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[North Carolina] Electronic cigarettes: 'important new niche category'

The electronic-cigarette craze has shifted from "fad" to "here to stay," according to a prominent tobacco industry analyst. As a result, Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog expects it's just a matter of time before R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. begi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2012 12:33
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Stubs $79M RJR Lung Cancer Verdict ($$)

Law360
added Apr 11, 2012 00:00
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[North Carolina] Reynolds pursues another restart with revamped heat-not-burn cigarette Eclipse

“Our application is for an improved version of Eclipse based on the grandfathered version of the product,” Reynolds spokesman David Howard said. Howard said the improvements target the “sensory characteristics and ease of lighting” Eclipse cigarettes.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $35M Jury Award For Smoker's Kin

against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Wednesday despite finding that a trial court should not have allowed a jury instruction requested by a lawyer for a smoker's family. Florida's First District Court of Appeal said the trial court should not have allowe
Law360
added Oct 12, 2017 00:42
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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[Florida] Liability Doesn't Have To Mean Punitive Damages Too ($$)

While under normal circumstances these statistics — 29 losses in 40 trials and 20 punitive damages findings — might appear grim... RJR’s ability to defeat punitive damages even after it has been found liable also underscores the importance and value of a
Law360
added Aug 24, 2017 03:22
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Urges Fla. Court To Reverse $35M Jury Award ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Wednesday to order a new trial in a smoker's suit that resulted in a nearly $35 million jury verdict, arguing that the trial court impermissibly allowed the family of the smoker to attack the company for defending itself in c
Law360
added May 11, 2017 02:24
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Big Tobacco’s boom time as cigarette revenue soars

Investors are also cheering...The industry sells 5.5 trillion cigarettes each year to the world’s one billion smokers. In many ways, the US has become attractive again as opportunities around the rest of the globe wane.
The Australian (au)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:29
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Cast Doubt On Dangers Of Smoking, Jury Told ($$)

A World War II hero who died of lung disease never knew how bad smoking was for him because R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies sowed doubt around many scientific findings about the dangers of cigarettes, his family's lawyer told a Florida jury Tues
Law360
added Feb 8, 2017 03:06
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[UK] Could British American Tobacco plc or Imperial Brands plc dominate a new $45bn cannabis industry?

If the deal goes ahead, both Imperial and British American would have the existing infrastructure and scale to dominate the US industry. The companies even have transferable vaping technology from e-cigs.
Motley Fool UK
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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