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[Florida] Can my condo snuff out my right to smoke?

Assuming your board has this authority and adopted the rule in a procedurally correct manner, the new rule will be found enforceable so long as it is "reasonable."...the board is under no obligation to "grandfather" any owners or residents who previously
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Oct 16, 2016 13:50

Florida Appellate Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding the trial judge did not err by including a question about Philip Morris USA Inc.’s fault on the verdict form over the plaintiff’s objections (Jose Vila v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 3D15-1
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 14, 2016 16:59

[Cuba, Spain, Florida] Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Philip Morris USA Inc. (PDF)

Morris’s position was that Vila’s laryngeal cancer was caused by the human papillomavirus, not by smoking cigarettes, but if smoking cigarettes did cause Vila’s cancer, then it was not caused by smoking cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 13, 2016 23:04

[Cuba, Spain, Florida] Fla. Court Affirms Defense Verdict In Smoker's $29M Suit ($$)

contested Vila's fraud and concealment claims on the grounds that the Engle findings do not extend to smoking activity that occurred outside of the United States....The cigarette maker raised doubts about whether Vila really smoked the company's Marlboro
added Oct 13, 2016 21:25

Hurricane Matthew Spins Tobacco Case into Mistrial, Washes Delays into Florida Courts

The mistrial followed three days in which the Brevard County courthouse had been dark... The three-day delay Matthew caused in the Wallace trial, combined with a crowded court docket, led to the mistrial declaration. No new trial date has been set.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:48

[Florida] Interview: Rep. Posey declares war on red tape, even in space

The last time they came out with new regulations for cigars, they closed every cigar factory in Florida but one. This one will probably close them. It puts expensive testing on future products in order for them to get them approved. It's over regulation
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:48

[Florida] Attorneys Argue Whether Claim Against RJR is Time Barred, as COPD Trial Opens

Attorneys argued whether a suit against R.J. Reynolds over a Florida woman’s respiratory disease is time barred, as trial in a suit by the woman’s widower opened this week against the tobacco powerhouse. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019620.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29

[Florida] Smoker's Daughters Fight To Get Defense Verdict Overturned ($$)

The daughters of a smoker who died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease asked a Florida appeals court Tuesday to overturn a defense verdict in favor of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., arguing the trial court erred in its instructions
added Oct 5, 2016 01:50

[Florida] Girl, 14, is burned by fireball after man's e-cigarette explodes on the Hogwarts Express in 'freak accident' on Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando theme park

was burned when a man's e-cigarette exploded and shot a fireball at her, police said. The 14-year-old Caroline Saylor was riding the Hogwarts Express train with her family around 3.30pm on Saturday when an unnamed man's e-cigarette blew up in his pocket,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 04:35

[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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