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Apologies are over, Big Tobacco looks ready for M&A

British American Tobacco will soon be free to build on its 42 percent stake in Reynolds American Inc. But bankers say British American could also take interest in U.K. rival Imperial Tobacco Group if it can overcome antitrust hurdles in Europe. CNBC's Jo
added Jan 24, 2014 20:22

KELLY: Coca-Cola, Big Tobacco, and Why the Personal Responsibility of the Consumer Should Not Be Allowed to Excuse Corporate Malfeasance

Sent by Brown & Williamson employee Merrell Williams, the picture the documents painted of the tobacco industry was devastating . . . Assisted by lobbyists, paid for politicians, and talk radio, tobacco companies drew a new picture where greedy trial lawy
The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog)
added Jan 19, 2013 22:20

Tobacco Industry Executive Dunham Dies

Was with Brown & Williamson before founding e-vapor company
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:49

Paralegal who blew whistle on Big Tobacco dies at 72

Moore said in an email. "We got on a plane and took those documents to Congress and the FDA." "The three big lies — cigarettes don't cause cancer, nicotine is not addictive and we don't market to kids — were all refuted by the B&W documents Merrell obtain
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2013 23:21

ORDER #55-Remand denying the Motion for Relief From Certain Provisions of Order #1015.

Defendants have no other avenue for reconsideration — at this late date — of overturning the Court’s injunction ordering B&W Tobacco to air one television spot per week of the corrective action statements. In short, RJR’s attempt to turn its merits argume
Tobacco On Trial
added May 29, 2015 01:02


from Order #55-Remand of this Court, denying Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Motion for Relief from Provisions of Order #1015 that Require Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation to Publish Corrective Statements on Television
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 06:26

Reynolds agrees to $15M resolution in Mississippi dispute

The two disputes involve what Jim Hood, Mississippi’s attorney general, called an underreporting of cigarette shipments by Brown & Williamson, through a partnership with Star Tobacco, and by R.J. Reynolds. “The original settlement requires Brown & Willia
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 23, 2015 17:52

[Missouri] Summary of SC92961, Lincoln Smith, et al. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation (PDF)

Court en banc holds: Because the court of appeals’ mandate in the first appeal did not address any issues concerning what evidence could be presented at the retrial of punitive damages, and because the circuit court did not err in overruling either the Sm
The Missouri Judiciary
added Sep 11, 2013 21:27

Why can’t we tell the truth about climate change?

The tobacco industry provides a powerful example of how business interests can stifle discussion in the pursuit of a particular business model. In 1996, the vice-president of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, Jeffrey Wigand, appeared on national te
Index on Censorship [Sage Journals]
added Jul 4, 2013 23:16

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Attacks John Boehner in New Book / Bob Ney, who was imprisoned for his role in the Jack Abramoff scandal, has some scores to settle.

“He was a chain-smoking, relentless wine drinker who was more interested in the high life--golf, women, cigarettes ... his ties with a tobacco company were so tight that lawmakers could get free cigarettes from Boehner’s office
National Journal
added Mar 6, 2013 07:20
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