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[Florida] Family Says RJ Reynolds Caused Father's Lung Cancer ($$)

urged a Florida jury to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying that he was severely addicted to cigarettes and that the tobacco company hid the risks of smoking until it was too late.
Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 01:52
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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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Report: Florida Prisons Either Need To Fully Ban Tobacco Or Allow Everyone To Have It

Currently, Florida’s correctional employees can have tobacco products, while most inmates can’t. A report by CGL, an independent consulting firm, advises the prison agency either do away with the policy or allow everyone to have it. Brad Sassatelli with
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Jan 12, 2016 03:01
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[Florida] Jury Told Philip Morris Caused Nurse's Cancer ($$)

saying the company hid the dangers of smoking from her until it was too late...Mary Howles, quit smoking in 1991..."What's lying ahead of her is a horrible life where slowly but surely her lung capacity will continue to wane and she will eventually, if th
Law360
added Jan 12, 2016 00:44
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[Florida] SCHAECHTER: Keeping Kids Fit: E-cigarettes proving harmful to children

When it comes to e-cigarettes, where there is smoke — or vapor — there may be toxins, lung inflammation, addiction, second-hand exposure, ingestion or skin contact with a fatal dose of poison by a young child. Given these concerns, at UHealth – the Unive
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jan 11, 2016 18:23
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[Florida] Smoking ban may face peer enforcement difficulties

Freshman Aurora McClure, who is currently working on quitting, was adamant about how the ban limits student freedom. The pre-nursing major argued adults have the right to make their own decisions. “As adults, given the requirement to live on campus, it
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Jan 11, 2016 16:36
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[Florida] Vidoe of EWING V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 01/11/16 –

Summary In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Doris Ewing claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the smoking-related illness of James Ewing....09:00 AM CST JAN 13
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:19
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[Florida] Video of ROUNDS V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 01/11/16

Summary Janice Rounds claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused a smoking-related disease in Terrance Rounds....09:00 AM EST JAN 12
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:17
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Tobacco Jury Verdict Overturn in Florida

Appeals noted that Calloway's lawyer "pushed the envelope" with his "argumentative" opening statement and "attack on defense witnesses. " The lawyer's comments "injected potential error at every turn, and nearly caused us to reverse the judgment."
Courthouse News
added Jan 8, 2016 21:52
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Florida Supreme Court asked to clarify whether tobacco claims are preempted

whether a federal appeals court was right when it ruled that federal law preempts certain products-liability claims against cigarette makers, potentially affecting hundreds of cases in the state's courts. On Wednesday, Florida's Fourth Circuit Court of A
Reuters
added Jan 8, 2016 15:15
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