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Vaping: Big Tobacco's Big Gamble on the Future

Whether it’s through their legions of lobbyists arguing for new rules and regulations or via a crack team of engineers working on a new, innovative e-cigarette product the world can’t do without, Big Tobacco knows nicotine consumption stands on the precip
Newsweek
added Apr 24, 2016 23:45
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[North Carolina] ITG Brands confirms plans to cut 375 workers, one-third of production staff

The plant’s 1,100 legacy Lorillard Inc.’s 1,100 production workers have been preparing for such a blow ever since rumors surfaced in March 2014 about Reynolds American Inc. buying their company to acquire Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2016 22:47
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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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[New York] Rozema v. U.S. Depart. of Health, 5:14-CV-0495

menthol is not an HPHC as defined by FDA....any information that TPMs report to FDA...which also constitutes trade secret and/or commercial or financial information under FOIA Exemption 4..."shall be considered confidential and shall not be disclosed[.]"
New York Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2016 16:55
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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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