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[North Carolina] Odds improve for Reynolds-Lorillard merger

The odds have climbed to 90 percent for federal approval of Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc., a Wells Fargo Securities analyst said Monday. Bonnie Herzog raised her projection from 80 percent based in large part from recent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 10, 2015 11:00

[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36

[Ethiopia] National Tobacco to Maintain Monopoly Rights After Majority Share Acquisition

National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) will continue to hold its monopoly right as producer, importer and seller of tobacco products for the next 10 years. Sheba Investment Plc, co-owner with the government, has been holding over a billion Birr in payments to
Addis Fortune (et)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:54

Canada: Precedent-Setting Marlboro Decision Provides Guidance On Entitlement To Claim Profits In Trademark Infringement Cases

On March 23, 2015, the Federal Court confirmed that Imperial Tobacco is entitled to elect an accounting of Philip Morris' profits resulting from the infringement of its rights in the MARLBORO trademark in Canada. This important decision for the parties w
added Mar 26, 2015 09:34

FTC expected to approve $27B tobacco deal

The Federal Trade Commission is expected to approve Reynolds American’s $27 billion purchase of Lorillard by a vote of four to one, despite the objections of some agency staff, The Post has learned. The deal will combine the second- and third-largest cig
New York Post
added Apr 25, 2015 12:58

Is FTC About to Block Reynolds-Lorillard Merger?

While one tobacco industry analyst believes such a move is “a low probability,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff is recommending a lawsuit to block the $27-billion merger of cigarette makers Reynolds American and Lorillard, according to a report b
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:30

[Canada] VIDEO: 'Vape' shop owners defend e-cigarettes as quit-smoking aid

The owners of some Winnipeg shops that sell e-cigarette products say Health Canada should leave them alone, as they believe their products are helping people quit smoking. Health Canada says selling e-cigarettes with nicotine, or those with a health cla
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 6, 2014 12:54

[Canada] $20-Billion Quebec Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up After 3 Years Of Testimony

The plaintiffs include an estimated one million Quebecers who argue the companies are liable because they knew they were putting out a harmful product and hid the health effects of tobacco. The suit involves separate groups of plaintiffs — some who beca
Canadian Press
added Dec 13, 2014 20:59

Overview of Altria Group, Inc. and/or PM USA Tobacco-Related Litigation (PDF)

On April 22, 2014, the parties filed an amended proposed consent order and accompanying submission in the district court seeking entry of a revised agreement on the implementation details of the corrective communications remedy.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 15, 2014 10:16

[Canada] Dakota Battle for Return of $500,000 of Cigarettes Seized in Manitoba Smoke Shop Raids

The Manitoba government has seized nearly $500,000 in legal cigarettes from a Dakota smoke shop that has been raided five times by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), alleges one of the chiefs behind the shop.
Indian Country Today
added Aug 22, 2012 15:06
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