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[Tennessee] In a Florida courtroom, Nashville attorneys are fighting in the last great tobacco war | Cover Story

he's facing adversaries with virtually unlimited resources ...What the defendants don't want in Kerrivan is for Byrd, in full-on preacher mode, to characterize them the way he did the month before... "They have killed grandmothers and grandfathers," Byrd
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 5, 2015 11:16
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[Tennessee] Local Lieff Cabraser attorneys hit $27M verdict in Florida tobacco case

The 14 cents tacked onto the award — which included approximately $20.76 million in punitive damages — represented the age at which plaintiff Judith Berger began smoking. By age 16, she had a pack-a-day habit. Berger and her now-deceased twin sister deve
NashvillePost.com
added Sep 20, 2014 13:36
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[Florida, Tennessee] Nashville attorney wins second verdict against tobacco companies

Kenneth Byrd, a Nashville attorney from Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, has won a $41.4 million judgement against tobacco giants Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. Byrd was the lead counsel in a liability suit that spun out of a Florida class-act
NashvillePost.com
added Oct 24, 2014 15:35
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[Tennessee] Spring Hill Passes Ban On Smoking In Parks

Spring Hill has passed an ordinance that would allow police to fine people for smoking in a city park.
NewsChannel 5 (Nashville, TN)
added Jun 20, 2012 08:14
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[Tennessee] FDA looks to regulate cigar shops

Rutherford County's favorite tobacco store is facing the toughest competition it's seen in the form of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Humidor owner Mike LaMure said the FDA is developing new regulations that could hinder his business.
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Aug 17, 2014 07:32
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[Tennessee] Governor passes roll-your-own cigarette bill

A measure that requires roll-your-own cigarette retailers to pay a licensing fee and tax and adhere to certain restrictions has been signed by Gov. Bill Haslam.
AP - Associated Press
added May 25, 2012 05:42
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[Tennessee] Spring Hill passes park smoking ban

Alderman Keith Hudson's proposal to cite those who smoke in parks with a minor municipal offense was approved 5-3 tonight by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.
The Tennessean
added Jun 19, 2012 17:09
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[Tennessee] 40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

He chooses not to preach to others about the dangers of smoking. “People know. They know cigarettes are not good for them. I know it. ... Something has got to happen for them to quit,” he said. “That day last year, my life as I knew it changed completel
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added Nov 17, 2013 13:25
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[Tennessee] Electronic cigarettes available to Putnam inmates

In recent months, the jail’s commissary has added electronic cigarettes to its shelves, offering a way for nicotine addicted inmates to get their fix and bringing in additional revenue for the county.
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added Jul 14, 2013 13:24
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[Tennessee] Judge announces $100M settlement in Florida federal tobacco cases / Local office of Lieff Cabraser played key role in first major settlements by companies since '90s

judge on Wednesday morning stayed all of the so-called Engle Progeny tobacco lawsuits in the Florida federal courts after being notified of a settlement agreement....Young, who was overseeing hundreds of plaintiff suits in the Middle District of Florida,
NashvillePost.com
added Feb 25, 2015 11:35
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