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[Florida] Fla. Court Reverses Judgment For RJR In Smoker's Suit ($$)

Third District Court of Appeal said the trial court should not have ruled that Everett Belanger's suit, filed in 2007, was barred by the statute of limitations, because the date at which he knew or should have known that his chronic obstructive pulmonary
Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:11
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[Florida] Miami-Dade jury awards Keys man $5 million in case against Philip Morris

A Miami-Dade jury on Friday issued a $5 million judgment against tobacco giant Philip Morris in a product-liability case involving a Florida Keys man who smoked Marlboro cigarettes from 1965 to 2009.
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jan 22, 2014 13:54
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[UK] Government revives ‘bigger' and ‘cleverer’ Stoptober anti-smoking push

The Department of Health is reviving its multi-million pound anti-smoking Stoptober initiative to try to convince more than 160,000 smokers to quit for at least a month. The Movember-inspired campaign, developed by the DoH’s executive body Public Health
Marketing Week (uk)
added Sep 9, 2013 06:31
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court hearing argument in 1st tobacco case since justices voided class-action

The Florida Supreme Court is hearing the first of thousands of individual smoking cases filed since the justices voided a $145 billion class-action verdict against tobacco companies six years ago.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 6, 2012 06:27
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Another large jury verdict has been rendered against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Florida, with a long-time smoker awarded $14.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages.

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 21:29
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[Florida] Former Smoker Awarded $5M, Blames Heart Disease On Cigarettes

The law firm representing a smoker who won a $5 million verdict said the award marks the first time a Florida jury has blamed cigarettes for heart disease. Retired auto mechanic Antonio CuCulino, 69, of Ramrod Key, who was diagnosed with heart disease in
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jan 25, 2014 21:06
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[Canada, Ireland, USA] TWEED: Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

I have now teamed up with the indomitable Mr Berman and we will be lobbying the UK and Irish Governments to take legal action against the very tobacco companies which have cost the NHS the estimated £5.2bn worth of resources every year. We all now know c
Global Legal Post (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:58
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E-cigarette seller fights Health Canada order to stop

A Fredericton store owner who sells e-cigarettes is fighting an order from Health Canada to stop. Ryanne Pineda's East Coast Vape also produces the flavoured vaporizing liquids ... He says he has a growing clientele of more than 2,000 local and online cu
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 14, 2014 09:59
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Florida justices hear arguments in smoker's death

A high-profile lawyer representing three tobacco companies urged the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to make it harder for thousands of sick smokers or their survivors to win lawsuits . . . David Boies, a New York lawyer who also represented Democrat A
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 7, 2012 11:43
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Palau Stubs Out Tobacco

As of March 15, 2012, Palau has banned all tobacco products, completing a seven year effort to limit tobacco use on the freely associated Island territory of the U.S.
Talk Radio News Service
added Sep 17, 2012 17:27
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