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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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R.J. Reynolds Slammed With $23.6M Lawsuit

A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages.

CBS Tampa–07/19/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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Florida City Policy Bans Hiring Smokers, Tobacco Users

The City Commission of Delray Beach is expected to make official a measure that prohibits the city from hiring people who smoke, chew or snuff tobacco.

10/02/2012

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South Florida Man Killed In Fight Over Cigarette

Authorities say a South Florida man was shot to death when a fight broke out after he tried to bum a cigarette from another man.

06/29/2012

Mug shot of Ricky Gaston. (credit: Hernando County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Patient Assaults Man After Being Told He Couldn’t Smoke Inside Hospital

One Florida hospital patient just had to smoke a cigarette, even if it meant allegedly hitting someone out of frustration.

01/12/2012

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