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[Florida] Million-Dollar Award, Plus Possible Punitives, in Tobacco Trial Over Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors Friday awarded $1 million, plus potential punitives, to a Florida widow who claimed two of the nation’s leading tobacco companies were responsible for her husband’s death following a half-century of smoking. Marchese v. Philip Morris, 2013-CV-00284
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:40

[Florida, New Mexico] Class-action suit sought against makers of American Spirit cigarettes

The complaint seeks damages on behalf of Sproule and others who “smoke American Spirits because they have been deceived by claims, labels and advertising into regarding them as safer than other cigarettes.” Descriptions such as “additive-free,” “natural”
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Oct 4, 2015 10:28

Federal study cites tobacco flavorings' appeal to minors

some anti-smoking advocates say the study’s impact is limited because it doesn’t specify which flavors are raising concerns besides menthol...Reynolds Vapor Co., maker of the top-selling U.S. e-cig brand Vuse, is testing crema, rich mint, mint and chai fl
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 3, 2015 19:45

[Europe] FISHER: Supreme Court Takes Case Accusing RJ Reynolds Of Vast Money-Laundering Scheme

For all I know the allegations are true, but this suit, in its current form, looks more like a vehicle for a hoped-for settlement than a real case. Kudos to Reynolds for fighting it.
added Oct 2, 2015 20:06

The 5 Worst Things To Do On Cross-Exam ($$)

...," said Parker, who for more than 10 years has served as lead counsel for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in...
added Oct 2, 2015 19:53

SEC FILING DETAILS / 4 Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership

Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:07

[Europe] UPDATE 1-U.S. top court to decide if EU countries can sue R.J. Reynolds over money-laundering (Adds details on case, paragraphs 4-9)

The European countries accused R.J. Reynolds of directing a decade-long scheme from the United States that involved the smuggling of illegal narcotics into Europe by Colombian and Russian crime groups, the laundering of proceeds from the sale of these dr
added Oct 2, 2015 13:47

[Europe] Reynolds Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review in Drug-Money Case

The case will test the overseas reach of a federal racketeering law that can impose heavy damage awards. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a lower court ruling that the cigarette maker says would invite a torrent of lawsuits against American companies over
Bloomberg News
added Oct 2, 2015 13:46

[Europe] FANKEL: In RJR case, Supreme Court to decide if RICO reaches abroad

Court’s answer to that question could have important consequences not just for global businesses like RJR but also for human rights plaintiffs shut out of court by the justices’ 2013 decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, which said victims of atroc
added Oct 2, 2015 13:45
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[Europe] Supreme Court to decide whether EU can bring racketeering case against US tobacco company

A federal judge threw out the claims, but a three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last year that racketeering laws can apply to crimes committed in foreign countries. The EU alleges that RJR orchestrated the scheme with the he
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 2, 2015 13:44
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