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5 hrs ago | Daily Journal
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.
8 hrs ago | Business Journal
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.
13 hrs ago | World Magazine
Sending a message. A Pensacola, Fla., jury awarded $23.6 billion late Friday to the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.
17 hrs ago | Live Charts
Data showing the first fall in UK house prices this year was dampening a number of housing and construction stocks in London, while tobacco stocks were lower on the news of a major fine imposed on US group RJ Reynolds.
21 hrs ago | KION 46
This is one of the largest awards against a tobacco firm, but the company is looking to avoid the massive payout.
21 hrs ago | Business Journal
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.
22 hrs ago | West Australian
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.
Politicians with any iota of sense always check to see that they haven't got any skeletons in their own cupboard before going into rottweiler-mode about a rival's past.
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.
Camel cigarettes, an R.J. Reynolds brand, are seen on display at JJ&F Market in in Palo Alto, Calif.
Altria Group is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and certain smokeless products in the U.S. With 50% market share in the U.S. tobacco industry, the company dominates the market.
The deal involves the second- and third-largest tobacco companies joining forces to take on the industry leader, Altria Group .
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:39 pm
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