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Florida Tobacco Verdict

-- NPR's Debbie Elliott reports on the Florida tobacco trial where the biggest liability verdict against the tobacco industry was awarded to the family of Roland Maddox -- who smoked two packs a day for almost fifty years and died of lung cancer in 1997 -- in the amount of nearly $1 million. The Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corporation was ordered to pay $500,000 in compensatory damages and $450,000 in punitive damages by a six-member jury yesterday.

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