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Revised deal on court-ordered ads in tobacco lawsuit will reach more of black community

tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including media outlets that target more of the black community in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking, according to a brief filed in U.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:44
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[New York] NY federal appeals court restores European Union racketeering lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City ruled Wednesday that the European Union and 26 of its member states were within their rights to sue in U.S. courts. The lawsuit alleges that RJR directed, managed and controlled a global money-laund
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:42
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[New York] SHERWOOD: NY hospital wrongfully bans electronic cigarettes after patient catches fire

In this case however, e-cigarettes were wrongfully banned because the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. There are a lot of uncertainties about this story but some would say it is yet another attack on the electronic cigarette industry which is f
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:04
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IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Characteristics, Perceived Side Effects and Benefits of Electronic Cigarette Use: A Worldwide Survey of More than 19,000 Consumers

ECs are mostly used to avoid the harm associated with smoking. They can be effective even in highly-dependent smokers and are used as long-term substitutes for smoking. High levels of nicotine are used at initiation; subsequently, users try to reduce nico
MDPI AG (ch)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:02
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[California] SF schools seek to extinguish e-cigarette use on campuses

San Francisco school officials are working to extinguish students’ misconceptions as they become more prevalent on campuses. Middle and high school students’ use of e-cigarettes doubled between 2011 and 2012 nationally, according to the Centers for Disea
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Apr 23, 2014 09:59
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Reynolds American says it has borrowed $750 million

Reynolds American Inc. said in a regulatory filing Wednesday it has borrowed $750 million under a new credit agreement, with the funds likely being dedicated to a share repurchase program and its Master Settlement Agreement obligations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2014 09:56
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Ex-CEO returning to Reynolds

Susan Ivey Cameron is returning as Reynolds American Inc.’s top executive on May 1, succeeding her successor, Daan Delen. Cameron, 55, retired as Reynolds’ chairwoman in December 2010 and as its chief executive and president in February 2011, at which ti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2014 09:55
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[Canada] Day 228: The paper chase

The testimony of marketing professor David Soberman had been interrupted ... questions served to give his witness the opportunity to explain why the plaintiff's marketing expert, Richard Pollay, was wrong in his assessment of the intent or impact of toba
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:47
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[Ireland] Profits of tobacco smugglers are higher than court imposed fines

Criminal gangs are earning profits equal to almost a thousand times the fines imposed on smugglers by the courts, according to the tobacco industry. A report published by JTI Ireland — a leading manufacturer of cigarettes — called on the Government to s
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:38
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[Malaysia] Smoke gets in BAT’s eyes

British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT), is still in the dark on the details of the government's plan to carve-out the tobacco sector from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement... BAT corporate and legal affairs director Christine Lee Oi Kuan said
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:37
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