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[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $12M in Cancer Trial Against RJR, with Punitives Still to Come

A jury Wednesday awarded $12 million, plus potential punitive damages, to the widower of a Florida smoker for the role R.J. Reynolds played in the woman’s cancer death. Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, 13CA5673.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2016 18:14

Is a Menthol Ban Within the FDA’s Reach?

“A more realistic, worst-case scenario is if the FDA recommends that menthol levels in all cigarettes be reduced over a number of years.” But that approach would be good news for Reynolds and retailers in Newport-heavy regions, because Newport has one o
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 12, 2016 15:08

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $12M Engle Verdict, Faces Punitives ($$)

awarded $12 million in compensatory damages Wednesday to the widower of a woman who allegedly died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, also finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. owes punitive damages for its role in concealing the dangers of tobacco use.
added May 12, 2016 15:02
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Job Seeker Slams Bid In 11th Circ. To Block Age Bias Suit ($$)

A former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant fighting to avoid a full Eleventh Circuit review of a panel’s decision to revive his age discrimination suit argued Tuesday that the court correctly found that job seekers could pursue claims over the compa
added May 12, 2016 14:59

New Research Underscores FDA's Need to Take Action on American Spirit Cigarettes' Misleading Packaging

Descriptors and other aspects of American Spirit cigarette packs lead 50-60 percent of U.S. adults to incorrectly believe that American Spirit cigarettes are less harmful than a comparison cigarette pack, according to a new research released by Nicotine a
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2016 13:43

American Spirit Pack Descriptors and Perceptions of Harm: A Crowdsourced Comparison of Modified Packs

These findings provide additional evidence that the “Made with Organic Tobacco,” “100% Additive-Free,” and “100% US Grown” descriptors, as well as other aspects of the AS pack design, communicate reduced harm to non-, current, and former smokers. Addition
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 12, 2016 14:14

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $11M For Wife's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer after four decades of heavy smoking urged a Florida jury Tuesday to award him $11 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until sh
added May 11, 2016 13:41

[North Carolina] Reynolds board sets Cameron's fiscal 2016 incentive package

board of directors has approved the fiscal 2016 compensation package for the tobacco company’s top executive, Susan Cameron, even though there is no guarantee she will complete the contract.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 11, 2016 13:15

Fitch Assigns First-Time 'BBB' Ratings on Reynolds American Inc.; Outlook Stable

--Reynolds' June 2015 acquisition of Lorillard, Inc. (Lorillard) strengthened Reynolds position as the second-largest cigarette company in the U.S. and enhanced the company's share of higher margin premium cigarettes, including faster-growing menthol bra
Business Wire
added May 10, 2016 13:54

LORILLARD v FDA: ORDER on Reynolds’ Petition for Rehearing en Banc, May 9, 2016

Upon consideration of appellee R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s petition for rehearing en banc, the response thereto, and the absence of a request by any member of the court for a vote, it is ORDERED that the petition be denied. Per Curiam
Tobacco On Trial
added May 9, 2016 20:35
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