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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Gets New Trial In Mesothelioma Appeal

overturned an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. on Wednesday, saying a court allowed expert witnesses who didn't meet the standards for rigorous evidence. Richard DeLisle was diagnosed with mesothelioma and claim
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02

The money behind the battle over raising California’s cigarette tax

Tobacco companies have given nearly $56 million since June to fight a proposed cigarette tax in California, according to a MapLight analysis of data from the Secretary of State’s Office. The RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and Altria, the parent company of P [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2016 04:01

Newport’s ‘Pleasure Lounge’ Aims to Ignite Cigarettes Sales

“If you’re a smoker, it’s a smart way to turn you onto the brand because it’s fun and entertaining and you get cheap cigarettes,” said Ms. Hauri, a regular Newport smoker. The Newport Pleasure Lounge has helped turbocharge the brand. Newport’s rate of m
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 14, 2016 14:27

[California] KRAMER: Prop 56: Big Tobacco is Blowing Smoke … Smoker Health Issues Cost Non-Smokers Big Bucks!

Big Tobacco (Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds) have made billions in profits from California and are figuring out ways to attract new smokers, such as e-cigarettes and vaping. They’re trying to protect their turf, which is why they’ve spent millions to def
CityWatch LA
added Sep 13, 2016 11:18

Sustainability recognized

Reynolds American Inc. said on Thursday that the company has been recognized again as a leader in corporate sustainability...Japan Tobacco Inc. said on Friday that it had been selected for the third consecutive year for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustaina
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 12, 2016 16:13

[California, North Carolina] Tobacco tax proposition draws national spotlight once again

As of Thursday, Reynolds and affiliates have provided $13.2 million to the Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab committee that it helped form, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Another $22.1 million has come from Philip Morris
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2016 01:20

[Florida] Tobacco Industry Deceit Caused Cigarette Seller's Cancer, Attorney Says as Trial Opens Against Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds

Attorneys debated what drove a Florida merchant who spent much of his career selling cigarettes to smoke himself, as trial over his lung cancer opened this week against the nation’s two largest tobacco companies. Oshinsky-Blacker v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 11, 2016 01:00

[Florida] Boynton man loses legal fight against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

A 70-year-old suburban Boynton Beach man this week lost a legal battle to get cigarette giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to pay for health problems he suffers after decades of smoking. In a verdict this week, a Palm Beach County Circuit Court jury rejected
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 9, 2016 16:55

Big Tobacco Pours Millions Into California Cigarette Tax Fight

The tobacco industry’s outlay of $35.6 million so far means that it has outspent supporters 2-to-1 in donations to defeat the measure, which starting in April would boost the levy to $2.87 a pack. The initiative would generate from $1 billion to $1.4 bill
Bloomberg News
added Sep 9, 2016 16:14

Use of imagery and text that could convey reduced harm in American Spirit advertisements

Conclusions American Spirit ads use a wide range of marketing techniques to convey a natural product image, which could subsequently communicate reduced harm.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2016 16:57
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