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[North Carolina] VIDEO: 375 Workers To Be Laid Off From Greensboro's ITG Brands

The company says the layoffs are a direct result of a decrease in the amount of products made. ITG Brands is only producing half as many cigarettes as they once made before the merger with RAI. A spokesperson for ITG Brands, Mark Smith, says they neede
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Apr 23, 2016 20:37
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[Minnesota] Evaluating an Excise Tax on Electronic Cigarette Consumption: Early Results (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Sales increases were driven by gains for Blu e-cigarettes, then owned by Lorillard, compared to sales decreases for NJOY products. Conclusions: In Minnesota, simultaneous tax increases on cigarettes and e- cigarettes were associated with a short-term sp
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Apr 19, 2016 13:33
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LORILLARD v FDA: DOJ RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC, APR 15, 2016

Plaintiffs are cigarette manufacturers who claim that FDA should have determined that three committee members had conflicts of interest. A panel of this Court concluded that plaintiffs lack Article III standing...No further review is warranted.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 15, 2016 21:47
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USA v. MO APPEAL: APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF, Apr 14, 2016

The LTC merger, moreover, confirms RJRT’s position, because unlike the B&W Tobacco merger, it was subject to the district court’s new requirement, in the remedial order entered after the B&W Tobacco merger, that transfers of assets be accompanied by trans
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
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How Tobacco Companies Led A Devastating 50-Year Infiltration Into Black Communities

The now 22-year-old senior at George Washington University, started to research the campaigns big tobacco companies used to target black communities for his film project,“Black Lives/Black Lungs.” The film was published in March in conjunction with Truth
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:03
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[North Carolina] Reynolds continues to ride sharp uptick in Newport sales

continued to outperform its chief rivals since its acquisition of top-selling menthol brand Newport, according to Nielsen data as of March 26. Bonnie Herzog, an analyst with Wells Fargo Securities, said Wednesday that Reynolds overall had a 3.7 percent in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 7, 2016 17:56
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NFL would face uphill battle in legal clash with New York Times, experts say

"...a co-owner of the Giants, Preston R. Tisch, also partly owned a leading cigarette company, Lorillard, and was a board member of both the Tobacco Institute and the Council for Tobacco Research, two entities that played a central role in misusing scienc
Poynter Online
added Mar 31, 2016 09:01
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New York Times Response to NFL (PDF)

Your letter, in summing up the "grand total" of reported connections, inexplicably misses an essential one - the influential role that Preston R. Tisch played in the NFL... (a) Mr. Bogdanich, a named defendant, refused to sign the apology that ABC ga
Capital New York
added Mar 31, 2016 05:01
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[Florida] Appeals Court Overturns Verdict In Smoker's Death

A three-judge panel ruled in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. and ordered a new trial in the Palm Beach County case filed by Kathleen Gafney, the widow of smoker Frank Gafney.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11
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In N.F.L., Deeply Flawed Concussion Research and Ties to Big Tobacco

records show that the two businesses shared lobbyists, lawyers and consultants. Personal correspondence underscored their friendships... In 1992, amid rising concerns about concussions, Mr. Tisch — the Giants and Lorillard part owner — asked the cigarette
New York Times
added Mar 24, 2016 16:39
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