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[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
Law360
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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“Organic,” “natural,” and “additive-free” cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm

claims may mislead people into thinking that the advertised cigarettes are less harmful than other cigarettes. Disclaimers did not offset misperceptions of harm created by false claims. [FDA] should restrict the use of these misleading claims in tobacco a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:15
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Slammed With $42M Verdict With No Fault for Smoker

what made Dawn Schlefstein’s case unique was that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. did not try to argue Schlefstein was partially to blame for her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The company withdrew the comparative fault defense before trial, a move Alva
Law.com
added Feb 26, 2018 20:34
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$19.5M Verdict Knocks R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Its Part in Florida Pawn Broker's Lung Cancer Death

The award includes $4.5 million in compensatory damages to the widow and daughter of Frank Graffeo and a $15 million punitive verdict imposed against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes, which jurors concluded hooked
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 23, 2018 18:51
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[UK] New blend eases the whiff of decline

Falling cigarette volumes are hardly a new phenomenon; the tobacco industry has been in steady decline for years. But despite British American Tobacco’s best efforts to put the emphasis of yesterday’s full-year results on the “transformational” acquisiti
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:43
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[North Carolina] Reynolds revenue boosts BAT to record year for profits, sales

The full addition of Reynolds American Inc. revenue bolstered the fiscal 2017 profit of parent company British American Tobacco Plc by 7.8 percent to a record $8.22 billion. BAT is the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer, having comple
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 22, 2018 23:36
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[Africa, UK] Investors fail to see through the gloom as BAT claims record sales

British American Tobaccco hailed a record year after its buyout of Reynolds American but investors chose to focus on falling volumes and sent the shares almost 5 per cent lower. Although the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike reported a 3.2 per cent incr
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 18:57
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Defender Leaves King & Spalding to Launch Plaintiffs Firm

Schneider had been working on the tobacco trials—the Engle progeny litigation that King & Spalding handles in South Florida for R. J. Reynolds...worked on 24 trials in the last eight years...But now, she said, “I want to defend the little guy, the David,”
Law.com
added Feb 22, 2018 17:27
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British American Tobacco profit lifted by Reynolds

British American Tobacco said it expects to double sales from vaping and other non- conventional smoking products this year as the owner of the Dunhill, Kent, and Lucky Strike cigarettes brands lifted profits by 39 per cent last year.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:00
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[Florida] $24 Million Awarded To Wife, Daughter Of Deceased Smoker ($$)

awarded a family of a deceased smoker $15 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny suit bringing the total award to $24 million in a suit where they claimed that smoking was the cause of a man’s lung cancer and death (Rosemarie Graffeo v. R.J. Reyn
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 23, 2018 19:15
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