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Apologies are over, Big Tobacco looks ready for M&A

British American Tobacco will soon be free to build on its 42 percent stake in Reynolds American Inc. But bankers say British American could also take interest in U.K. rival Imperial Tobacco Group if it can overcome antitrust hurdles in Europe. CNBC's Jo
CNBC
added Jan 24, 2014 20:22
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[Canada] Day 199: Wet, dull, dreary

This morning and yesterday afternoon it was the plaintiff's lawyers, André Lespérance and Philippe Trudel, who were putting their cross-examination questions to Mr. Hoult. This was no harsh interrogation: with their disarmingly gentle affect, they both e
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2014 02:47
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[Canada] Day 197: Peter Hoult holds forth

I struggled to recall details of the previous appearance of former RJR-Macdonald president, Peter J. Hoult ... after the barbarians at the gate gave Mr. Hoult the heave-ho in 1989 he was considered by BAT for a position within its ranks. Headhunters colle
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 14, 2014 12:13
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[Canada] Day 195: Dr. James Hogg and Medical Mendicants

"he receives funding from a body that says that if anybody assists or testifies on behalf of a tobacco company, they can lose their funding. And so he is not in a position to put either his endorsement or, more importantly, his PhD students at risk, so h
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 18, 2013 05:39
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[Canada] Day 183: Export, eh?

keep an eye on rulings released by Justice Robert Mongeon: in his hands are key decisions in two separate Quebec tobacco trials - a decision on JTI-Macdonald's financing related to the Blais/Létourneau class action and also the constitutional challenge t
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2013 09:30
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[New York] Smoke Without Fire

A little company called NJOY thinks it has finally designed an electronic cigarette that doesn’t look ridiculous. But would James Dean have smoked one?
New York Magazine
added Apr 28, 2013 23:32
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Camel (cigarette)

Camel is a brand of cigarettes that was introduced by American company R.J. Reynolds Tobacco in the summer of 1913. Most current Camel cigarettes contain a blend of Turkish tobacco and Virginia tobacco. Early in 2008 the blend was changed as was the pack
Wikipedia
added Apr 27, 2013 11:57
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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: Cigarette smuggling and the tobacco industry

The salient point missing from Christopher Curtis’s stories on the illicit Mohawk cigarette trade is the culpability of the tobacco industry. As recently as 2010, Canadian giant JTI-Macdonald and Northern Brands International, a subsidiary of U.S. major
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 15, 2013 15:22
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Annual Report 2012 (PDF)

Included in the US Litigation section below are all significant cases where B&W and/or a UK company is named as a defendant ... total number of US product liability cases pending at 31 December 2012 naming B&W was approximately 7,918 (2011: approximat
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 25, 2013 09:38
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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and a second cigarette maker, rebuffing the tobacco industry's latest effort to derail thousands of Florida suits.
Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2012 16:23
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