Headlines Tagged with Reynolds American — 8,101 headlines found
Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Oct 11, 2018 Law360
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Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Oct 11, 2018 Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition
defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Oct 9, 2018 Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57
R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and an auto parts company should pay $27 million in damages for selling cigarettes and asbestos-laden brakes that combined to cause a man’s fatal lung cancer, counsel...
Oct 5, 2018 Law360
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
[Florida] Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts
Carlos Ortiz, 60, died in 2008, four years after being diagnosed with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Ortiz, who began smoking as a teenager, continued smoking up to three packs a day throughout his life... family contends a widesp
Oct 3, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:06
In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, which caused addiction and disease.
Oct 5, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:05
on Sept. 28 affirmed a jury’s $18 million award for compensatory and punitive damages to the widow of a smoker (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company...
Oct 4, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
A Florida federal judge found Wednesday that a 1999 law shielding exposure to punitive damages should not allow Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds to duck damages in an Engle tobacco wrongful death suit, holding that three state appellate courts have reject
Oct 3, 2018 Law360
added Oct 4, 2018 17:00
News10NBC dug through state records and found that in 2017, Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris, spent $729,945 on lobbyists. Tobacco company Reynolds American spends nearly $230,000. Juul Labs, the maker of a USB-sized vaporizer, spent $80,000
Oct 2, 2018 WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Oct 4, 2018 16:40
Odom v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....Justices Canady and Polston dissented, and agreed with the Florida Justice Reform Institute’s argument in another filed amicus brief that the Florida Supreme Court did not have constitutional authority to overturn the
Oct 2, 2018 Insurance Journal
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