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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $10M Punitive Verdict Boosts Award Against RJR to $13M in Fatal COPD Trial

The punitive verdict, which exceeded the $8.8 million in punitives Kelley/Uustal's Eric Rosen requested in Friday morning's closings, followed about an hour of deliberations.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 23, 2016 17:43
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted... The case centered on the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death of smoker Virginia Wil
Law360
added Apr 22, 2016 19:59
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[Florida] Lizards, snakes escape from tobacco shop after car crashes through storefront

The owner of the Smoke N Toke Lounge said a woman who was in the car with a child accidentally accelerated while reaching for something in her vehicle and went right through the storefront. The woman's vehicle struck several glass enclosures containing
WPLG Ch. 10 (Miami, FL)
added Apr 21, 2016 13:13
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[Florida] Board approves smoking ban at FGCU by 10 to 1 vote

Florida Gulf Coast University will become a smoke and tobacco-free campus, effective May 9. Smoking will be allowed on the FGCU campus in designated areas until the new the policy goes into effect.
Ft. Myers (FL) News-Press
added Apr 20, 2016 15:49
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[Florida, Illinois, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

a Missouri jury sided with the tobacco company's defense that it didn't violate state laws over how it marketed its Marlboro Lights brand of cigarettes. The plaintiffs sought damages of $1.8 billion from the cigarette maker.
Motley Fool
added Apr 19, 2016 13:44
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[Florida] The Ybor City Issue 2016: The lost world of Ybor City (WITH VIDEO)

from 1977 to 1983, I interviewed hundreds of elderly cigar makers, green grocers, and boliteros (numbers peddlers). In a ritual, they arrived daily, settling in the cantinas of El Centro Asturiano, El Centro Español, and El Círculo Cubano to sip café con
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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[Florida] How they roll: Ybor's cigar industry may have faded, but its storefront biz thrives

Her shop, which like many cigar joints doubles as an espresso bar, is decorated with multiple photos — some of sprawling cigar factories in Cuba, some of Matos with her fans, a few celebrities among them. Passersby in search of the next watering hole may
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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[Florida, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

It's an important decision because it marks yet another big ruling in Philip Morris's favor, which last year had the Illinois Supreme Court reject a $10 billion judgment against the tobacco company. Last month, it asked the U.S. Supreme Court to not hear
Motley Fool
added Apr 14, 2016 15:53
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Smoking Lawyer's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a chain-smoking lawyer who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Wednesday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarette use from him. During opening arguments in Palm Bea
Law360
added Apr 14, 2016 15:28
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[Florida] BERGER v. R. J. REYNOLDS: PLAINTIFF JUDITH BERGER’S MOTION FOR REINSTATEMENT OF JURY’S PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD, OR NEW TRIAL (PDF)

ARGUMENT I. Because the Court of Appeals found that Defendant’s notice of appeal was premature, this Court has jurisdiction to entertain a motion for relief and should correct the judgment before appeal. A. This Court has jurisdiction over Mrs. Berger’s c
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 13, 2016 22:54
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