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[Europe] Analyst says BAT takeover of Reynolds is likely; timing cloudy

A leading tobacco industry analyst said it is "very possible" that British American Tobacco Ltd. will either acquire majority ownership of Reynolds American Inc. or take over the company entirely. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog did not indi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 22:01
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Challenge Use Of Engle Findings In High Court ($$)

Tobacco companies are pitching their arguments that federal law bars smokers from using the landmark Engle tobacco class action's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims once more, this time in three appeals to the U.S. Supreme C
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:58
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KRETZMANN: Coal Cash, Climate Denial Fuel 'Citizens United 2'

What does he want to do with the increased access and influence this will buy him in Washington? Likely much of the same thing he has been doing -- advocate for his coal industry and peddle climate denial.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 10, 2013 23:26
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LEMIEUX: McCutcheon, the Next Victory for the 1 Percent

good news for the small group of people who have prospered most during a period of mass unemployment. Whether it is good for American democracy is much less clear.
The American Prospect
added Oct 10, 2013 23:12
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO Co., Petitioners, V. JAMES HARRIS LOURIE: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

This Court is the only forum that can provide petitioners with re­lief from the unconstitutional procedures that have now been endorsed by both the Florida Supreme Court and the en bane Eleventh Circuit. Almost 200 progeny cases have been tri
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 29, 2017 17:33
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Engle v. Liggett: Has Big Tobacco Finally Met Its Match?

With no further avenues of appeal left open in Martin, Gray, Campbell, and Hall, RJR, along with Philip Morris and Liggett in Campbell, have paid these and other judgments108 in the combined amount of $60,442,000.109 Over time, an accumulation of high-val
The Florida Bar Journal
added Aug 16, 2013 14:22
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[Oregon] U.S. top court rejects Philip Morris appeal of judgment in smoker's death

By rejecting the cigarette maker's appeal, the high court left in place a July 2015 Oregon Court of Appeals ruling...Michelle Schwarz began smoking in 1964 at age 18 and tried but failed to quit numerous times before switching in 1976 to the company's Me
Reuters
added May 16, 2016 15:01
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY v. JANICE L. SIKES: Opinion filed April 12, 2016. An appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County. (PDF)

Underlying Ms. Sikes’ argument is a fairness argument that Reynolds should not receive the benefit of 90-day stay under United States Supreme Court rules for filing a petition if it does not ultimately file a petition. But in this case, we recognize that
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 13, 2016 22:48
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[Illinois] Cigarette case still smoking at SCOTUS

group of plaintiffs is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to jump in on its 15-year-old cigarette lawsuit. But instead of simply repeating claims that tobacco giant Philip Morris duped smokers...an argument that Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier should not have taken
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Mar 10, 2016 03:05
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[Washington] In new King Mountain lawsuit, USDA seeks $6.3 million in tobacco assessments

The case is the latest in a series in which King Mountain, owned by Yakama businessman Delbert Wheeler, has disputed state and federal taxes and financial regulations on the grounds that the Yakama Nation’s treaty rights shield the business from those re
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Mar 13, 2015 22:07
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