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VIDEO: Heavy smoker John Boehner joins tobacco company's board

No specific salary information was released by Reynolds, but directors at the company made at least $300,000 in fees and stock awards last year. One of directors hauled in nearly $1 million. By comparison, Boehner was paid $174,000 in his final year as H
CNN/Money
added Sep 18, 2016 23:13
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds At Fault For Chain Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying tobacco companies conspired to hide cigarettes' addict
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:50
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[Florida] RJR Verdict Flip Shows Attys Must Plug Logical Holes ($$)

A Florida appeals court not only reversed a mesothelioma verdict against R.J. Reynolds on Wednesday, but scolded expert witnesses on both sides for their cavalier research citations and leaps in logic on the stand, demonstrating that just a small dose of
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Former USAF Vet's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The family of a U.S. Air Force veteran and former jail guard who died of lung disease after decades of cigarette use urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarette smokin
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:49
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[California] State Watchdog Agency Urged To Investigate Multiple Statewide Campaign Finance Violations Against Big Tobacco

Yes on 56 – Save Lives California campaign today filed complaints with the Fair Political Practices Commission against Big Tobacco for multiple violations of California campaign finance law. One complaint charges tobacco companies failed to disclose how
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 18, 2016 13:44
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[Florida] Suit Over Chain-Smoking Corrections Officer's COPD Time Barred, R.J. Reynolds Argues

the disease at the heart of each case must have "manifested" itself before November 21, 1996 for inclusion in the Engle class. During Thursday's openings, Jones Day's Emily Baker, representing Reynolds, told jurors Smith's COPD did not manifest itself unt
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 18, 2016 13:42
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Camel Smoker John Boehner's New Job: Tobacco Lobbyist

comes just days after an African American health group made a public appeal to President Obama to move on a long-stalled ban on menthol cigarettes, charging that tobacco companies have effectively targeted black youth and communities with menthol-flavore
MedPage Today
added Sep 16, 2016 16:35
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VIDEO: John Boehner may never have to pay for a cigarette again

The former Speaker of the House just joined the board of Reynolds America, manufacturer of his favorite cigarette.
CNN/Money
added Sep 16, 2016 15:27
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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.
Reuters
added Sep 16, 2016 00:03
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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
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