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ITG Brands Sues RJ Reynolds In Chancery Over $7B Cig Deal ($$)

launched a lawsuit in the Delaware Chancery Court aimed at halting an action R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. filed in Florida connected to its $7 billion sale of four well-known cigarette brands, arguing any claims from that deal belong in the...
Law360
added Feb 22, 2017 17:20
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: N.C. Appeals Court denies BAT appeal on shareholder lawsuit

The state Court of Appeals has denied an appeal by British American Tobacco Plc involving a N.C. Business Court decision related to shareholder lawsuit claims against Reynolds American Inc. and its board of directors. The decision was reached Feb. 2
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2017 19:41
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[North Carolina] N.C. Appeals Court rules BAT had fiduciary duty in Reynolds-Lorillard deal

The state Court of Appeals has affirmed an N.C. Business Court decision to dismiss shareholder lawsuit claims against Reynolds American Inc. and its board of directors. However, the court kept alive Tuesday a series of claims against British American To
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 24, 2016 14:17
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cigarette Class Action Suit Stymied by Federal Law

The judge ruled federal law superceded state regulations citing the [FDA]’s rule making e-cigarettes subject to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act....tobacco products only need to carry a warning regarding the addictive properties of ni
National Law Review
added Nov 16, 2016 18:24
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[North Carolina] Imperial Brands says expanded U.S. operations met expectations in first year

Imperial Brands Plc’s risky expansion in the U.S. market met revenue and market share expectations in its first year, the British tobacco manufacturer said Tuesday. Imperial reported more than doubling both its U.S. revenue to $1.83 billion and its U.S.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 22:25
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[California, Illinois, New York] In re Fontem US, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litig. Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint (PDF)

The FDA has stated that the heading was implemented “in order to clarify that part 1143 is not intended to prevent tobacco product manufacturers from including truthful, non-misleading warnings on their products’ packaging or advertisements voluntarily
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 2, 2016 19:52
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Makers Get Stricter-Warning Label Suit Dismissed ($$)

finding all but one of the state law claims preempted by recent [FDA] guidance. A group of five consumers hailing from California, Illinois and New York accused Lorillard Tobacco Co., Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others...BLU
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:25
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Engle Fee Fight Returned To State Court ($$)

judge on Monday remanded back to state court Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s fee dispute with other plaintiffs firms over a $100 million deal to end hundreds of Engle progeny cases, saying the lawsuit’s relationship to the settlement isn’t strong
Law360
added Sep 27, 2016 17:59
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ARCHIVE: GLANTZ: Surprise! Lorillard Tobacco publishes two papers finding e-cigs pose no hazard

It is also concerning that the IJREPH used Konstantinos Farsalinos, a person with a long history of funding from e-cigarette companies, as the external editor for both papers.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:51
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[New Jersey] NJ High Court Won't Review Axed Tax Rule In Lorillard Row ($$)

New Jersey’s top court has refused to hear the state tax authority's appeal to revive an accounting method that leads to a higher corporate business tax, marking the latest win for a trademark and trade name licensing subsidiary of Lorillard Tobacco Co.
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:02
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