TOBACCO FREE FLORIDA EXPOSES THE RISKS OF SECONDHAND SMOKE

Eighth Annual Tobacco Free Florida Week Aims to Break the Myth that Secondhand Smoke is Harmless
PR Newswire
added May 12, 2016 14:49
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $12M Engle Verdict, Faces Punitives ($$)

awarded $12 million in compensatory damages to the widower of a woman who allegedly died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. also owes punitive damages for its role in concealing the dangers of tobacco...
Law360
added May 11, 2016 21:04
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $11M For Wife's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer after four decades of heavy smoking urged a Florida jury Tuesday to award him $11 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until sh
Law360
added May 11, 2016 13:41
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[Florida] Department of Health in Madison exposes secondhand smoke

The Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program and Florida Department of Health in Madison are launching a new initiative titled: Secondhand Smoke Exposed. The initiative will be part of the eighth annual Tobacco Free Florida Week, whic
Madison County (FL) Carrier
added May 11, 2016 01:58
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Secondhand smoke awareness is Tobacco Free Florida Week's focus

The Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program and the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) are launching a new initiative, Secondhand Smoke Exposed, as part of the eighth annual Tobacco Free Florida Week, taking
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added May 10, 2016 12:59
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[Florida] Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Because PM USA acknowledges that I have already rejected many of its arguments, I discuss most fully PM USA’s argument that federal law impliedly preempts Mrs. Berger’s negligence and strict liability claims.
Amazon CloudFront
added May 9, 2016 10:47
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[Florida] Palm Beach can't ban smoking on local beaches

Officers were prepared to consider the prohibition after some residents complained about cigarette butts littering the shore and of the health hazards of second-hand smoke...But the idea was stubbed out after town officials learned that the state doesn’t
Palm Beach (FL) Daily News
added May 8, 2016 17:18
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[Florida] Matthew J. Competiello: Killer numbers

Today marks the beginning of Tobacco Free Florida Week. While the week’s primary goal is to help tobacco users end their addiction to nicotine, another important goal is to limit Floridians’ exposure to secondhand smoke.
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner
added May 8, 2016 14:56
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[Florida] Philip Morris Loses Bid To Strike 2 Of Smoker's Claims ($$)

A Florida federal judge on Thursday denied Philip Morris's motion for judgment as a matter of law on two claims in an Engle-progeny suit where a jury's $20 million punitive-damages award has already been struck down, saying alleged holes in the claims' le
Law360
added May 7, 2016 18:13
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