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[North Carolina] Editorial: E-cigarette liquids: Bill on child-resistant packaging good idea

The sponsors say the bill is endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. The bill would enforce measures e-cigarette groups are already embracing. And it would help protect public health from bootleggers of e-cigarette-related products.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2015 09:33
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FTC expected to approve $27B tobacco deal

The Federal Trade Commission is expected to approve Reynolds American’s $27 billion purchase of Lorillard by a vote of four to one, despite the objections of some agency staff, The Post has learned. The deal will combine the second- and third-largest cig
New York Post
added Apr 25, 2015 12:58
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ITG Brands Executive Team Appointed

ITG Brands, LLC, the wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, has announced the appointment of executive team members following the expected completion of transactions, which remain subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing
Business Wire
added Apr 24, 2015 13:26
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco makes changes in advance of Reynolds deal

The U.S. subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc announced additional members of its eight-member management team Friday as it prepares for potential federal approval of Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion deal for Lorillard Inc. Analysts and indust
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 13:26
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[North Carolina] Bill calling for child-resistant packaging advances

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would mandate child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic-cigarette vaporizers. Senate Bill 286 will now go to the House for consideration. Its primary sponsors are Sens.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 13:25
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[Florida] Tobacco Makers Cleared in $14 Million Wrongful Death Suit

Jurors found that, although Phyllis Frazier was addicted to nicotine, her addiction was not the legal cause of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the string of health problems that turned fatal....suit brought by Tina Russo, Frazier’s daughter
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:18
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[North Carolina] Rules on child-resistant packaging for e-cigarette liquids advance

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also is spiking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:28
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[Florida] Jury holds Reynolds liable for $25 million

A Florida jury voted Tuesday to make R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for $25 million in punitive damages in a case involving Thomas and Bettye Ryan. The amount was $3.5 million requested by the plaintiffs.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:26
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[Connecticut] ARCHIVE: IZZARELLI v. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY United States Court of Appeals,Second Circuit.

Whether Comment i precludes claims...against cigarette manufacturers absent evidence of contamination or adulteration has not been decided in Connecticut.... We therefore think it prudent to certify this question to the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Findlaw
added Apr 22, 2015 22:28
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Supreme Court Argument In Norwich Smoker’s $28-M Lawsuit

Tobacco company lawyers went before the state Supreme Court today, to fight a $28-million judgement against them in a lawsuit brought by a former Norwich smoker. RJ Reynolds attorney Theodore Grossman argued that smokers knew the risks of their activity,
CBS Connecticut
added Apr 22, 2015 22:22
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