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In Myanmar, laws exist to protect the population from the effects of secondhand smoke but fines are weak and the laws have not been enforced. However, there is evidence that awareness of the issue is growing and senior officials within the Ministry of H
Jul 21, 2014 Myanmar Times (mm)
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Local bars are being encouraged to tell patrons to put their butts out this week. The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living is promoting "Smoke-Free Week" in New Orleans through Friday.
Jul 21, 2014 WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
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Investors dropped other tobacco stocks, too, though the declines were not as steep as Reynolds'. Shares of Altria Group slipped about 2%. Philip Morris fell about 1% and Lorillard dropped nearly 3%.
Jul 21, 2014 KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
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The lead lawyer behind Friday’s outsized verdict is Willie Gary of Gary, Williams, Parenti, & Watson, the Florida plaintiffs lawyer known for his extravagant style and his private Boeing 737, “Wings of Justice II.” “We hope that this verdict will send a
Jul 20, 2014 Law.com
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Meanwhile, Reynolds, the No. 2 manufacturer, agreed this month to buy Lorillard (LO), the No. 3 competitor, for $25 billion. The savvy financial engineers behind that deal clearly see at least a short- and medium-term future of profitability in cigarette
Jul 20, 2014 Business Week/Bloomberg
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Stifel analyst Christopher Growe said that the verdict appears to "complicate" the Reynolds acquisition of Lorillard in the short-term during the appellate process. Speaking on the acquisition, Morgan Stanley analyst David Adelman said Reynolds only gen
Jul 21, 2014 Benzinga.com
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the case shows the industry that the public continues to find it responsible for smoking-related illnesses and deaths, the experts said. Reynolds shares were down 2.8% in premarket trade, making them the second-worst performer among S&P 500 stocks.
Jul 21, 2014 CBS MarketWatch
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* The cigarette industry is slowly declining, but the super-low cost of manufacturing cigarettes enables sustainably high ROICs across the industry and the customer base is extremely 'loyal.'.
Jul 21, 2014 Seeking Alpha blog network
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Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Enrique Ona said the Philippines is the latest developing country to follow other nations in requiring pictorial health warnings. "We now join the group of Brazil, Singapore and Indonesia that have implemented simila
Jul 21, 2014 Philippine Star (ph)
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PATRICK REYNOLDS: This huge judgment is almost certainly going to be reduced during the appeals process. SANDERS: Patrick Reynolds runs the anti-smoking group, tobaccofree.org. He's actually the grandson of R.J. Reynolds. Patrick Reynolds says the averag
Jul 21, 2014 National Public Radio (NPR)
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