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[Florida] Big Tobacco Can't Ax $1.3M Engle Verdict ($$)

upheld a $1.3 million verdict for a smoker's widower in an Engle progeny case, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempt relevant state-law tort claims were meritless and already rejected.
added Aug 12, 2016 00:52

R.J. Reynolds Seeks Inter Partes Review Of Electronic Cigarette Patent ($$)

A patented electronic cigarette is not entitled to the filing date of a parent patent pursuant to rulings by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in ICU Medical, Inc. v. Alaris Medical Systems, Inc. (558 F.3d 1368 [Fed. Cir. 2009]), Research Corp. Te
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32

[Florida] Court Rules Against Tobacco Companies On Ban Question

A state appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments by two tobacco companies that part of a landmark Florida Supreme Court ruling amounts to an improper ban on selling cigarettes... a judgment in favor of the estate of Barbara Ruth Lourie, the tobacco com
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Aug 11, 2016 18:26

[Florida] Mistrial, as Jurors Deliberate Smoker's Claim RJR Caused Cancer That Took Her Larynx

After an emergency rendered a juror unable to continue deliberations, a Florida 11th Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case of a smoker suing the nation's second-largest tobacco company over the cancer that took her larynx. Morales v.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 7, 2016 04:06

[North Carolina] Judge mulling LGBT law has GOP and big-business pedigree

U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder, a former corporate lawyer known for representing the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, scheduled oral arguments for Monday on whether the state can require transgender people to use restrooms in many public buildings th
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 2, 2016 14:38

[North Carolina] New FDA tobacco regulations stir help, harm debate

The FDA issued on Friday a heads-up reminder to retailers, manufacturers, importers and distributors on how the regulations affect them... However, the FDA did not mention it is facing several federal lawsuits on various aspects of the regulations, each
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 1, 2016 14:24

[Florida] Widow Says RJ Reynolds Caused Veteran's Fatal Lung Cancer ($$)

widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he was hopelessly addicted.
added Jul 30, 2016 13:30

Cigarette Shipments Fell 3.9% in Second Quarter, Reynolds Says

said the industry’s domestic cigarette shipments declined almost 4 percent percent in the second quarter from the year-ago period. The shipments, which determine the payouts that states used to repay about $33 billion of tobacco bonds, were knocked by cha
Bloomberg News
added Jul 27, 2016 18:50

RAI says Newport integration complete

completed integration of the acquired Newport brand into RJ Reynolds Tobacco in June, six months earlier than planned, RAI said. “Completing this complex integration six months ahead of schedule is a major achievement, and positions the company well to ca
Tobacco Journal International
added Jul 27, 2016 13:22

[Missouri] New lawsuits aim to throw out proposed tobacco tax hike

Opponents of an effort to raise the state’s tobacco tax aren’t giving up the fight anytime soon, filing two new lawsuits Monday that argue signatures collected to put the initiative on the ballot in November are invalid. One of the plaintiffs, Springfiel
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 27, 2016 03:18
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