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Big Tobacco Loses Legal Challenge To FDA Report On Menthol Cigarettes

a panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, overturned that lower court ruling because it found the tobacco companies lacked standing to even bring the case in the first place.
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jan 15, 2016 23:02

Big tobacco dealt major defeat in court

The nation’s second most powerful court dealt a blow to big tobacco Friday, siding with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the battle over regulating menthol cigarettes. Tobacco companies challenged a FDA advisory report that says there is evide
The Hill
added Jan 15, 2016 19:19

Competition Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

shepherding Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion tie-up with Lorillard Inc. through its own rough regulatory waters, Jones Day’s competition team has earned a place on Law360's list of...
added Jan 12, 2016 01:02

[North Carolina] 2015 was a transformational year for Reynolds American

In June, the company (NYSE: RAI) finalized its highly anticipated $27.4 billion merger with Greensboro rival Lorillard, a move that significantly changed the tobacco industry. Pall Mall cigarettes, a R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. brand, will remain in the p
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 11, 2015 18:49

NJ Court Upholds Business Tax Win For Lorillard IP Unit ($$)

backed a tax court win for a trademark and trade name licensing subsidiary of Lorillard Tobacco Co., agreeing that a rule that would have allowed the state to collect more under its corporate business tax did not apply....
added Dec 6, 2015 01:44

Reynolds, BAT finalize vapor tech sharing agreement

The agreement with Nicoventures Holdings Ltd. likely played a role in BAT’s decision to provide Reynolds with $4.7 billion to keep the ownership stake at 42 percent following the completion of Reynolds’ $29.25 billion megadeal for Lorillard Inc. Legacy L
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 2, 2015 07:34

Racial Politics Flavor Debate Over Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress...Banning menthol would be politically difficult...African American politicians and organizations have been lar
added Nov 17, 2015 17:03

This is a 'golden age' for tobacco investors

"We continue to refer to this period of time as 'The Golden Age,' given the robust growth dynamic currently in place and we believe we could see upside to earnings during this period of volume growth even in relation to our strong current growth estimate
Business Insider
added Oct 17, 2015 12:54

[North Carolina] Reynolds, trust expand partial settlement deal

A shareholder trust and Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors are requesting approval for a partial settlement agreement in a lawsuit that attempted to block Reynolds’ $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 7, 2015 13:25

[North Carolina] Shareholder trust appeals ruling on Reynolds-Lorillard deal

A trust that tried to block Reynolds American Inc.’s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. is appealing the dismissal of its lawsuit...non-BAT shareholders of Reynolds stock may be shortchanged related to potential international revenue streams from i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2015 16:01
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