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[California] VIDEO: NO ON 56 LAUNCHES FIRST TELEVISION ADVERTISEMENTS

Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab today announced launching a 30-second television ad, which informs voters that just 13 percent of the new tax revenue generated by Prop. 56 would go to help people stop smoking or keep kids from ever starting. The majori
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 15:49
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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Whether Claim Against RJR is Time Barred, as COPD Trial Opens

Attorneys argued whether a suit against R.J. Reynolds over a Florida woman’s respiratory disease is time barred, as trial in a suit by the woman’s widower opened this week against the tobacco powerhouse. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019620.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29
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[California] HILTZIK: The deceptive campaign against Prop. 56 comes from the tobacco industry's old playbook

Supporters of Proposition 56 are hoping that a groundswell of skepticism about the industry, aided by a strong tide of pro-initiative commentary in the press, will put this version over the top. But initiative campaigns seldom lend themselves to nuanced
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2016 16:43
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11th Circuit nixes R.J. Reynolds job applicant's age bias claim

A divided U.S. appeals court...found that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, represented by Jones Day, did not violate the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act by telling recruiters to hire workers just out of college and passing over 49-year-old Richard
Reuters
added Oct 7, 2016 11:53
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Ex-RJR Job Seeker Loses Age Bias Suit At 11th Circ. ($$)

ruled in a split en banc decision that job applicants cannot sue employers for disparate impact under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act because they are not employees. In a 76-page published opinion, the majority wrote that the ADEA does not allow
Law360
added Oct 7, 2016 01:50
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RAI TO HOST 3Q16 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL ON OCT. 19

will host a conference call and webcast following the release of third-quarter 2016 financial results before the market opens on Oct. 19.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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Tobacco Industry Bankrolls Amendment 3 & Proposition A to Deceive Missouri Voters & Keep Cigarettes Cheap

"It is unfortunate two tobacco industry-sponsored ballot measures will appear on Missouri's ballot in November. Voters should be alarmed that those who profit from keeping smokers addicted have hijacked worthwhile causes by forcing Missourians to settle
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2016 21:28
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[Poland] BAT Buys Polish E-Cig Maker, Joins Reynolds on Research

said it’s forming a research alliance with Reynolds American Inc. and agreed to buy Polish e-cigarette maker Chic Group as the tobacco company moves to expand the development of products beyond traditional cigarettes. BAT and Reynolds plan to share so-cal
Bloomberg News
added Oct 3, 2016 16:08
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
MarketWired
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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[Florida] Jury Slaps RJR With $6.4M Verdict, but $0 Punitives, in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Emphysema

awarded $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema, but handed down a $0 punitive verdict Thursday, one day after finding R.J. Reynolds potentially liable for punitives for its role in the smoker's death. Prentice v. R.J. Reynold
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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