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CHICAGO - JANUARY 18: Patrons of the Marshall McGearty Tobacco Artisans cigarette lounge, owned by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., use an ash tray January 18, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. The upscale lounge, which opened this week, is unaffected by Chicago's tough new anti-smoking ordinance that also took effect this week. The measure prohibits smoking in most public places. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Jury Awards $35M Damages To Florida Smoker 

A former smoker from Polk County – who underwent two lung transplants – was awarded $35 million in damages.

11/13/2014

(Source:AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Fl. Senate: Puffing At The Courthouse Door Could Be Snuffed

Tired of having to cough your way through a knot of smoking city workers as you try to get through the door of city hall? The Florida Legislature may clear the air for you, moving forward a bill that could eliminate the smokers huddled at the door of government buildings.

CBS4–01/20/2012

(Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

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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