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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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RJR Cleared in $5M+ Suit Over Florida Smoker's COPD

rejected John Damiano’s claim that nicotine addiction legally caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Damiano, 75, who allegedly had his first cigarette at 7 and was a pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 13, smoked up to three packs a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 30, 2018 16:11
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Florida Jury Sides With Widow, Awards $21 Million Following Tobacco Trial ($$)

verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., deeming the tobacco companies primarily responsible for the lung cancer death of Edward “Fred” Theis; one day later, on May 23, the jury awarded his widow $14 million in punitive damage
Lexis Nexis
added May 28, 2018 14:45
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[California] San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has contributed nearly $12 million to the “No on Proposition E” campaign, filling television and radio airwaves and mailboxes with ads urging voters to reject a law supervisors approved last year that is now on the June 5 ballot
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 14:21
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[Florida] Tobacco companies say not liable for lung cancer of Cuban immigrant who began smoking long before arriving in US

The widow of Cuban-born Juan Lopez, who died in 1994, is suing Phillip Morris and RJ Reynolds, claiming the tobacco companies were responsible for the man's lung cancer because they suppressed information and continued to deny cigarettes were dangerous a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added May 27, 2018 20:06
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[California] GLANTZ: Scientific evidence that getting rid of flavored tobacco products will improve health

The public comment we just submitted to FDA in response to their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on flavors sums up the current state of the science: Flavors attract kids to tobacco products Flavors make it easier for kids to consume tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:45
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Hit With $21M Verdict In Engle Case ($$)

The jury awarded Faye Theis, the widow of Fred Theis, $7 million in compensatory damages on Tuesday, then followed that up with a $14 million punitive award late on Wednesday. The jury found the tobacco giants liable on fraud and conspiracy counts for m
Law360
added May 25, 2018 18:38
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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers face nearly $20M in Engle case damages

Ed Sweda Jr., a senior attorney with Northeastern University School of Law, said in January there have been about 300 Engle progeny trials over the past 10 years. About 200 of them resulted in plaintiff verdicts with compensatory and punitive damages ty
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2018 11:32
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $14M in Punitives Pushes Verdict for Smoker's Widow to $21M Total in Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

5/24/18 9AM Update: The Florida state court jury imposed a $10 million punitive verdict against Philip Morris and another $4 million against R.J. Reynolds after deliberating for about four hours Wednesday in the second phase of trial over the lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 24, 2018 18:49
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[China] BAT invests in Chinese venture capital fund in quest for new innovative products

British American Tobacco PLC’s quest to develop innovative tobacco products has led the manufacturing giant to make its first investment in a venture capital fund. The company, which owns Reynolds American Inc., confirmed Tuesday that it is participatin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2018 15:57
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