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[Florida] Jury Finds Smoker Completely Responsible for Fatal Cancer, Clears RJR in Engle Tobacco Trial

Jurors in Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit deliberated for more than five hours before concluding that, although Carrico’s nicotine addiction caused his lung cancer, he bore 100 percent of responsibility. Carrico started smoking when he was 11 and was a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:27
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Florida Supreme Court Says Frye Is 'Still The One' ($$)

the Florida Supreme Court effectively just said to Frye, “We've been together since way back when ... and you’re still the one.” ... jury awarded DeLisle $8 million distributed among various defendants, including R.J. Reynolds Tobacco...
Law360
added Nov 17, 2018 04:32
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[Florida] As Trial Opens Against RJR, Attorneys Argue Whether Smoker's Heart Disease Claim Is Time Barred

What caused the coronary heart disease that forced a Florida smoker to undergo a triple bypass at 45, and when that disease first occurred, took center stage as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds last week. Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017CA017202.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:36
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Juul confirms plans to pull four sweet-flavored e-cig styles from stores

The creme, cucumber, fruit and mango flavors being removed remain available at www.juul.com, but with heightened age-restriction policies and age-21 verification that requires consumers to provide their name, date of birth, permanent address and the last
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2018 04:39
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FDA could be leaning toward ban or limit on menthol cigarettes

Multiple media outlets, first reported by The Washington Post, said such action could be touted by Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb as one strategy for curtailing what he calls ”an epidemic” of flavored electronic-cigarette use by youths.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2018 21:41
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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Blamed for 49-Year Old's Lung Cancer Death, as Trial Opens

Attorneys debated whether a tobacco industry conspiracy or a Florida smoker's own choices were to blame for the lung cancer that killed him at 49, as trial began this week against R.J. Reynolds. Hochreiter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015CA003926.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 14, 2018 04:34
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Fla. Jury Says Engle Plaintiff Was Not Addicted ($$)

found the plaintiff was not addicted and thus disqualified as an Engle class member, capping a dispute so bitterly fought it made a judge leave after its second trial. The jury in Jacksonville, Florida, decided that Eddie Starbuck, the surviving spouse o
Law360
added Nov 9, 2018 03:28
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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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Joe Camel illustrator: E-cig maker Juul's marketing 'seems more egregious'

to me the Juul [marketing] seems more egregious,” he said. “To me that really captures more of the essence of a young person’s mind than a cartoon character like Joe Camel ever could.” But not everyone is convinced that the accusations against Juul carr
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 23:44
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