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FORM 10-Q / QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2014

Various legal proceedings or claims, including litigation claiming that cancer and other diseases, as well as addiction, have resulted from the use of, or exposure to, RAI’s operating subsidiaries’ products, are pending or may be instituted against RJR T
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:21
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[Canada] Safeway, London Drugs and other pharmacy chains threaten legal action if cigarette sales banned

Top executives for some of the biggest pharmaceutical retailers in B.C. are threatening legal action against the College of Pharmacists of B.C. if it tries to prohibit sales of tobacco products in such stores as London Drugs and Safeway. The threat is in
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:55
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 13

Philip Gerson, representing plaintiff Tina Russo, speaks during pre-trial motions of Russo v. Philip Morris. Retrial of the case is underway while the Florida Supreme Court weighs an appeal from the first trial regarding the state’s law of repose.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:41
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[Canada] Day 243: Guy Pratte presents Japan Tobacco's defence

Mr. Pratte opened what will be a four-day presentation of a 1,000 page written argument with a litany of insults that had been levied against his client during the trial. Tobacco companies had been called "murderers" and "parasites," he recalled, and the
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:05
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate, two years later…

Former European Commissioner John Dalli is still determined to piece together the circumstances which – he claims – brought Big Tobacco together with Maltese collaborators to remove him and spike strict anti-smoking laws.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:54
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] CBZ drags Mliswa to court

CBZ Bank Limited has taken Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Cde Temba Mliswa to court over a $2,7 million debt emanating from loans advanced to the politician’s tobacco company to buy the crop in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:49
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay] Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU...critics have been particularly vocal about fears US healthcare companies now running parts of the NHS
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:36
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[Australia] Trans-Pacific Partnership piles up challenges for democracy

. In this Free Trade Scorecard series, we review Australian trade policy over the years ... Public health advocates lobbied for a TPP exemption for tobacco products to enable more regulation, which the tobacco industry fiercely opposes. The Malaysian gove
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 20, 2014 15:30
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[Florida] Ruling won’t snuff out tobacco suits, lawyer says

“Their defense is that anything, even moon dust, causes these illnesses — anything but cigarettes,” said attorney James Gustafson Jr. “The law allows them to bring those defenses, and I’ll gladly hear the argument that alcohol causes lung cancer.”
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Oct 20, 2014 04:28
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[California] ARCHIVE: Glendale appointments spark fireworks

Gallegos, an anti-smoking advocate, said he wasn't surprised by the nomination but feared that it may impact no-smoking rules in the city's parks. "These are the ties that bind," said Gallegos, who is suing Najarian and Glendale Adventist Medical Center,
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:39
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