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Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Arnold & Porter LLP roared in support as a onetime colleague was chosen to fill a big chair on the U.S. Supreme Court ... died of lung cancer can seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on strict liability and...
Law360
added Mar 18, 2016 20:31
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[North Carolina] ITG Brands begins layoffs; 20 salaried employees cut in Greensboro

"When the reciprocal manufacturing agreement we have with Reynolds winds down, production will be further reduced," ITG said Feb. 17. Newport's cigarette volume was 32.9 billion sticks in fiscal 2014. By comparison, the cigarette volume of the four tradi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 18, 2016 20:09
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[Florida] Tobacco industry takes hit in punitive damages ruling

Resolving conflicting decisions from lower courts, the Supreme Court on Thursday found that plaintiffs in the cases can seek punitive damages against tobacco companies based on legal claims of negligence and strict liability. In doing so, the court rejec
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 18, 2016 02:13
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USA v. MO APPEAL: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Mar 17, 2016

Whether the order exceeded the district court’s authority to “prevent and restrain” future RICO violations does not implicate the district court’s subject-matter jurisdiction, and RJR errs in drawing a different conclusion from the language in the civil r
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2016 21:41
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court OKs Punitive Damages In Engle Suits ($$)

ruled that the widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer can seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on strict liability and negligence claims, resolving an appellate split on the issue and marking a big win for Engle progeny plaintiffs.
Law360
added Mar 17, 2016 20:52
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[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47
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Cramer on tobacco: Stinking up your portfolio?

Cramer likes that Altria is the No. 2 U.S. tobacco company, with its biggest brand Marlboro controlling 40 percent of the domestic market for cigarettes. This is important because regulators will not allow tobacco companies to advertise — thus the industr
CNBC
added Mar 15, 2016 21:03
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Five Charts That Show the Tobacco-Stock Rally May Be Flaming Out

Altria Group Inc. and Reynolds American Inc. have risen more than four times as much as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index over the last decade. But for investors looking to profit on vice, it might be time to turn elsewhere. The tobacco companies’ outperf
Bloomberg News
added Mar 14, 2016 19:29
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Adolescents’ and adults’ perceptions of ‘natural’, ‘organic’ and ‘additive-free’ cigarettes, and the required disclaimers

We sought to investigate adolescents’ and adults’ perceptions of an American Spirit advertisement...Disclaimers intended to prevent consumers from attributing a health benefit to cigarettes labelled as ‘natural’, ‘additive-free’, or ‘organic’ may be insuf
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2016 17:12
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[North Carolina] Newport brand pushes Reynolds growth

Reynolds American Inc. continues to benefit broadly from its Newport acquisition, with three of its four top brands showing solid sales growth, according to Nielsen data as of Feb. 27. Bonnie Herzog, an analyst with Wells Fargo Securities, said Reynolds
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 10, 2016 15:59
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