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Sick Ex-Smoker Blames R.J. Reynolds 'Propaganda' ($$)

saying in opening arguments Monday that tobacco companies' decades-long "propaganda" campaign fooled him into believing smoking wasn't dangerous. During opening arguments in Broward County, Florida, the attorney for plaintiff Thomas Ryan, Gary Paige of Go
Law360
added Mar 31, 2015 14:17
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[North Carolina] 10 to Watch: Martin Orlowsky

Martin Orlowsky knows the tobacco industry extremely well, having previously served as chairman, president and CEO of Greensboro-based Lorillard Inc. He left Lorillard in 2010, replaced by Murray Kessler.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 31, 2015 09:37
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Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

A final vote by the commission could come as soon as this week, people familiar with the review said. The FTC is made up of three Democrats and two Republicans. A majority has to agree on a course of action. FTC staffers have spent months examining Reyn
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:34
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FTC Turns Up Scrutiny on Reynolds-Lorillard Deal With Questions on Imperial

Antitrust enforcers are asking detailed questions about business plans and leadership of a third company scheduled to play a key role in Reynolds American Inc.’s proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard Inc., underscoring the agency’s wariness
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:33
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Report: Reynolds deal set for final FTC review

However, some analysts say it could be a negative sign that the FTC board wants or needs a higher face-to-face comfort level on the antitrust consequences because it is not normal policy at this regulatory stage. The newspaper cited sources familiar with
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 31, 2015 09:29
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[UK, USA] Market Report: Imperial Tobacco slips over last-gasp bid to clinch blockbuster tie-up

will this week meet with members of the Federal Trade Commission in the US, alongside management from American tobacco giants Reynolds and Lorillard. The three are hoping to convince the competition regulator to rubber-stamp the blockbuster tie-up of Rey
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:27
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Lorillard (LO) Stock Lower Today as FTC Seeks to Block Reynolds American Merger

Shares of Lorillard (LO - Get Report) are down by 2.12% to $65.01 in pre-market trading on Tuesday morning, as the New York Post reports that the Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the cigarette maker
thestreet.com
added Mar 31, 2015 09:26
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[New York] FTC recommends lawsuit to block $27B cigarette merger

The Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the second- and third-biggest cigarette makers, Reynolds American and Lorillard, a well-placed DC source not working on the case said. The five FTC commissioners
New York Post
added Mar 31, 2015 09:24
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[North Carolina] Report: Reynolds, Lorillard deal set for final FTC review

A pivotal, possibly final, meeting between Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. officials and federal regulators may take place this week, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The meeting with Federal Trade Commission members could be the last s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 30, 2015 21:15
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[Florida] Jury Awards $13M to Widow in Smoker Case

"Paul Pollari tried to quit many times and switched to light cigarettes, which he mistakenly believed were safer," McPharlin said. "He never knew all the things tobacco companies were doing to make cigarettes more addictive."
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59
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