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[Florida] Engle jury awards $29 million in damages against Reynolds

Reynolds disclosed in its third-quarter report for fiscal 2016 that as of Sept. 30, it faces $196.1 million in compensatory damages and $197.4 million in punitive damages in Engle cases under appeal. Of the 56 jury verdicts listed, only seven have a lar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 27, 2016 15:18
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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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Zimbabwean Tobacco Prices Decline 16% From the Previous Year

Tobacco prices in Zimbabwe, which relies on the crop as its biggest agricultural export earner, fell 16 percent from a year earlier, according to the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 11, 2014 14:57
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Steady growth for Ethiopian tobacco sector ($$)

The tobacco market in Ethiopia is set for significant growth over the coming years, due to rising incomes and a range of measures designed to reduce the volume of contraband cigarettes being consumed in the country.
Tobacco Journal International
added Jan 3, 2013 04:53
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[UK, USA] MARKET REPORT: Shares fall in British American and Imperial Tobacco

Imperial, down 105p to 2963p, is set to pick up assets sold off in a proposed merger of US cigarette giants Reynolds and Lorillard - but traders noted reports that the deal could be blocked by regulators.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 1, 2015 19:00
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[Illinois] Cigar smokers fuming over new regulations

Pending legislation in the House and Senate would amend the act to exempt premium cigars – defined as a cigar that is “wrapped solely in tobacco leaf, contains no filter, and weighs at least 6 pounds per 1,000 count” – from FDA regulation. If the new leg
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
added Jul 15, 2012 12:51
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Report: Reynolds deal set for final FTC review

However, some analysts say it could be a negative sign that the FTC board wants or needs a higher face-to-face comfort level on the antitrust consequences because it is not normal policy at this regulatory stage. The newspaper cited sources familiar with
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 31, 2015 09:29
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Canada’s big tobacco firms say Quebec lawsuit oversteps Parliament

are accusing the plaintiffs in a landmark class-action lawsuit of attempting to use the courts to do what Parliament doesn’t dare: ban the sale of cigarettes...cigarettes have at least one use – to give smokers pleasure – and Quebec Superior Court cannot
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:20
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[Florida] Vector Group Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Engle progeny cases remained a primary focus of our litigation activity, with 4,523 cases currently pending in both federal and state court. Although we and the other industry defendants continue to believe that the Engle process is materially flawed
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 13, 2013 04:14
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean cigarettes, milk powder and marijuana? Look no further than Taobao

the totalitarian country’s capital also gives its name to a brand of cigarettes manufactured by the Pyongyang Paeksan Tobacco, a joint venture formed by Chinese and North Korean interests. Paeksan brand cigarettes will cost you about 45 yuan per carton o
South China Morning Post
added Apr 15, 2013 07:24
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