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23 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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UGA Pharmacy students plan tobacco cessation class

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Pharmacy students at the University of Georgia College are planning sessions to help people quit smoking or chewing tobacco as the campus prepares to go tobacco free. University System of Georgia officials approved the system wide tobacco ban this spring. The ban starts Oct. ...

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JUL 20, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Florida widow wins $23.6 bn in RJ Reynolds tobacco payout

A Florida jury has ordered RJ Reynolds tobacco to pay $23.6 billion to the wife of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in a verdict seen as one of the largest for a single plaintiff in state history. In addition to the punitive damages, Friday's verdict also awarded more than $16 million in compensatory damages to the estate ...

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JUL 20, 2014 - Washington Times

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Smoker's widow awarded $23.6 billion in punitive damages

A jury has awarded $23.6 billion in punitive damages to a Florida widow who says her husband died because tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds was negligent in informing consumers of the negative health effects of smoking. Cynthia Robinson claimed in her wrongful death lawsuit against America's second-biggest cigarette maker that smoking ...

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JUL 19, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Florida jury slaps RJ Reynolds with $23.6 bn in damages

A Florida jury has ordered RJ Reynolds tobacco to pay $23.6 billion to the wife of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in a verdict seen as one of the largest for a single plaintiff in state history. In addition to the punitive damages, Friday's verdict also awarded more than $16 million in compensatory damages to the estate ...

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JUL 16, 2014 - Wall Street Journal

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America's Smokers: Still 40 Million Strong

Despite the steep drop in smoking rates in the U.S., there are more than 40 million smokers in the country today. And beneath the broad trends are pockets of growth and opportunity that are generating great interest in the tobacco industry.

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