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Fla. Jury Says Engle Plaintiff Was Not Addicted ($$)

found the plaintiff was not addicted and thus disqualified as an Engle class member, capping a dispute so bitterly fought it made a judge leave after its second trial. The jury in Jacksonville, Florida, decided that Eddie Starbuck, the surviving spouse o
added Nov 9, 2018 03:28

Joe Camel illustrator: E-cig maker Juul's marketing 'seems more egregious'

to me the Juul [marketing] seems more egregious,” he said. “To me that really captures more of the essence of a young person’s mind than a cartoon character like Joe Camel ever could.” But not everyone is convinced that the accusations against Juul carr
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 23:44

Florida Federal Judge Seats Jury, Begins Retrial Of Engle Case ($$)

A jury was selected on Oct. 29 in a third retrial of allegations that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. bear responsibility for the lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:08

Age 21 initiative for tobacco products shifts from unfathomable to likely with manufacturers' support

The snowball effect on the age-21 movement for buying tobacco products has reached an acceleration point once thought unfathomable within the industry and society as a whole. In the past nine days, the top two U.S. tobacco manufacturers — Altria Group I
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2018 18:53

FDA commissioner calls meetings with e-cig makers 'constructive'

Reynolds American Inc. confirmed Wednesday it supports the Food and Drug Administration’s expected recommendation that Congress raise the national minimal age for buying all tobacco products to 21. The company said its pledge will be included in a submis
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 3, 2018 15:25

[North Carolina] ITG Brands plans early 2020 closing of Reidsville plant; 117 employees affected

The 126-year-old plant will maintain production of former Commonwealth Brands cigarette products until the shift is completed to the former Lorillard Inc. plant in Greensboro. By moving operations to Greensboro, ITG Brands will lower manufacturing and r
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 3, 2018 15:21

[Montana, South Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Obscene Amounts Fighting State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

The big tobacco companies talk a good game about wanting to reduce cigarette smoking, using slogans like “transforming tobacco” and “smoke-free future.” But they continue to do everything they can, and to spend obscene amounts of money, to make sure that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:06

[Florida] ROUSE V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 11/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of cigarettes, leading to addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20

Florida Appellate Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A Florida appellate court on Oct. 18 affirmed a jury verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 27, 2018 19:04

Group Spends $1.1M Against Arkansas Supreme Court Justice

Judicial Crisis Network, which doesn't disclose its donors...has been supported in the past financially by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds America, Bentonville-based Wal-Mart Stores and other major corporations.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2018 22:23
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