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Camel smoker John Boehner joins Reynolds American's board

Boehner's appointment comes at a time when the tobacco industry is fighting a growing tide of regulation and taxes over its products, including those seen less harmful such as e-cigarettes.
added Sep 16, 2016 00:03

Reynolds American and John Boehner Have Zero Credibility on Reducing Youth Tobacco Use

It is truly absurd that tobacco giant Reynolds American and former House Speaker John Boehner, who was elected to Reynolds’ board of directors today, would express a commitment to "speeding the decline in tobacco use among young people." Their records sho
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 15, 2016 23:58

Florida Court Reverses $8M Verdict, Orders Retrial For Tobacco Defendant ($$)

After rejecting an expert’s testimony that every exposure to asbestos substantially contributes to developing mesothelioma, a Florida appeals court on Sept. 14 granted a directed verdict to a gasket company and ordered a new trial for a tobacco company (
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11


John Boehner, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Jean-Marc Levy, executive-in-residence at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, have been elected to serve on RAI’s board of directors as Class II directors, effective imme
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:47

[North Carolina] Boehner named to Reynolds board of directors

Boehner, a noted Camel cigarette smoker, will fill a new seat on the board, expanding it to 14 members. Boehner has long had significant ties to the industry, including receiving at least $186,600 in direct and indirect campaign contributions from the ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 15, 2016 17:14

Class members in settlement over cigarette maker’s promotion can apply to redeem ‘C-Notes’

Class members who want to participate in a class action settlement against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds over the company’s so-called “Camel Cash” promotion can do so now. Class members could start applying to redeem their “C-Notes” for specified non-tob
Legal NewsLine
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Gets New Trial In Mesothelioma Appeal

overturned an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. on Wednesday, saying a court allowed expert witnesses who didn't meet the standards for rigorous evidence. Richard DeLisle was diagnosed with mesothelioma and claim
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02

[Florida] CRANE CO., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., and HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE CO., Appellants, v. RICHARD DELISLE and ALINE DELISLE, his wife, Appellees. (PDF)

As we are reversing for a new trial for R.J. Reynolds based on the improper admission of the expert testimony, the new trial should include the issue of damages because of the foregoing analysis. At a new trial, the court should also reconsider th
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02

The money behind the battle over raising California’s cigarette tax

Tobacco companies have given nearly $56 million since June to fight a proposed cigarette tax in California, according to a MapLight analysis of data from the Secretary of State’s Office. The RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and Altria, the parent company of P [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2016 04:01

Newport’s ‘Pleasure Lounge’ Aims to Ignite Cigarettes Sales

“If you’re a smoker, it’s a smart way to turn you onto the brand because it’s fun and entertaining and you get cheap cigarettes,” said Ms. Hauri, a regular Newport smoker. The Newport Pleasure Lounge has helped turbocharge the brand. Newport’s rate of m
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 14, 2016 14:27
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