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February 23, 2014: A business has a hole in the roof which was reportedly used as an entry point for a break-in. (Source: CBS4)

Roof Break-In Leaves Family Business Owners Stunned

A large hole cut into the roof of a business was how police said someone managed to get inside early Monday morning to steal lottery tickets, cigarettes and money.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

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E-Cigarette Ban For Minors Headed To Senate Floor

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes raises, a bill is now headed to the Senate floor to prohibit the sale of the trendy slim metal tubes to minors.

02/20/2014

Source: CBS4

Smoking Could Cause Harm To Your Pets

Smoking costs Americans about $96 billion dollars each year in medical expenses. We know what smoking and second hand smoke does to us but chances are you don’t know the dangerous effect that it can have on your pet.

CBS Miami–08/04/2013

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Controversial Smartphone Apps Promote Smoking For Kids

These days, it seems like you can do just about anything on your mobile device: text friends, play games, even smoke a cigarette.

CBS4–12/21/2012

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Experts: Tax Loophole Fueling Rise In Teen Tobacco Use

A federal tax loophole is enabling teenagers to switch from cigarettes to lower priced, cigarette-style cigars. Statistics reveal it’s getting the next generation hooked.

CBS Miami–08/15/2012

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CDC: Pot Smoking Among Teens Exceeds Cigarette Smoking

While teens smoking cigarettes continues to decline, that doesn’t necessarily mean teens have quit smoking.

CBS4–06/08/2012

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Tax Em If You Got Em? Roll Your Own Tax Advances

Smoking cigarettes is not only bad for your health, it’s bad for your wallet. Cigarettes are expensive which has led to a growing roll-your-own industry across the state of Florida. With that growing industry, some Florida legislators want to cash in and tax shops that allow customers to roll their own cigarettes.

CBS4–02/16/2012

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Fewer Middle School, High School Kids Smoking

Fewer middle school and high school students are smoking cigarettes or using smokeless tobacco, according to 2011 Florida Youth Tobacco Survey.

CBS4–11/30/2011

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Philip Morris, RJR Win Round In Fla. Smoker Suits

A Miami Jury has found for Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds in another of the thousands of lawsuits brought by Florida smokers.

CBS4–10/21/2011

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FL Supreme Court Upholds $28M Tobacco Verdict

A $28.3 million verdict has been upheld by the Florida Supreme Court after the family of a deceased smoker successfully sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

CBS4–07/19/2011

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