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[Canada] With glamour of smoking all but gone, why is Big Tobacco still so profitable?

Despite decades of negative factors that would likely spell the end of any other industry, international tobacco companies are raking in cash and staking their territory in the battle for market share. In Canada, smoking rates have plateaued at about 16
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:54
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Big Tobacco Blames Indians for High Taxes

The federal government refuses to account for the billions of cigarettes produced and sold by rogue manufacturers when it tallies up taxes owed by tobacco companies who play by the rules, R.J. Reynolds claims in court.
Courthouse News
added Aug 19, 2014 16:35
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RJR, Santa Fe Take on Tribe

With a lawsuit filed late last week in Washington, the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based R.J. Reynolds and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. challenged the U.S. Department of Agriculture's failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufactu
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:41
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[Europe, UK] Imperial's Cooper to Be Blu Even as E-Cigarette Sales Lag

Cooper was lauded as the surprise winner in the Reynolds/Lorillard tobacco megadeal when she agreed to buy Blu... The chief executive officer of the U.K. purveyor of Davidoff cigarettes may have more work than she bargained for, after Blu sales fell 35 pe
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 19, 2014 05:25
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Fla. Court Restores Wrongful Death Claim By Smoker's Estate ($$)

finding the plaintiff's daughter, as the estate's representative, should have been allowed to amend the original personal injury suit to add a wrongful death claim. A lower court had granted Kimberly Roden's 2009 motion to substitute for her mother, Lore
Law360
added Aug 17, 2014 23:49
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[New York] R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees

Reynolds and another firm challenge the Agriculture Department’s failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufacturers in particular. Money is at stake, and more. “Certainly, it’s a matter of significant importance,” R.J. Rey
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 15:04
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Michele Roberts, N.B.A. Union's New Leader, Confronts Gender Barriers

In the mid-1990s, while she was representing the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds, she quit smoking, friends said, as a personal demonstration that it was a voluntary act given her client’s interests.
New York Times
added Aug 16, 2014 15:00
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Restores Wrongful Death Claim For Smoker ($$)

finding the plaintiff's daughter, as the estate's representative, should have been allowed to amend the original personal injury suit to add a wrongful death claim. A lower court had granted Kimberly Roden's 2009 motion to substitute for her mother, Lore
Law360
added Aug 14, 2014 02:34
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7-Eleven first big battleground for e-cigs

The first significant fight for electronic cigarette market share between the Big 3 tobacco manufacturers features a national convenience store chain as a key battleground. MarkTen, the e-cig brand by Philip Morris USA, recently began being sold in 7-Ele
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 13:12
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[North Carolina] Lorillard sends employees memo about proposed sale to Reynolds American

Lorillard Tobacco Co. has made its initial communication to its 2,900 employees about what to expect if federal regulators approve Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion purchase of the company. The complicated deal, which involves two U.S. and two Briti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 13:10
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