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Florida Court Reverses $8M Verdict, Orders Retrial For Tobacco Defendant ($$)

After rejecting an expert’s testimony that every exposure to asbestos substantially contributes to developing mesothelioma, a Florida appeals court on Sept. 14 granted a directed verdict to a gasket company and ordered a new trial for a tobacco company (
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
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RAI BOARD ELECTS TWO NEW DIRECTORS

John Boehner, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Jean-Marc Levy, executive-in-residence at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, have been elected to serve on RAI’s board of directors as Class II directors, effective imme
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:47
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[North Carolina] Boehner named to Reynolds board of directors

Boehner, a noted Camel cigarette smoker, will fill a new seat on the board, expanding it to 14 members. Boehner has long had significant ties to the industry, including receiving at least $186,600 in direct and indirect campaign contributions from the ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 15, 2016 17:14
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[Florida] CRANE CO., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., and HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE CO., Appellants, v. RICHARD DELISLE and ALINE DELISLE, his wife, Appellees. (PDF)

As we are reversing for a new trial for R.J. Reynolds based on the improper admission of the expert testimony, the new trial should include the issue of damages because of the foregoing analysis. At a new trial, the court should also reconsider th
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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Class members in settlement over cigarette maker’s promotion can apply to redeem ‘C-Notes’

Class members who want to participate in a class action settlement against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds over the company’s so-called “Camel Cash” promotion can do so now. Class members could start applying to redeem their “C-Notes” for specified non-tob
Legal NewsLine
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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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
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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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
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2016 04:01
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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
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[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
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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
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