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[Florida] $24 Million Awarded To Wife, Daughter Of Deceased Smoker ($$)

awarded a family of a deceased smoker $15 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny suit bringing the total award to $24 million in a suit where they claimed that smoking was the cause of a man’s lung cancer and death (Rosemarie Graffeo v. R.J. Reyn
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 23, 2018 19:15
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$19.5M Verdict Knocks R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Its Part in Florida Pawn Broker's Lung Cancer Death

The award includes $4.5 million in compensatory damages to the widow and daughter of Frank Graffeo and a $15 million punitive verdict imposed against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes, which jurors concluded hooked
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 23, 2018 18:51
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[UK] New blend eases the whiff of decline

Falling cigarette volumes are hardly a new phenomenon; the tobacco industry has been in steady decline for years. But despite British American Tobacco’s best efforts to put the emphasis of yesterday’s full-year results on the “transformational” acquisiti
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:43
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[North Carolina] Reynolds revenue boosts BAT to record year for profits, sales

The full addition of Reynolds American Inc. revenue bolstered the fiscal 2017 profit of parent company British American Tobacco Plc by 7.8 percent to a record $8.22 billion. BAT is the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer, having comple
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 22, 2018 23:36
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[Africa, UK] Investors fail to see through the gloom as BAT claims record sales

British American Tobaccco hailed a record year after its buyout of Reynolds American but investors chose to focus on falling volumes and sent the shares almost 5 per cent lower. Although the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike reported a 3.2 per cent incr
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 18:57
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Defender Leaves King & Spalding to Launch Plaintiffs Firm

Schneider had been working on the tobacco trials—the Engle progeny litigation that King & Spalding handles in South Florida for R. J. Reynolds...worked on 24 trials in the last eight years...But now, she said, “I want to defend the little guy, the David,”
Law.com
added Feb 22, 2018 17:27
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British American Tobacco profit lifted by Reynolds

British American Tobacco said it expects to double sales from vaping and other non- conventional smoking products this year as the owner of the Dunhill, Kent, and Lucky Strike cigarettes brands lifted profits by 39 per cent last year.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:00
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[North Carolina] What makes Winston-Salem worth watching? C-SPAN aims to show off the city

A film crew from C-SPAN is in town, checking out the old shell-shaped Shell service station...Authors the programming will feature include Michele Gillespie, who wrote a book about Katharine and R.J. Reynolds, and Frank Elliott, whose books include one ab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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E-cigs for quitting smoking? A cautious thumbs-up from American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is recommending — with caution — to health care clinicians that they add electronic cigarettes and vaporizers as a smoking-cessation option. The nonprofit group stressed Tuesday its policy statement is directed strictly at ad
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 00:57
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[Florida] Judge Grants Directed Verdict For Defense In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Following the closing arguments in an Engle progeny suit on Feb. 15, a judge in Florida state court granted a tobacco company’s oral motion for directed verdict in a punitive damages-only trial (Joyce Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 07-46973-CA-2
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 18:42
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