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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes Widow $10M For Veteran's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to award her $10 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., saying its concealment of cigarettes' dangers robbed her of her husband
Law360
added Aug 14, 2016 15:15
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Viva Republica Cigar for Troops

Jason Holly, who owns the small Viva Republica cigar brand, has created a special cigar to benefit members of the U.S. military who are serving overseas. The Miami Cigar & Co., operating in conjunction with nonprofit organization Operation: Cigars for Wa
Cigar Aficionado
added Nov 10, 2014 14:01
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[Asia] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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[Florida] New FDA tobacco rules appears to ban cigar donations to troops

It's not just the troops getting free cigars. Newman and other companies donate thousands more to charities each year for silent auctions, golf tournaments and other fundraisers. "We're good citizens, and now the FDA says, 'No, no, no. No more charity,'
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2016 14:51
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[Florida] Update: $34.7M Verdict, Including $20M in Punitives, Hits RJ Reynolds in Tobacco Suit by Veteran's Family

Jurors awarded $20 million in punitive damages in the trial's second phase Friday afternoon, bringing the total award against R.J. Reynolds to $34.7 million. CVN will provide more information as it becomes available.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2015 11:03
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[Florida] Veteran's Family Awarded $14.7M Plus Punitives in Tobacco Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

a Bronze Star recipient and Vietnam veteran....found Garry O’Hara died from primary lung cancer caused both by his addiction to nicotine and Reynolds’ part in an industry-wide conspiracy to deceive the public about smoking
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 11, 2015 13:02
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Cigarettes or war: which is the biggest killer?

Tobacco killed more than WW1 and WW2 together Whichever estimates you use, tobacco is responsible for more deaths than the greatest wars of the 20th century. Did tobacco kill more people than all the wars? This is where myth begins and reality ends.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 26, 2013 11:21
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[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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[Texas] VIDEO: 109-year-old World War II Vet: 'I smoke at least 12 Tampa Sweet cigars a day'

he still enjoys his whiskey and 12 cigars a day! He’s been smoking since the age of 18 and says he has over $100 worth of cigars now.
WTKR: NewsChannel 3 (Norfolk, VA)
added May 12, 2015 00:26
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Cigar Manufacturers and Retailers Will Stop Giving to All Charities – David Garofalo Editorial

will be a crime, punishable by heavy fines and even imprisonment for a cigar retailer or manufacturer to donate a cigar to any and all charities for any reason...A product that is requested most by our men and women in service in foreign lands...Cigar Afi
The Cigar Authority
added May 18, 2016 15:38
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