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R.J. Reynolds loses bid to end TV anti-smoking ad requirement

A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected R.J. Reynolds' bid to void a decade-old order requiring tobacco companies to televise "corrective" advertisements....did not show that the judge who ordered the ads exceeded her authority, and waited too long to
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2016 17:47
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $8.5M For Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a former hairdresser who died of lung cancer after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes a day for decades urged a Florida jury Monday to award $8.5 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds, saying the tobacco giant hid the da
Law360
added Nov 1, 2016 17:45
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has kicked in almost a million dollars to the 'vote no on measure 4' movement. And Altria - renamed from Philip Morris, one of the world's largest tobacco producers - kicked in nearly $2.5 million. Dr. Eric Johnson, Raise I
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 1, 2016 14:33
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[Missouri] Making sense of dueling tax issues

“There is a tobacco civil war going on. Big tobacco realizes that they’re probably going to have a tobacco tax, and they want one they can craft,” said Dr. Bridget McCandless of Independence, president and CEO of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kan
Waynesville (MO) Daily Guide
added Nov 1, 2016 14:22
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN BOARD FORMS TRANSACTION COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE PROPOSAL FROM BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

The board of directors of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has formed a Transaction Committee consisting of independent directors not designated by British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BAT) to evaluate the Oct. 20, 2016, non-binding proposal from BAT to acq
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 31, 2016 21:22
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[Missouri] TWIST: Tobacco Companies Support MO Cigarette Tax Increase, American Cancer Society Opposes It

Tobacco companies have funneled more than $18 million into dueling campaigns to raise Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax. And most of the money pouring into the state isn’t being spent to kill the proposed tax increases. Rather, in a twist for
LakeExpo.com (Osage Beach, MO)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:03
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[North Carolina] Hidden History II

Cocaine Alley was the nickname for Vine Street... “In 1912, you had Camel cigarettes introduced,” Brownlee says. “At that point Reynolds couldn’t find enough buildings to make Camels in, and so they began building buildings all around Cocaine Alley.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 31, 2016 16:55
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[UK] Cigarette deal will be a lucky strike for BAT ($$)

cigarette makers keep churning out record profits and coughing up whopping dividends. Take British American Tobacco (BAT). Last year it made a profit of £4.6bn and raised its dividend by 4%, even as the volume of cigarettes it sold fell 0.5%. It was ano
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:41
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[North Carolina] Reynolds transition: Woman succeeds a woman as chief executive at Reynolds American

“If it is clear that Crew has the confidence of Cameron and the Reynolds board — of which, remember, BAT already has five members — then she could be a good situation where she is given more autonomy with company decisions and local community outreach th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2016 23:10
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[Connecticut] Tobacco tax efforts draw unexpected support, detractors

voters seeing the onslaught of TV ads on behalf of both can be excused if they don't know what to believe. After all, tobacco companies are largely financing the campaigns for both tax measures, spending nearly $18.5 million combined. Equally counterintu
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 30, 2016 22:26
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