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State of Florida Awards $16 Million In Research Funding To Develop Cures For Cancer, Tobacco Diseases

Governor Rick Scott announced that over $16 million in research funding was awarded to 16 different projects through the Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program...to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment and to develop cures for cancer and tobacco-rela
Space Coast Daily
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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[Florida] MARTIN V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2017 01:39
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Rubio Renews Support for Bipartisan Bill to Protect Florida Cigar Workers’ Jobs

“There is virtually no corner of Florida that is not being affected by the FDA’s excessive and overly burdensome regulations on local cigar makers, and we must stop federal bureaucrats from putting these small manufacturers out of business and threatenin
US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:02
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[Florida] Engle Widower Assails Cigarette Ad Blitz As Trial Opens ($$)

The widower of a Florida woman who died of lung cancer told a jury on Thursday that she was lured to smoking by a cigarette industry whose $250 billion in advertising spending over 65 years drowned out messages about smoking's dangers.
Law360
added Feb 3, 2017 13:44
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[Florida] FOX V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco companies' concealment of smoking's dangers caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:33
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[Florida] Thousands of tobacco lawsuits in the pipeline

plaintiffs have died waiting for the cigarette manufacturers to pay up, thanks to an obscure statute... Twin bills ...would change that by repealing the statute that gives tobacco companies this exclusive advantage. “Plaintiffs have actually died waiting
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 1, 2017 20:03
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[Florida] Students, businesses partner to curb secondhand smoke

Members of Washington County's student-led Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) organization, along with the Florida Department of Health in Washington County, are celebrating local business partners and progress made in reducing exposure to secondhand
Chipley Paper.com (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:53
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[Florida] BROWN V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company's concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:59
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[Florida] RJR Responsible For Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Family members of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder after smoking Winstons for decades urged a Florida jury to hold R.J. Reynolds responsible Friday, emphasizing the company's longtime knowledge of smoking's risks — and its conc
Law360
added Jan 29, 2017 17:18
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Woman's Fatal Respiratory Disease, as Trial Against Tobacco Giant Begins

over what caused a Florida woman to smoke for six decades and continue smoking even as she needed supplemental oxygen for her respiratory disease, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds over its role in the woman’s death. Durrance v. R.J. Reynolds, 11-26-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2017 21:22
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