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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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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
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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
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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
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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
Law.com
added Sep 20, 2016 16:16
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[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
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[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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don’t buy newport's spin: "pleasure lounges" are deadly

Reynolds is practically giving away the cigarettes for one dollar a pack. It’s equally troubling that these so-called Pleasure Lounges are showing up at events that appeal not just to young adults but also to teens. There is nothing pleasurable about the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:11
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VIDEO: Heavy smoker John Boehner joins tobacco company's board

No specific salary information was released by Reynolds, but directors at the company made at least $300,000 in fees and stock awards last year. One of directors hauled in nearly $1 million. By comparison, Boehner was paid $174,000 in his final year as H
CNN/Money
added Sep 18, 2016 23:13
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds At Fault For Chain Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying tobacco companies conspired to hide cigarettes' addict
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:50
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