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[Florida] Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Because PM USA acknowledges that I have already rejected many of its arguments, I discuss most fully PM USA’s argument that federal law impliedly preempts Mrs. Berger’s negligence and strict liability claims.
Amazon CloudFront
added May 9, 2016 10:47

[Florida] Palm Beach can't ban smoking on local beaches

Officers were prepared to consider the prohibition after some residents complained about cigarette butts littering the shore and of the health hazards of second-hand smoke...But the idea was stubbed out after town officials learned that the state doesn’t
Palm Beach (FL) Daily News
added May 8, 2016 17:18

[Florida] Matthew J. Competiello: Killer numbers

Today marks the beginning of Tobacco Free Florida Week. While the week’s primary goal is to help tobacco users end their addiction to nicotine, another important goal is to limit Floridians’ exposure to secondhand smoke.
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner
added May 8, 2016 14:56

[Florida] Philip Morris Loses Bid To Strike 2 Of Smoker's Claims ($$)

A Florida federal judge on Thursday denied Philip Morris's motion for judgment as a matter of law on two claims in an Engle-progeny suit where a jury's $20 million punitive-damages award has already been struck down, saying alleged holes in the claims' le
added May 7, 2016 18:13

[Florida] RJR Caused Addiction Nurse's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly add
added May 7, 2016 17:48
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[Florida] World Asthma Day: Restaurants partner with DOH to raise awareness

Nearly all of Washington County's more than 20 restaurants partnered with the Florida Department of Health (DOH)... The observance of World Asthma Day kicked off "Secondhand Smoke Exposed," a new initiative from the DOH Tobacco Free Florida program. The i
Chipley (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added May 6, 2016 18:32

[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Retired Airman's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a retired U.S. Air Force serviceman who smoked at least a pack of cigarettes every day urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his cancer, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from him until..
added May 6, 2016 17:32

[Florida] New FDA regulations will force local vape shop to stop manufacturing

"It's very frustrating I've spent countless hours paid and unpaid designing products and designing flavors," said Matthew Candelaria, lab manager at Downtown Vapes. His work may have a shelf life. "I have no problem registering the product, but I don’
WPTV NewsChannel 5 (West Palm Beach, FL)
added May 6, 2016 11:30

[Florida] E-cigarette consumers, vendors react to new FDA regulations

It’s the same reason Raven Lee says she bought her 17-year-old sister her first e-cigarette. “My sister vapes, and I actually bought my sister her first vape because she was smoking and I didn't want her to smoke anymore. So I told her that I would buy
News 13 (Orlando, FL)
added May 6, 2016 11:18

[Florida] Retrial Begins in Widower's Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

Whether addiction fueled a Florida woman’s 40-plus years of smoking took center stage last week as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds for the woman’s cancer death. Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, 13CA5673.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 5, 2016 18:18
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