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[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01
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Regulators Asked To Probe CVS' Tobacco-Free Network ($$)

it's worried the pharmacy's stated desire to wean customers off cigarettes is a “smokescreen” to impose higher costs on those who fill prescriptions at rival pharmacies. The American Antitrust Institute requested the U.S. Federal Trade Commission “carefu
Law360
added Nov 11, 2014 10:43
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Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era

Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e-cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long-term decline in cigarette sales.
NASDAQ
added Aug 4, 2014 11:26
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SAPORITO: Tobacco Mergers Are Creating a More Efficient Killing Machine

In its merger document, Reynolds says the deal would produce $800 million in cost savings...Expect the FTC to stick to the economics, which will be great for the tobacco companies, and their investors. The customers are on their own.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 16, 2014 21:52
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VIDEO: Imperial Tobacco Seen As `FTC White Knight'

Chris Wickham, an analyst at Oriel Securities, talks about a possible purchase of Lorillard Inc. by Reynolds American Inc, the producer of Camel cigarettes
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 16, 2014 21:23
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[Illinois] $10B Philip Morris Ruling Set To Spark Tobacco Suit Revival ($$)

clears a path for a new wave of litigation against the tobacco industry over its use of the terms "light" and "low tar" in advertisements, proving recent evidence that the Federal Trade Commission never explicitly authorized the use of the terms can carry
Law360
added Apr 30, 2014 22:58
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[Illinois] SHARON PRICE and MICHAEL FRUTH, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated v. PHILIP MORRIS, INCORPORATED, Defendant-Appellee (PDF)

Although it is true that the court may well have reversed the judgment on other grounds, it would not have done so without considering the merits of those issues. We find that granting relief from judgment has the effect of reinstating the proceedings wit
Illinois Courts
added Apr 30, 2014 11:25
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[Illinois] Korein Tillery Wins Appellate Victory That Reinstates Historic $10.1 Billion Verdict Against Cigarette-Maker Philip Morris

In December, 2008, Korein Tillery sought to re-open the case based on a decision by the United States Supreme Court where the FTC submitted, and the Court relied on, evidence showing that the FTC never authorized Philip Morris’s use of the disputed terms.
PR Web
added Apr 30, 2014 11:14
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[Illinois] Philip Morris Light-Tobacco Case’s $10.1 Billion Award Alive

A three-judge panel yesterday reinstated the 2003 verdict, agreeing with plaintiffs’ lawyer Stephen Tillery that new evidence ... in 2008, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it had never addressed the use of those terms and rescinded its 1966 guidanc
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 30, 2014 11:02
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Legislators Pressure the FTC and FDA to Regulate E-Cigarette Advertising and Marketing

On April 7, 2014, legislators from California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa and Massachusetts wrote joint letters to the head of the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”). The legislators’ letters urged the
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 28, 2014 19:20
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