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Yesterday | Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Yesterday | Daily Star

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CANCER STICKS: RJ Reynolds have been ordered to pay millions in compensation for a lung cancer victim's death [GETTY] A court has ordered the country's second-largest tobacco company to pay 13.8billion to the wife of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Israel, Middle East, World News

Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

Is The Tobacco Sector Up In Smoke?

Although the sector is very high margin, recent tax, litigation expenses, and regulation threaten to erode big tobacco's lucrative trade.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Phil Morris, Financial Markets, Tobacco

Mon Jul 21, 2014

GuruFocus.com

GuruFocus Names Five Dividend Growers

During the past week, GuruFocus recognized five companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to: The following five companies come from various industries and sectors of the market, but they all fit the necessary criteria needed to qualify them as dividend growers.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, Financial Markets, Tobacco, Consolidated Edison, Energy, Orange and Rockland Utilities

Daily Journal

Widow: Jury sent tobacco company a $23B message

A Florida widow awarded $23.6 billion in the death of her chain-smoking husband on Monday called the massive verdict a message to Big Tobacco, even though she likely won't see much if any of the money.

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Related Topix: Florida, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Florida Government, Lung Cancer, Tobacco

Business Journal

Imperial Tobacco gets RJR, Lorillard brands in deal, but avoids fallout from smoking lawsuits

Winston is the top brand being bought by Imperial Tobacco Co. in a three-way deal that has Reynolds American Inc. acquiring Lorillard Inc. In its deal with Reynolds American Inc. , U.K.-based Imperial Tobacco Co.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Imperial Tobacco Group, Tobacco, Florida

Seeking Alpha

Phillip Morris: Will Collateral Damage From Reynolds American Judgment Create Opportunity?

Reynolds American being hit with $23.6B in punitive damages should pull down all cigarette stocks in the week ahead, yet Phillip Morris is not exposed to the US legal/regulatory risks.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Financial Markets, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

RJ Reynolds vows to fight $23.6B in damages

Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Microsoft, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing

KION 46

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

This is one of the largest awards against a tobacco firm, but the company is looking to avoid the massive payout.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tobacco, Health, Lung Cancer, Vladimir Putin

Business Journal

Up To Speed: R.J. Reynolds slapped with $23.6B verdict over one smoker

A Florida jury awarded $23.6 billion in punitive damages against RJ Reynolds Tobacco in a case involving a single smoker, a man who died of lung cancer in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Health, Lung Cancer, Whirlpool Corporation, Appliances, Environmental Law, Law

West Australian

Tobacco stocks weigh on FTSE after RJR fine

Britain's top equity index fell on Monday as tobacco stocks were hit by a multi-billion-dollar fine against U.S. rival RJ Reynolds.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tobacco

DNA India

Tobacco stocks weigh on UK's FTSE after RJR fine

Britain's top equity index fell on Monday as tobacco stocks were hit by a multi-billion-dollar fine against U.S. rival RJ Reynolds.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tobacco

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KWBU-TV Waco

R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict

Camel cigarettes, an R.J. Reynolds brand, are seen on display at JJ&F Market in in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Health, Lung Cancer, Smoking, Medicine

WHTC

RJ Reynolds' $23-billion punitive damage award unl...

A decision by a Florida jury to impose punitive damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company on Friday is likely to be rejected on appeal or the award reduced substantially, lawyers with expertise in jury awards said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, US News, US Supreme Court, Health, Lung Cancer, Northeastern University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

TheCourier.com

Sun. Jul 20th, 2014

In this Feb. 6, 2008 photo, a smokestack of an old R.J. Reynolds Tobacco plant frames the Reynolds American building in Winston-Salem, N.C., A Florida jury has slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

KHOU-TV Houston

Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Health, Lung Cancer, Smoking, Medicine

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Florida

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Lorillard Shareholder Alert: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the...

Juan E. Monteverde , a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP , a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Lorillard, Inc. for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Reynolds American Inc. for approximately $27.4 billion.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bloomberg

R.J. Reynolds Descendant Bets on Bankrupt Crumbs Cupcake Chain

A great-grandson of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.' s founder bought a stake in Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. , betting that he and other shareholders will receive a piece of the cupcake chain once it emerges from bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Tobacco, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

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