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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court issues second Engle ruling against Reynolds

In the 2004 lawsuit involving Pamela Ciccone, the justice ruled Thursday that a plaintiff and/or their family don’t have to prove a medical condition diagnosis was made before Nov. 21, 1996 — the deadline date set by the court for filing Engle cases — to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 26, 2016 17:09
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Bias Tolling Won't 'Flood' Courts, EEOC Tells 11th Circ. ($$)

Equal Opportunity Employment Commission urged the Eleventh Circuit on Friday to let stand its revival of an age discrimination suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and recruiter Pinstripe Inc., saying that allowing the applicants to extend the limitatio
Law360
added Mar 26, 2016 17:14
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[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
Vice.com
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32
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[Florida] Appeals Court Overturns Verdict In Smoker's Death

A three-judge panel ruled in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. and ordered a new trial in the Palm Beach County case filed by Kathleen Gafney, the widow of smoker Frank Gafney.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11
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[Florida] Supreme Court deals another blow to tobacco industry

For the second week in a row, Florida Supreme Court justices have ruled against the tobacco industry's attempts to fend off costly lawsuits about illnesses and deaths linked to smoking. Justices, in a 5-2 ruling Thursday, rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco C
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 03:45
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[Florida] $5.8 mln Engle verdict tossed over counsel's closing remarks

A Florida appeals court has reversed a $5.8 million verdict for a woman suing over her husband's smoking-related death, finding that her lawyers had made a series of improper comments during closing arguments.
Reuters
added Mar 24, 2016 08:46
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SEC FILINGS DETAILS / DEF 14A / Proxy Statement (definitive)

Dear Fellow Shareholder: You are cordially invited to attend the 2016 annual meeting of shareholders of Reynolds American Inc. The meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in the Reynolds American
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 23, 2016 22:28
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DEFA14A Additional Proxy Soliciting Materials (definitive)

The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST:... 7. Shareholder Proposal on Mediation of Alleged Human Rights Violations
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 23, 2016 22:27
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Is Reynolds Helping Cigarette Smuggling Across Europe?

Ironically, however, Reynolds, which is now being accused of smuggling, set up a website www.thenewtobaccoroad.com, way back in 2014 showing how cigarettes are smuggled from lower-tax states to higher-tax ones in the Northeast via I-95. The initiative wa
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Mar 23, 2016 21:09
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. DIANNE WEBB, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES CAYCE HORNER: Opinion filed March 21, 2016.

the trial court erred in ruling that Appellee was entitled to attorney’s fees under the Agreement. Accordingly, the Final Judgment for Resolution Funds is REVERSED. WINOKUR, J., CONCURS; SWANSON, J., DISSENTS WITH OPINION. SWANSON, J., dissentin
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 22, 2016 21:04
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