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[Florida] Mistrial, as Jurors Deliberate Smoker's Claim RJR Caused Cancer That Took Her Larynx

After an emergency rendered a juror unable to continue deliberations, a Florida 11th Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case of a smoker suing the nation's second-largest tobacco company over the cancer that took her larynx. Morales v.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 7, 2016 04:06
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[Florida] Smokers scramble as UT joins growing list of campuses banning all tobacco use

It was the first day of a campus-wide smoking ban at the University of Tampa, so the 26-year-old graduate student had to extend his five-minute smoke breaks to 15 minutes — enough time to leave campus for a patch of sidewalk where he could light up witho
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 5, 2016 20:12
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[Florida] University of Tampa now smoke-free campus

University of Tampa officials say they've worked since 2010 to make the 105-acre campus smoke-free. The smokeless status begins Monday and includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco, hookahs and cigars. (Bay News 9 image)
News 13 (Orlando, FL)
added Aug 5, 2016 17:20
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[Florida, New York] Seven South Floridians charged in mob bust; feds say crimes read like 'mafia novel'

Merlino wrapped up serving four months in federal prison for failing to report a meeting with a former co-defendant at a Boca Raton cigar bar...The indictment also alleges members "profited from the obtaining of hundreds of cases of contraband cigarettes"
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Aug 5, 2016 16:28
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[Florida] VIDEO: FDA putting more regulations on vape shops

"As of Monday, there will be no more free sampling of any e-liquids," said Laura Kaman, who owns three Vape King stores in Southwest Florida.   She says all three of her stores have been bracing for the new changes, which also include stocking liquids wi
WFTX-TV/FOX 4 (Cape Coral, FL)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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AUDIO: Free Nicotine Gum, Patches Offered In Florida, No Strings Attached

Floridians who want to kick the smoking habit now have even easier access to free nicotine-replacement therapy through the Tobacco Free Florida program. Since it started a decade ago, the program is celebrating a smoking rate that continues to drop eve
WJCT Public Broadcasting (Jacksonville, FL)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:28
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[New York] Feds bust dozens of mobsters in takedown spanning from Florida to Westchester; illegal gambling, untaxed cigarettes and healthcare fraud cited

A criminal cooperative of multiple mob families was crippled Thursday in a massive federal sweep that busted nearly four dozen gangsters along the East Coast.... The untaxed cigarettes trafficked in the scheme had a street value of more than $3 million, t
New York Daily News
added Aug 4, 2016 16:46
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[Florida] HARTMAN: Tobacco a dirty habit we’re not ready to kick

While the current data can’t directly link child-to-parent smoking habits, a few factors point to that as a likely cause. Middle- and high-schoolers from Escambia, Santa Rosa and Walton counties are more likely to respond that smoking is allowed in the ho
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Aug 4, 2016 11:04
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[Florida] Lung Cancer Suit Time Barred, Defense Argues as Trial Against R.J. Reynolds Opens

A Florida man who died of lung cancer after smoking 2 to 3 packs of cigarettes a day for nearly 50 years developed the disease after the bar date for filing a class action claim against the nation's tobacco companies, an attorney defending R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:43
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[Florida] Widow Says RJ Reynolds Caused Veteran's Fatal Lung Cancer ($$)

widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Jul 30, 2016 13:30
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