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RAI: Strong key-brands performance delivers 2Q13 profit growth; Company reaffirms full-year EPS guidance (PDF)

 Adjusted EPS: Second quarter at $0.84, up 6.3 percent from prior-year quarter; first half at $1.56, up 10.6 percent o Excludes one-time benefit from Non-Participating Manufacturer (NPM) partial settlement, and charges for Engle progeny lawsuits and ot
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:30
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[Florida] Commonwealth-Altadis tobacco company to lay off 150 workers

has notified state officials that it will lay off 150 people in Fort Lauderdale. Its brands include USA Gold, Montclair, Dutch Masters, Backwoods and Phillies. The company has 215 employees in Fort Lauderdale. Only its Premium handcrafted and handrolled
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 21, 2015 14:14
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Analysts react to FTC approval of Reynolds deal

However, at least one analyst, Christopher Growe with Stifel Nicolaus, seemed incredulous that the Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 for a divestiture package little changed from what was recommended by the manufacturers in July. It also is likely Reynol
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:15
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[Florida] GRAHAM v R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Florida...may not enforce a duty, as it has through the Engle jury findings, premised on the theory that all cigarettes are inherently defective and that every cigarette sale is an inherently negligent act. So our holding is narrow indeed: it is only t
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added Apr 9, 2015 11:56
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Says Using Engle Findings Violates Federal Law

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Thursday argued before the Eleventh Circuit that Engle progeny plaintiffs cannot rely on the findings of that landmark suit to establish their strict liability and negligence claims against the tobacco co
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 12:48
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 20

Russo v. Philip Morris After more than six days of voir dire, Judge Abby Cynamon declared a mistrial Wednesday ... Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds Helen Taylor’s addiction to smoking led to the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to an expert on t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 25, 2014 21:31
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[Florida] Holy Smokes! Fla. Jury Socks RJR With $23.6 Billion Verdict ($$)

The lead lawyer behind Friday’s outsized verdict is Willie Gary of Gary, Williams, Parenti, & Watson, the Florida plaintiffs lawyer known for his extravagant style and his private Boeing 737, “Wings of Justice II.” “We hope that this verdict will send a
Law.com
added Jul 21, 2014 13:20
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[Florida] Reynolds hit with $23.6bn damages bill

Last week UK-based Imperial Tobacco bought a handful of cigarette brands from US tobacco company Lorillard – which was in turn sold to Reynolds American, in the same deal – but only on the condition that Imperial was given indemnity from any lawsuits rel
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 20, 2014 13:18
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Reynolds American Inc. in 2012: “Progress” in tobacco litigation is alleged five weeks after U.S. Supreme Court leaves the company with “massive liability…with no end in sight.”

Three key issues were taken up at the 2012 Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Annual Shareholders Meeting in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on May 3rd.
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 29, 2012 14:08
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[Florida] Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Smoking Cigarettes?

Mr. Gary later stated, “this jury sent a message and gave 23.6 billion reasons why you can’t lie to consumers.” Jeffery Raborn... said the latest verdict of $23.6 billion was “far beyond the realm of reasonableness and fairness.” Mr. Raborn said the com
Law.com
added Jan 28, 2015 11:35
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