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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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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms RJ Reynolds' Win In Smoker's Suit ($$)

The jury had determined that Juan Ojeda was addicted to cigarettes and that they caused emphysema and lung cancer, but the cigarettes were not a legal cause of his death because R.J. Reynolds had presented contradictory evidence that said Ojeda died of c
Law360
added Jul 14, 2014 12:21
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[Florida, North Carolina] Filmmaker charged with trying to extort R.J. Reynolds

Joseph Patrick Kelly is accused of threatening to release some footage he shot for Reynolds of a mock trial, unless the company donated $15,000 to a Kickstarter campaign for a horror film ... "Well, from the photos attached you can probably see some impo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2014 15:24
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[North Carolina] Parents being warned about 'new tobacco' products

Charlotte is a test market for a handful of products from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, including Camel Sticks, Strips and Orbs. The testing started in 2011.
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:41
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nothing to Smoker's Widow in Trial Against RJR, Despite Finding Cigarettes Caused Smoker's Death

Jurors this week found a Florida smoker's cancer and death were caused by R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but shut out the smoker’s widow on her claim for damages against the tobacco company. Shadd v. R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2017 13:12
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[Florida] $23B Verdict Pushes Big Tobacco To Rethink Engle Strategy ($$)

experts say the unprecedented size of the award could still nudge Big Tobacco toward settling cases in Florida. After a four-week trial, a Florida state court jury slammed the tobacco giant Friday with the largest award in any Engle tobacco case in a wro
Law360
added Jul 22, 2014 12:40
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[Florida] Fla. Court Grants New Trial In $20M RJ Reynolds Case ($$)

A Florida appeals court granted a new trial Wednesday for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which claimed it had been unable to present part of its defense in a trial that led to a $20 million award for the widow of a smoker who died of chronic obstructive pulmo
Law360
added Sep 28, 2013 17:48
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F.D.A. Warns 3 Tobacco Makers About Language Used on Labels

“The F.D.A.’s job is to ensure tobacco products are not marketed in a way that leads consumers to believe cigarettes with descriptors like ‘additive-free’ and ‘natural’ pose fewer health risks than other cigarettes, unless the claims have been scientific
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2015 21:58
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Florida Supremes Hear Back-To-Back Tobacco Cases

Reynolds came before the Florida Supreme Court Thursday in two back-to-back liability cases. Even though the cases raise different questions, they both spring from a class action suit begun in mid-nineties.
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:31
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