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Electronic cigarette sales rebound ahead of tighter FDA regulations

the jump coming in part from smokers buying more products before stiffer federal regulations began Aug. 8... “We also believe the industry’s push to innovate ahead of deeming regulations contributed, (while) NJoy’s bankruptcy filing (of Sept. 16) undersco
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2016 17:26

Missouri Supreme Court rules tobacco tax hike proposal should remain on the ballot

The ruling marks the end of a long battle involving multiple lawsuits aimed at keeping the proposal off the ballot. Tobacco vendors sued Raise Your Hand for Kids, the nonprofit pushing the initiative for early childhood education programs, and Missouri S
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33

Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously ruled that voters will get to decide whether to raise cigarette taxes to benefit early childhood programs...judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33

Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Washington Law Firm

Boehner, a cigarette smoker, was appointed to the board of the tobacco giant Reynolds American, which is currently fending off more regulation of the industry, including regulation of e-cigarettes. He is to serve on the board’s committee for corporate gov
New York Times
added Sep 21, 2016 01:30

[Florida] Widow Says Tobacco Firms Owe $7M For Husband's Death ($$)

widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $7.1 million against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds over his death, saying her late husband was a victim of a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers...
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23

Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Supreme Court judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the Supreme Court wrote that supporters collected signatures using what was the official ballot title at the time. They said that complies with
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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[North Carolina] U.S. Labor secretary questions fiduciary fulfillment in Reynolds retirement case

has questioned whether the RJR Pension Investment committee fulfilled its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. Secretary Thomas Lopez filed an amicus brief Sept. 9 in the Fourth District of the U.S. Appeals Court. The case involves p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2016 01:27

Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Squire Patton Boggs

“I left the private sector and got into public service decades ago because I wanted to help remove government barriers to economic growth and job creation, and that’s still the mission that drives me,” Boehner said in a statement, praising the “world-cla
added Sep 20, 2016 16:16

[Washington] Editorial: Big Tobacco blows more smoke by hiring Boehner

assertion that Reynolds wants to keep kids from smoking is a lie...If Reynolds, and John Boehner ever succeed in keeping young people from smoking or vaping, it will be entirely by accident, coincidence or an understandable reaction to malignant hypocrisy
Everett (WA) Herald
added Sep 19, 2016 20:38

[Florida] Sides Face Off Over Fault for Smoker's Fatal Lung Disease as Trial Starts Against RJR

Attorneys battled Thursday over responsibility for the respiratory disease that killed a Florida man who allegedly smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years, as trial opened Thursday against R.J. Reynolds. Prentice v. R.J. Reynol
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25
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