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Hunton's Higbee Adds Antitrust Chops To Trump DOJ Team ($$)

Hunton & Williams LLP's David Higbee has joined the incoming Trump administration's transition efforts for the U.S. Department of Justice....J. Reynolds in cases filed by smokers against the tobacco company
Law360
added Nov 30, 2016 06:03
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iQOS vs. iFuse: Who's Doing Next-Gen Electronic Cigarettes Better?

Both are still heat-not-burn products, but despite their similarities and how they achieve their enhanced user experience, there are compelling differences that make them exciting smoking alternatives. Both Philip Morris and BAT solve the taste conundrum
Motley Fool
added Nov 26, 2016 23:43
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[California, Illinois, New York] IN RE FONTEM US, INC. CONSUMER CLASS ACTION LITIGATION: PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION OR RECONSIDERATION . . . (PDF)

Plaintiffs respectfully submit that clarification is necessary to address an internal contradiction in the Order concerning preemption by the FDA’s Final Rule Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act as Amende
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 24, 2016 00:53
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Users Fight To Reinstate Suit Over Danger Warning ($$)

Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others — all of which make and market e-cigarettes under the brand name BLU — were accused by California, Illinois and New York residents of violating those states’ laws by advertising their products as healthy
Law360
added Nov 24, 2016 00:48
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[Florida] Tobacco Trial Sheds Light On Punitive Damages Process ($$)

the same jury awarded $20 million in punitive damages against Reynolds. The case provides some relatively rare insight into a Phase II punitive damages trial, and the unique challenges and considerations such proceedings present for defendants.
Law360
added Nov 21, 2016 22:00
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[Florida] Lake Worth ex-smoker wins fraction of what she sought from cigarette-maker

While a Palm Beach County jury awarded Minnie Ford $1.023 million in damages last week after a roughly two-week-long trial, it decided that she was 85 percent responsible for her ailments which keep her tethered to an oxygen tank. So, the award was reduc
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Nov 21, 2016 21:16
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[Florida] Jones Day argues that federal law on smoking lawsuits should preempt state laws

recently argued before the Florida Supreme Court that in Florida courts, the liability and negligence claims of smokers are preempted by federal law. Katsas was arguing for tobacco company R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit filed by Phil Marotta whose father all
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:31
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[UK] Trump casts a shadow over BAT's $47bn bid for Reynolds

BAT shares are down almost 6pc since Mr Trump was elected and 13pc since it revealed its bid for Reynolds in October. The US company’s stock has meanwhile held flat on the chance of a takeover premium, meaning BAT shareholders already face a steeper bill
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:51
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[Florida] Jury Awards $10 Million In Engle Progeny Suit To Woman With COPD ($$)

awarded a woman found to have developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6 million in punitive damages, bringing the total award in her Engle progeny suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. to $10 million (Mary Howle
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 21, 2016 03:23
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Tobacco Cos.' Punitives Bump Lung Cancer Verdict To $6M ($$)

The punitive damages, $450,000 against Philip Morris and $200,000 against R.J. Reynolds, were a far cry from the $12.5 million that plaintiff Stanley Martin had requested a day earlier. "These companies, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, only know one th
Law360
added Nov 20, 2016 17:09
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