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Major movie studios’ shareholders seek response to 1,000,000 deaths

shareholder advocacy organizations announced that they were filing shareholder resolutions ... “there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.” Shareholders were concerned tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:48
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[North Carolina] Reynolds, BAT file dismissal requests on suit

Reynolds American Inc. and British American Tobacco PLC have filed separate requests for the N.C. Business Court to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block Reynolds' $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. Their requests were filed this week, along with a reque
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:11
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholder wants court to deny request

A Reynolds American Inc. shareholder is urging the N.C. Business Court to deny a request to stay discovery in a lawsuit filed in August targeting the manufacturer’s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust is s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:00
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Hearing in Reynolds merger lawsuit cancelled

A Delaware judge cancelled Friday a hearing in a lawsuit challenging the planned $27.4 billion merger of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. The complaint was filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery on a motion by plaintiffs who were seeking a prel
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 15:46
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of December 15

Willie Gary tells jurors Friday that smoker Andrew Haliburton was a victim of R.J. Reynolds’s marketing tactics, which included decades of misinformation on smoking’s dangers. Gary is representing Dorothy Haliburton, who is suing the tobacco manufacturer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 20, 2014 15:15
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Fitch: Smoke Clearing on U.S. Regulation and Tobacco Consolidation in 2015

Fitch Ratings expects stable ratings for Fitch-rated U.S.-based tobacco entities and a stable sector outlook in 2015. Fitch's view reflects relatively steady credit profiles backstopped by sustained net price realization in the traditional cigarette categ
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2014 15:13
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Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP

What the hell is happening in tiny Uruguay?...Uruguay has spent the last decade quietly defying the new transnational order of global banks, multinational corporations and supranational trade tribunals and is now in a fight for its survival as an indepen
Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:12
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British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln Flintkote settlement | Reuters

The agreement was reached by BAT's Canadian subsidiary Imperial Tobacco Canada in a litigation case which started in 2006 and related to issues dating back to 1986 and 1987.
Reuters
added Dec 19, 2014 16:22
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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Honeywell Lawsuit Takes Aim at Biometric Screenings / Employers face uncertainty over the design of wellness programs in the face of EEOC challenges in 2014 to such programs.

Employees will be penalized (or lose incentives) if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests...A $1,000 tobacco surcharge even if the employee does not participate in biometric testing for reasons other than smoking. Another $1,000 tobacco s
Workforce Management Magazine
added Dec 19, 2014 02:28
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