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BAT board chooses internal candidate Bowles as next CEO; will succeed Durante on April 1

British American Tobacco Plc needed just six days to confirm an internal candidate as its next chief executive. The board of directors named Jack Bowles, who has served as chief operating officer of its international business since 2017, as the successo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 26, 2018 00:53
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Punitives Denied, But Phase I Damages Awarded In Florida Tobacco Case ($$)

J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Sept. 18 were ordered by a Florida jury to pay $1 million to a plaintiff for the...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 24, 2018 04:33
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court overturns Reynolds legal victory, reinstates $18.5M in damages

In June 2014, a Palm Beach County jury awarded $6 million in compensatory damages and $14 million in punitive damages to plaintiff Gwendolyn Odom. Odom is the daughter of Juanita Thurston, who died of lung cancer in 1993 at age 58. She smoked several ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2018 19:51
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BAT top executive Durante announces retirement plans for April 1; unidentified successor said to be in place

Durante, 62, is best known for leading BAT through its industry-changing decision to spend $54.5 billion to acquire full ownership of Reynolds American Inc. in 2017. Durante also has been the driving force for BAT’s attempts to push forward with smokele
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2018 15:56
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[North Carolina] Juul's leading e-cig market share may be leveling off

Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog issued her latest report Tuesday, based primarily on Nielsen data. Juul’s market share increased from 72.1 percent to 72.8 percent during the four-week period that ended Sept. 8. Meanwhile, market share of V
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2018 22:16
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[North Carolina] Traditional cigarette prices are on rise again for Marlboro, likely for Reynolds brands

The price of traditional cigarettes is going up again, this time by 10 cents per pack for the top brands of Philip Morris USA. The increase follows Philip Morris’ recent pattern of raising prices every six months or so, which R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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[Florida] Justices order tobacco company to pay Delray Beach woman over $18 million

Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a tobacco company must pay a Delray Beach woman over $18 million for the death of her 58-year-old mother who died from lung cancer. In 2014, 67-year-old Gwendolyn Odom convinced a Palm Beach County jury that R.J.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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Florida Supreme Court says tobacco giant must pay $18.5M award

In a stinging rebuke of the notion that a financially independent adult child shouldn’t be entitled to millions in damages for the loss of a parent, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a cigarette-maker to pay a Delray Beach woman $18.5 million
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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[Florida] GWENDOLYN E. ODOM, etc., Petitioner, vs. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Respondent.

we quash the decision of the Fourth District and remand with instructions to reinstate the final judgment. We also disapprove Webb and Putney to the extent they are inconsistent with this opinion. Finally, we award Odom attorney’s fees for the appeal o
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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Florida High Court Reinstates $20M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

ruling that the state appeals court that overturned it imposed an improper cap on damages awards for adult children of smoking victims in wrongful death suits. In a 5-2 decision, the court reversed the Fourth District Court of Appeal's decision in favor
Law360
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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