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[Florida] Smoker's Quit Attempts Not Genuine, Defense Claims in Trial Against Cigarette Maker

A two-pack-a-day smoker who ultimately died of respiratory disease kept hidden "back-up" ashtrays in the house and stashed full packs of cigarettes during her quit attempts before being diagnosed with the disease, her widower testified this week during tr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2016 17:16
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RJ Reynolds Wants Higher Tobacco Taxes in Missouri, But Not California. Weird.

That strange juxtaposition is the focus of a brand-new ad paid for by opponents of Amendment 3, the big new tobacco tax proposal on Missouri ballots next month as "Raise Your Hand for Kids." The ad highlights the tobacco giant's contrary positions on the
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Oct 18, 2016 14:57
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[Florida] MALONEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 10/18/16 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2016 01:42
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McGuinness to Lead NACS Supplier Board

NACS elected three vice chairmen to the five-member Supplier Board leadership team: Drew Mize, president of The Pinnacle Corp., Arlington, Texas. Tim Quinn, vice president trade development for Mars Chocolate North America LLC, Hackettstown, N.J. Dave
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 19, 2016 18:30
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[Florida] LEDO V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMINGTrial 10/17/16 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its product, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2016 01:43
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Eleventh Circuit: ADEA Does Not Permit Job Applicants To Bring Disparate Impact Claims

In an en banc decision issued October 5, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that job applicants cannot bring disparate impact claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). (Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., October
National Law Review
added Nov 7, 2016 18:22
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[Vermont] LETTER: Big Tobacco and Chemical Companies are Funding Local Republican Candidates - Sheila Reed

I am writing to alert the citizens of Caledonia County to the outside interests...$1,000 from Altria Client Services of Richmond, Va., and $1,000 from RAI...Do the voters of Caledonia County want our members of the state Legislature beholden to big tobac
Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, VT)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:19
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Creating circuit split, 11th Circuit finds ADEA authorizes disparate impact claims by job applicants

The language of the ADEA is unclear as to whether it authorizes disparate impact claims by job applicants, said a divided Eleventh Circuit, which deferred to the EEOC’s interpretation of the statute and construed ADEA Section 4(a)(2) to apply to disappoi
Employment Law Daily (Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory US)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:35
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EEO ROUNDUP: 11TH CIR. RULING SOUNDS WARNING FOR WORKERS NOT TO SLEEP ON JOB RIGHTS

The court rejected Richard Villarreal’s argument that his time to pursue a claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act was, for fairness’ sake, delayed. Villarreal said the facts showing that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. failed to hire him based on
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:33
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Eleventh Circuit Rules Against EEOC Finding Age Discrimination in Hiring Claims Cannot Be Based on Disparate Impact Theory

May a job applicant sue a prospective employer based on a policy that had an adverse and disproportionate effect on him because of his age? The Eleventh Circuit, in an en banc opinion published October 5, 2016, Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Pi
Eleventh Circuit Business Blog (Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:26
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