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[Missouri] Court: No Recovery For Deceased Kansas City Smoker's Family

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cited Missouri’s “one recovery” rule, which bars wrongful death claims if the deceased person received redress for the same wrongful conduct during his lifetime. Ken McClain, an attorney who represented Thompson in
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:49
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[Missouri] 8th Circ. Says One-Recovery Rule Dooms Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

n Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a wrongful death action brought against R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., holding that the dead man's relatives could not sue over his death because they had already brought a personal injury suit.
Law360
added Aug 7, 2014 06:18
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[Missouri] 8th Circ. Says One-Recovery Rule Dooms Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

Eighth Circuit on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a wrongful death action brought against R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., holding that the dead man's relatives could not sue over his death because they had already brought a person
Law360
added Jul 31, 2014 12:12
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Earnings Review - Altria Group Inc.

Investor-Edge.com has issued complimentary earnings review on Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO). The company was featured in the headlines on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, for reporting a 1.6% year-over-year growth in GAAP earnings per share (EPS) in the second qua
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2014 00:41
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[Philippines] Tobacco report questioned

Lawmakers have strongly criticized Philip Morris for allegedly using a meritless study to “deceive” the public and policy makers in a bid to regain control of the country’s multibillion-peso tobacco industry. “We cannot rely on questionable studies used a
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 29, 2014 08:59
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[Australia] One in five cigarettes smoked in Britain avoids UK tax as holidaymakers stock up abroad

The proportion of cigarettes used in Britain without paying UK duty leapt by more than 40 per cent in the last year, the latest findings from an annual study compiled for tobacco manufacturers claims....But studies in Australia, which introduced plain pa
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 05:03
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Altria's (MO) CEO Marty Barrington on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

composition of the TPSAC was flawed by appointment of people that had conflicts of interest....So I'm sure that we’re trying to be a constructive partner at FDA but it's important for the integrity of the system that everybody play by the rules. So I'm su
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 22, 2014 17:46
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Cigarette Maker Altria's 2Q Profit Flat

posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, also announced a new $1 billion share buyback program to be c
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2014 13:07
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Cigarette Shipment Volumes Weigh on Altria ($$)

Profit of $1.26 Billion Is Down Slightly From Year-Ago Period; Smokeless Products Remain Bright Spot
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 22, 2014 13:06
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Altria Profit Trails Estimates on Lower Cigarette Shipments

Altria Group Inc. faces the prospect of stiffer competition after Reynolds American Inc., the second-biggest cigarette maker, agreed to buy rival Lorillard Inc. for about $25 billion, bringing their Newport and Camel brands under one roof to challenge th
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 22, 2014 12:46
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