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[Florida] DURRANCE V. R.J. REYNOLDS: UPCOMINGTrial

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of Totsie Fleming....04:00 PM EST JAN 25
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2017 04:29
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[North Carolina] Reynolds, Gray descendants offer mixed views of Reynolds American's expected sale to BAT

has stirred a mixed bag of emotions from descendants of the R.J. Reynolds and Bowman Gray families... Patrick Reynolds, a grandson of R.J. Reynolds who has become a national anti-tobacco advocate, fears BAT ownership of Reynolds will make his efforts that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 04:24
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Once a Leading Foe of Tobacco, New York Lags Under de Blasio

Mr. de Blasio has championed other types of public health initiatives...but for the most part, he has not advanced Mr. Bloomberg’s legacy... It is not clear why the proposals became stalled, but many former and current officials across city government c
New York Times
added Jan 23, 2017 01:06
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Poland Seized $6 Million Worth of Smuggled Goods on Russia's Border in 2016

the biggest part of the smuggled goods made tobacco products.
Sputnik (ru)
added Jan 23, 2017 01:01
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[New York] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC Bans Women Smoking

1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette League. At the time, a number of cities had ban
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2017 03:00
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Taxation With Representation: Cravath, Weil, Jones Day, Davis

In this week's Taxation With Representation, British American Tobacco is taking over Reynolds American for $49 billion
Law360
added Jan 21, 2017 23:55
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Rick Hendrick rises from tobacco farmer to Hall of Famer

Rick Hendrick, owner of the most successful organization in NASCAR, grew up on a Virginia tobacco farm knowing that wasn't the life he wanted. He took chance after chance chasing a NASCAR career, came close to folding his team more than once, but always
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2017 21:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] If you miss the ’80s, this 1987 anti-smoking campaign ad is the throwback you need to watch

It was aired in 1987 for an anti-smoking campaign, back when we still had the SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation). You can watch the video here — and please do yourself a favour and watch it with sound, you won’t regret it:
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Jan 21, 2017 15:26
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The Lawyer Who Will Shape Trump’s Presidency ($$)

Absent from the spotlight was Donald McGahn of Jones Day, the lawyer that the U.S. Office of Government Ethics had tried eagerly to reach in the days after the election to discuss Trump’s conflicts, who was general counsel for Trump’s presidential campai
Law360
added Jan 20, 2017 22:10
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[Texas] Prison chaplain admits taking bribes to smuggle tobacco

BEAUMONT, TEXAS A federal prison chaplain has admitted taking bribes from inmates in return for smuggling cigarettes and tobacco into the Southeast Texas facility. Eric S. Patrick of Nederland, Texas was chaplain at the maximum-security U.S. Penitentia
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2017 22:07
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