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[Virgin Islands] RJ Reynolds Hit With $113M Verdicts In Simultaneous Trials ($$)

Two U.S. Virgin Islands juries have hit R.J. Reynolds with a pair of verdicts totaling $113.3 million in two cases alleging Newport cigarettes' marketing was responsible for a smoker's addiction and later death from smoking-related illness, following a co
Law360
added Aug 25, 2018 14:45
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[Virgin Islands] Rules OKs Cigarette Tax Increase and Cigar Factory Smoking Exemption

V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase from its current 35 percent to 45 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue...The Rules and Judiciary Committee also sent on measures to allow smoking in "cigar factories" that make and sell cigars
St. Thomas (V.I.) Source
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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[Virgin Islands] TOBACCO TAX INCREASE PROPOSED IN VIRGINIA

A bill seeking a significant overhaul of taxes in the Commonwealth of Virginia is calling for an increase in the state’s tobacco tax on cigars and other tobacco products from 10 to 23 percent of the wholesale price. S.B. 390 addresses numerous facets of
HalfWheel
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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[Virgin Islands, Maryland] Examiner Local Editorial: Unintended consequences of cigarette tax hikes

As Heartland Institute budget and tax specialist John Nothdurft noted at the time, "Maryland's 'successful' cigarette tax has increased a budget deficit that nonsmokers will end up paying for." Which is exactly what happened, of course.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jan 11, 2013 09:09
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Jury In U.S. Virgin Islands Sides With Tobacco Plaintiffs, Awards $113 Million ($$)

among the largest verdicts ever rendered in individual tobacco litigation, two juries...in four separate verdicts issued in August ordered R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to pay the children of two parents $113 million, including a $30 million punitive damage a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 29, 2018 06:50
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] St. Thomas juries award $113 million in smoking lawsuits ($$)

A first-of-its-kind consolidated trial in a lawsuit over the deaths of two territorial residents from cigarette smoke awarded $113 million in damages, lawyers in the case say. The civil trial involved two separate six-person juries hearing arguments in t
Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Aug 28, 2018 05:06
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Smoking ban approved in British Virgin Islands

CNN
added Dec 3, 2006 00:00
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[Virgin Islands] Upcoming smoking ban raises questions

BVI Beacon (vg)
added May 18, 2007 00:00
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[Virgin Islands] 22nd Century Group Announces Major Scientific Collaboration with University of Virginia

will invest approximately $1,100,000 in this major scientific collaboration with UVA. The goals of the research agreement include: (i) creating unique industrial hemp plants with guaranteed levels of THC below the legal limits (thus eliminating the risk t
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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Fitch Rates Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp.'s (US Virgin Islands) 2006 Sub Bonds

Business Wire
added Apr 13, 2006 00:00
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