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Judge Nixes Woman’s $39M Award, Orders Retrial In Tobacco Case

An ailing former smoker’s $39 million judgment against Big Tobacco was reversed Wednesday.

CBS4–12/13/2012

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Raise Smoke Tax & Lower Driver Fees, House Dem Says

A South Florida lawmaker wants to increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack and is offering a political sweetener to try to get it passed: Use the money to roll back fees on motorists.

CBS4–12/20/2011

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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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