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FORM 8-K

Ms. Crew will receive the following material compensation and benefits: • Annual base salary of $620,000. • “Sign-on” bonus of $525,000. • Target annual incentive opportunity of 105% of her annual base salary pursuant to the Annual Incentive
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 19, 2014 18:05
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An Uruguayan Lawsuit With International Implications For Philip Morris

The consequences of this particular lawsuit are expected to transcend national boundaries. It is expected to influence lawsuits of a similar nature that Philip Morris is involved in with other national governments. Therefore, even as the Latin America an
Trefis
added Sep 19, 2014 18:03
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22nd Century Group Enters Cannabis Space

Joseph Pandolfino, Founder and CEO of 22nd Century Group, stated, “The main reason 22nd Century was attracted to Anandia’ s proprietary technology is that it gives us a level of exclusivity in the cannabinoid biosynthetic pathway in cannabis similar to w
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

“I am so grateful that the jury held Philip Morris accountable for its actions over the past 60 years,” stated Mrs. Berger, who has developed severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from smoking. “Before this lawsuit I had no idea that the to
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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[New York] ‘You See Your Boys, You Stop’: At Le Basket in Greenwich Village

You’re a bike messenger in New York City and you’ve just finished your day...“Rather Be” played on a Bluetooth speaker, accompanied by the din of Broadway traffic and the rumbling subway below, as beer cans were popped and the no-smoking sign disregarded
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2014 17:46
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Federal Judiciary to Restore Cases Removed From PACER

The federal judiciary informed Congress on Friday it will restore public access to years of courts of appeals records that were removed from online archives in August. Lawyers, reporters, transparency advocates and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chairman of
National Law Journal
added Sep 19, 2014 17:42
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Court of Appeals Nominee Plays the Waiting Game

Last week, the chief judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court and a local bar group wrote letters to the U.S. Senate urging action on three long-standing trial court nominees. They aren’t the only ones waiting. Todd Kim, the city’s solicitor gener
National Law Journal
added Sep 19, 2014 17:41
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Feature: Vietnam's cigarette tax hike could see numbers of smokers drop, related illnesses decrease

While experts and healthcare activists said the proposal was too low and not strict enough to reduce consumption and combat trade fraud, domestic smokers argued the hike should be reviewed according to residents' average income.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Sep 19, 2014 16:05
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[Asia, Vietnam] Experts urge cigarette tax hike

Experts are seeking a much larger increase in the special consumption tax on tobacco products than that proposed by the Ministry of Finance.
Vietnam Net
added Sep 19, 2014 16:04
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