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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

[Canada] Day 80: Mr. Massicotte's legal advice

The trial has heard much about the voluntary code that the industry developed to self-regulate advertising. One of Mr. Massicotte's jobs at RJR-Macdonald was to monitor the code and to advise on its application by his and other companies.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 2, 2012 12:20

This Week in the Great Depression: When Small Cigarette Companies Challenged Big Tobacco

In June 1931, with the U.S. economy in a depression and leaf tobacco prices at 20-year lows, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. decided to increase the price of Camel cigarettes. This proved a truly bad idea. And the response of consumers and competitors offers
Bloomberg News
added Oct 25, 2012 17:55

[Canada] Day 64: Marketing and Controversy

witness was Peter J. Hoult, who is both a former president of RJR-Macdonald (now JTI-Macdonald) and a former senior marketing executive with other branches of the now-reformulated Reynolds tobacco empire. His testimony was a whirl-wind tour of major theme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 2, 2012 12:13

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
added Jan 24, 2014 20:22

[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

Vintage Camel Cigarettes Thanksgiving Ad Suggests Smoking After Every Course (PICTURE)

According to this vintage Camel ad uploaded by Flickr user SA_Steve, you'll need four to five cigarettes just to make it through your Turkey Day feast, because "Camel Cigarettes Aid With Your Thanksgiving Digestion!"
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:50

[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

[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/LĂ©tourneau class action and also the constitutional challenge t
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2013 09:30

[Canada] Day 76: Wise Decisions

Mary Trudelle's involvement in RJR-Macdonald's development of youth prevention programs was one of the more memorable stories in this trial. Yesterday, Ms. Trudelle had been shown her correspondence with consultants working on a school-based program whos
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 26, 2012 21:19
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