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[Florida] Sailor Seeks $5M From RJ Reynolds Over Wife's Death ($$)

A sailor whose wife who died of lung disease after decades of smoking cigarettes urged a Florida jury on Friday to award him $5.3 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., saying the company lied about smoking's dangers, causing his
Law360
added Oct 22, 2016 18:14
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[Florida] HOWLES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMINGTrial

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco companies caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease through their concealment of smoking's dangers.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:14
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[Florida] JOHNSTON V. R.J. REYNOLDS LIVETrial

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer concealed the hazards of smoking, causing the decedent's nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:13
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a former hairdresser who died of lung cancer after smoking up to three packs a day for decades, even while undergoing chemotherapy, urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the da
Law360
added Oct 20, 2016 23:58
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[Florida] Court orders oral arguments in smoking death case

The Florida Supreme Court, which accepted jurisdiction this May, will hear the case March 8, court filings show. At trial, a jury found smoker James E. Schoeff 25 percent at fault in his death. He had “died from lung cancer caused by his addiction to ci
SaintPetersBlog
added Oct 20, 2016 19:44
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Upholds Defense Verdict In Smoker Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in favor of Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit, concluding that the issues raised in an appeal brought by the daughters of a smoker who died of lung...
Law360
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06
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Florida Lawmaker Offers Measure to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

St. Pete City Council Vice Chair Darden Rice (District 4) today announced plans to introduce an ordinance to eliminate the use of smokeless tobacco products at all sports venues in St. Petersburg (including The Trop), both to set the right example for Ame
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 19, 2016 21:00
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[Florida] AUDIO: Tampa's Cigar Industry Reacts to Lifting of Limits on Cuban Cigars

WGCU Public Media
added Oct 19, 2016 19:26
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[Florida] Rubio to address new FDA rules during visit to Newman cigars in Ybor

Rubio visited J.C. Newman Cigar Co. in Ybor City on Wednesday morning to draw attention to new U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations opposed by cigar manufacturers.
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 19, 2016 19:20
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[Florida] Smoker's Quit Attempts Not Genuine, Defense Claims in Trial Against Cigarette Maker

A two-pack-a-day smoker who ultimately died of respiratory disease kept hidden "back-up" ashtrays in the house and stashed full packs of cigarettes during her quit attempts before being diagnosed with the disease, her widower testified this week during tr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2016 17:16
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