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[UK, USA] Market Report: Imperial Tobacco slips over last-gasp bid to clinch blockbuster tie-up

will this week meet with members of the Federal Trade Commission in the US, alongside management from American tobacco giants Reynolds and Lorillard. The three are hoping to convince the competition regulator to rubber-stamp the blockbuster tie-up of Rey
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:27
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[Florida] Commonwealth-Altadis tobacco company to lay off 150 workers

has notified state officials that it will lay off 150 people in Fort Lauderdale. Its brands include USA Gold, Montclair, Dutch Masters, Backwoods and Phillies. The company has 215 employees in Fort Lauderdale. Only its Premium handcrafted and handrolled
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 21, 2015 14:14
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco - Realizable Upside Post-Reynolds/Lorillard

Strong stock performance relative to comps due to lower exposure to emerging markets’ currency headwinds.... Reynolds/Lorillard deal creates an oligopoly in the US market; Imperial Tobacco to benefit from price increases and operational savings.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Mar 5, 2015 11:38
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco Loses U.S. Chief Ahead of $7.1 Billion Purchase

said the head of its U.S. business resigned after less than a year, dealing a blow to the company as it prepares to complete the $7.1 billion purchase of assets including the Blu electronic cigarette brand. Marty Orlowsky, the former chief executive offic
Bloomberg News
added Feb 26, 2015 14:43
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[Florida] Appellate court upholds $15m award to survivors of Edgewater smoker

A Florida appellate court has upheld the $15 million award to the survivors of an Edgewater woman in their lawsuit against the tobacco company, whose cigarettes they blamed for their mother's lung cancer. The First District Court of Appeal in Tallahasse
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Dec 27, 2012 16:57
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Lorillard Pursues FDA Citizen Petition to Obtain Approval of New Tobacco Products

Lorillard Tobacco Company has filed a citizen petition requesting that FDA exercise enforcement discretion to allow marketing of such products, so long as the manufacturer has submitted a report under Section 905(j) of the Tobacco Control Act at least 90
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Aug 8, 2012 18:24
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[Massachusetts] Willie EVANS, executor, [FN1] vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY. SJC (PDF)

Because the jury's award of compensatory damages, as reduced by the remittitur, adequately rests on the finding of breach of the implied warranty of merchantability, we affirm that award
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:41
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Analysts react to FTC approval of Reynolds deal

However, at least one analyst, Christopher Growe with Stifel Nicolaus, seemed incredulous that the Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 for a divestiture package little changed from what was recommended by the manufacturers in July. It also is likely Reynol
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:15
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[Florida] GRAHAM v R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Florida...may not enforce a duty, as it has through the Engle jury findings, premised on the theory that all cigarettes are inherently defective and that every cigarette sale is an inherently negligent act. So our holding is narrow indeed: it is only t
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added Apr 9, 2015 11:56
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[Massachusetts] Court Upholds $35 Million In Compensatory Damages To Smokers' Family In Wrongful Death Case Against Lorillard But Sends Much Of Case Back For Further Action

the Court found that Newport cigarettes are "defective" products. Cigarette companies have long argued that cigarettes aren't "defective" under the law because cigarettes are inherently dangerous. But this Court determined that the real question is whethe
PR Newswire
added Jun 11, 2013 23:36
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