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A BAT deal with Reynolds adds to Big Tobacco's e-cig advantage

Reynolds' Vuse e-cigarette is the top selling vapor product in U.S. chain stores tracked by Nielsen. Its "heat-not-burn" product Eclipse is only available in limited distribution and not separately reported by the company. BAT, which sells e-cigarettes
Reuters
added Oct 26, 2016 03:40
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[Florida] Kelley/Uustal Obtains $20M in Punitive Damages in Big Tobacco Case

The attorneys argued that R.J. Reynolds’ alleged decades-long concealment of the dangers of smoking contributed to the death of the plaintiff’s wife, Elaine Konzelman, from COPD. According to court documents, Mrs. Konzelman developed the fatal respirator
PR Web
added Oct 26, 2016 03:13
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[Florida] $20M in Punitives Slams RJR, Brings Total Verdict to $29M in Trial over Smoker's Fatal COPD

Jurors Tuesday imposed a $20 million punitive award against R.J. Reynolds for the role the tobacco company played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida smoker, bringing the total award in the case to nearly $29 million. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:08
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[Florida] $8.8M Compensatory Award Against RJR for Smoker's Death Dwarfs Plaintiff's Request, Trial on Puntives Begins

The compensatory award was $3.5 million more than the $5.295 million... requested in Friday's closings. Konzelman, an 87-year-old retired merchant ship engineer claims R.J. Reynolds is responsible for the respiratory disease and 2010 death of his wife, E
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 25, 2016 21:36
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A BAT deal with Reynolds adds to Big Tobacco's e-cig advantage

The deal is expected to spark further consolidation, such as a reunification of Philip Morris with Altria, analysts said. It would also put further pressure on smaller players Imperial Brands Plc and Japan Tobacco International to do deals of their own. E
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2016 21:32
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Fitch: Reynolds/BAT Deal Would Force Consolidation Review

tobacco industry may likely be forced to reconsider consolidation or reunification ...Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) and Japan Tobacco (JT) could potentially intensify their consolidation efforts in the US. The reunification of PMI with Altria may
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2016 21:22
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Organic cigarette? Suit against Natural American Spirit reaches 69 plaintiffs

Each lawsuit appears to piggyback on an Aug. 27, 2015, notice from the Food and Drug Administration that it had sent warning letters to Santa Fe and two other manufacturers. The letter said the manufacturers' advertising of their traditional cigarette pr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2016 19:33
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $8.8M, Plus Punitives, In Engle Trial ($$)

A Florida jury awarded $8.8 million on Monday to a sailor whose chain-smoking wife died of lung disease, hitting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with far more than the $5.3 million he had asked for and also finding the tobacco company owes punitive damages for
Law360
added Oct 25, 2016 00:10
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Fitch puts British American Tobacco on rating watch negative after buyout offer of Reynold

It warned that the debt required for funding the deal would mean it could not keep its current A credit rating. A similar announcement was made by fellow agency Moody's on Friday, who put their A3 and P2 ratings under review for downgrade.
City A.M. (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:21
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Fitch Places British American Tobacco on Rating Watch Negative

Based on the current terms of the proposal, BAT plans to finance the acquisition price of the 57.8% it does not own by offering cash of USD20bn (GBP16.6bn) and a large equity component for approximately 60% of the total price. We calculate that BAT's con
Reuters
added Oct 24, 2016 22:17
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