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Judge: FDA can’t use tobacco panel menthol report

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA’s ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washin
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2014 13:18
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[Florida, North Carolina] ENC Reacts To $23.6 Billion Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

what do people here in Eastern Carolina think about the big verdict? Denise Eaton told us, "That's a lot of money. Yeah, I think that's too much." Mohamed Saleh also said, "That's too much money for someone to give. There's a lot of people starving arou
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:13
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Reynolds American's merger and a massive fine could snare tobacco muni bonds

A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
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[Florida] $24 billion tobacco verdict: One down, 5130 to go

Nearly seventy such cases against the company have been tried, according to documents the company filed this spring with federal regulators. Reynolds has been ordered to pay victims $232 million, but most cases are tied up in appeal, so the company has o
CNN/Money
added Jul 22, 2014 12:42
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[Florida] $23B Verdict Pushes Big Tobacco To Rethink Engle Strategy ($$)

experts say the unprecedented size of the award could still nudge Big Tobacco toward settling cases in Florida. After a four-week trial, a Florida state court jury slammed the tobacco giant Friday with the largest award in any Engle tobacco case in a wro
Law360
added Jul 22, 2014 12:40
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UPDATE 2-US judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

Richard Leon ordered the FDA reconstitute the committee and barred the agency from using the panel's findings...Leon has sided with the tobacco companies in the past. In February 2012, he struck down the FDA's requirement that cigarette packaging carry la
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2014 11:45
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Tobacco stocks fall after $23bn Reynolds ruling

Big tobacco stocks stumbled yesterday as investors expressed caution in the aftermath of the $23.6bn (£13.8bn) damages award levelled against Reynolds American by a US judge on Saturday.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:59
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[Florida] VIDEO: Widow awarded 23b in lawsuit against cigarette maker

The Washington Post
added Jul 21, 2014 23:24
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Judge says FDA can't use advisory panel's 2011 report on menthol cigarettes, citing conflicts

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA's ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washin
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jul 21, 2014 23:21
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Tobacco stocks burned by $23.6 billion judgment

Investors dropped other tobacco stocks, too, though the declines were not as steep as Reynolds'. Shares of Altria Group slipped about 2%. Philip Morris fell about 1% and Lorillard dropped nearly 3%.
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 21, 2014 13:21
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