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[Florida] $7.5M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, Thumps R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Army Vet's Deadly Cancer

Jurors also found punitive damages potentially warranted against the cigarette giant for its part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that Barbara Johnston claims caused her husband Franklin "Jim" Johnston, 60, to die from lun
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 3, 2016 16:43

[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07

[California, Illinois, New York] In re Fontem US, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litig. Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint (PDF)

The FDA has stated that the heading was implemented “in order to clarify that part 1143 is not intended to prevent tobacco product manufacturers from including truthful, non-misleading warnings on their products’ packaging or advertisements voluntarily
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 2, 2016 19:52

Reynolds American Inc. picks advisers to review offer

Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors has chosen familiar legal and financial advisers to guide it through its review of British American Tobacco Plc’s nonbinding $47 billion offer. The board said in a statement Monday that its nine non-BAT affili
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 2, 2016 15:38


plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 2, 2016 14:13

Goldman extends M&A lead after Reynolds appointment

Reynolds American's appointment of Goldman Sachs as sole adviser to a panel of independent directors in relation to a takeover approach by British American Tobacco should extend the US bank's commanding lead in the announced M&A league tables.
added Nov 2, 2016 14:12

[Florida] Late Smoker's Family Asks For $6M Verdict Against RJR ($$)

The family of a chain-smoking Cuban dissident who died of laryngeal cancer urged a Florida jury Tuesday to hit R.J. Reynolds with a $6 million verdict plus punitive damages for his death, but admitted the smoker bore about half the blame for his death.
added Nov 2, 2016 07:30

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $10.5M For Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $10.5 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds, saying the company got her husband so hooked on tobacco that he bought cigarettes when they could hardly afford food.
added Nov 2, 2016 07:29

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Asks Court To Curb Engle Tort Liability Claims ($$)

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to find that federal law preempts Engle in plaintiffs' strict liability and negligence claims, arguing that these claims are tantamount to banning cigarette sales.
added Nov 2, 2016 07:28

[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Makers Get Stricter-Warning Label Suit Dismissed ($$)

finding all but one of the state law claims preempted by recent [FDA] guidance. A group of five consumers hailing from California, Illinois and New York accused Lorillard Tobacco Co., Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others...BLU
added Nov 2, 2016 07:25
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