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[Florida] "Stubborn" Soldier Was Responsible for His Own Smoking, Defense Says as Trial Opens Over Lung Cancer Death

A former military man described as hard-headed, stubborn, and having a short fuse, was completely responsible for his own smoking and could not have been dissuaded from his 3-pack-a-day habit, the defense claimed in opening statements last week in the tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:21

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $29M Verdict In Smoking Death Trial ($$)

A Florida jury slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $20 million in punitive damages Tuesday in a trial over the lung disease death of a sailor's chain-smoking wife, adding to an $8.8 million compensatory verdict awarded a day earlier and amounting to fa
added Oct 26, 2016 14:22

[Florida] RJR Owes $6M For Cuban Immigrant's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a chain-smoking Cuban dissident who died of laryngeal cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to find that R.J. Reynolds owes them $6 million for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of smoking from him until he was hopelessly addict
added Oct 26, 2016 14:21

Organic cigarette? Suit against Natural American Spirit involves 69 plaintiffs from 12 states

The complaint “asserts unjust enrichment claims under those states’ laws and asserts breach of express warranty claims on behalf of a national class of Natural American Spirit menthol purchasers. The complaint seeks class certification, payment for class
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 26, 2016 14:00

[Florida] Camel Cigarettes maker slammed with $29M verdict for chainsmoker death

Konzelman’s suit claimed he and his wife had the right to grow old together, and that his wife would’ve lived a fuller and healthier life had it not been for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s supposed failure to notify smokers of the dangers that come with the
Vanguard Daily (au)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:51

Big Tobacco's Latest M&A Push Is Fueled by Vaping Growth: Chart

in a $47 billion deal -- a transaction that would give BAT U.S. leadership in the booming category. Meanwhile, regular cigarette sales volumes continue to decline.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 26, 2016 13:30

[Europe, UK] Is Imperial Brands plc in play after British American Tobacco plc’s bid for Reynolds?

as one of the smallest players in the tobacco space, Imperial Brands appears ripe for the picking by a larger peer. Indeed, the company is less than half the size of London-listed peer British American Tobacco and compared to cigarette behemoth Philip Mo
Motley Fool UK
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29
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[North Dakota] Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual

But the chairman of North Dakotans Against the 400% Tax Increase, which includes as partners tobacco companies Altria Group and R.J. Reynolds, said the measure doesn't explain how revenue would be spent. "Writing a $70 million blank check to a group suc
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28

A BAT deal with Reynolds adds to Big Tobacco's e-cig advantage

Reynolds' Vuse e-cigarette is the top selling vapor product in U.S. chain stores tracked by Nielsen. Its "heat-not-burn" product Eclipse is only available in limited distribution and not separately reported by the company. BAT, which sells e-cigarettes
added Oct 26, 2016 03:40

[Florida] Kelley/Uustal Obtains $20M in Punitive Damages in Big Tobacco Case

The attorneys argued that R.J. Reynolds’ alleged decades-long concealment of the dangers of smoking contributed to the death of the plaintiff’s wife, Elaine Konzelman, from COPD. According to court documents, Mrs. Konzelman developed the fatal respirator
PR Web
added Oct 26, 2016 03:13
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