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Pepsico, Philip Morris Face Human Rights Resolutions

Shareholders of a handful of companies, including Pepsico Inc., may be voting on a new human rights proposal submitted by the AFL-CIO Reserve Fund this year... The resolution was also submitted to a number of tobacco companies, including Reynolds America
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:24
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USA v. MO APPEAL: BRIEF FOR THE INTERVENORS, Mar 31, 2016

It is far too late for RJR to seek relief from its obligations under the 2006 Remedial Order, including its responsibility to run a set of television advertisements as the corporate successor to B&W....The district court did not abuse its discretion in d
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2016 22:52
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[Florida] Fla. Judge Blasts RJ Reynolds Atty Over Error In Openings ($$)

scolded an R.J. Reynolds attorney for erroneously telling jurors in an Engle progeny trial that a man who died of lung cancer had given up his parental rights, saying the attorney also failed to correct the error after a sustained...
Law360
added Mar 31, 2016 16:10
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The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - March 2016: On Remand, District Court Rules for the Fiduciaries in Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds

The R.J. Reynolds defendants have again prevailed against allegations that they breached their fiduciary duties by divesting the RJR 401(k) plan of funds invested in Nabisco stock. Following remand by the Fourth Circuit, the district court held that a hy
JD Supra, LLC
added Mar 30, 2016 14:30
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Pair of Florida Supreme Court Decisions Lead to Mistrial in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

Norton Thursday granted defendant R.J. Reynolds’ motion for a mistrial... The two decisions coming in the midst of the Redburn trial had too great a potential impact to avoid a mistrial, according to Jones Day’s Emily Baker, representing Reynolds. Baker c
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 30, 2016 20:42
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[North Carolina] Reynolds executive Gentry sets retirement date

Jeffery Gentry, has said he plans to retire April 30 as executive vice president of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Gentry was age 58 when Reynolds filed its fiscal 2015 report on Feb. 21.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 26, 2016 17:11
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court issues second Engle ruling against Reynolds

In the 2004 lawsuit involving Pamela Ciccone, the justice ruled Thursday that a plaintiff and/or their family don’t have to prove a medical condition diagnosis was made before Nov. 21, 1996 — the deadline date set by the court for filing Engle cases — to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 26, 2016 17:09
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Bias Tolling Won't 'Flood' Courts, EEOC Tells 11th Circ. ($$)

Equal Opportunity Employment Commission urged the Eleventh Circuit on Friday to let stand its revival of an age discrimination suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and recruiter Pinstripe Inc., saying that allowing the applicants to extend the limitatio
Law360
added Mar 26, 2016 17:14
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[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
Vice.com
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32
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[Florida] Appeals Court Overturns Verdict In Smoker's Death

A three-judge panel ruled in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. and ordered a new trial in the Palm Beach County case filed by Kathleen Gafney, the widow of smoker Frank Gafney.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11
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