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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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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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[Canada, USA] Toronto: ‘Merchants of Doubt’ Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

pulls back the curtain on the illusionists deployed by oil, gas and tobacco companies to use pseudo-science and spin to create an alternate reality in which cigarettes and gas guzzlers are our friends... a mordantly funny indictment of this army of well-h
Variety
added Sep 10, 2014 17:05
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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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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] Courts Side With Smokers’ Families In Tobacco Cases

Florida’s top courts Thursday ruled against the tobacco industry ... The punitive-damages case, decided by the 1st District Court of Appeal, stemmed from the 1995 death of Frank Townsend ... the state Supreme Court sided ... with Karen Capone, the widow o
NorthEscambia.com (Walnut Hill, FL)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:09
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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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[Florida] $23.6 Billion Lawsuit Winner to Big Tobacco: “Are You Awake Now?”

The widow who won a $23.6 billion lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds talks to TIME about the suit and what she hopes the victory will accomplish... “Are you awake now? Do you hear what the jury is saying? You have to stop,” Cynthia Robinson wants to tell the
TIME Magazine
added Jul 23, 2014 15:30
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