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RJ Reynolds merged with Brown & Williamson in July 2004 to form Reynolds American.

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28 June 2017

John Ruggie analyses power of multinational firms - aims to bridge gap between voluntary & binding approaches

Author: John Ruggie, Harvard University, Regulation & Governance (Australia)

"Multinationals as global institution: Power, authority and relative autonomy", 27 June 2017...

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26 February 2015

USA: 3 major tobacco companies reach $100 million settlement in health-related tobacco lawsuits

Author: Reuters

“Tobacco companies to settle smoking lawsuits for $100 million,” 25 Feb 2015...

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21 July 2014
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Author: Danièle Guinot, Le Figaro (France)

« Tabac : la veuve d'un fumeur obtient 23,6 milliards de dollars de dommages et intérêts », 20 juillet 2014...

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21 July 2014

USA: Court asks tobacco company RJ Reynolds to pay damages to wife of cancer victim

Author: BBC News

"RJ Reynolds told to pay wife of cancer victim $23.6bn", 20 Jul 2014...

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18 February 2014

Slavery reparations lawsuit (re USA)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Descendants of 19th-century African-American slaves filed nine lawsuits seeking reparations from corporations in various US federal courts during 2002.  The plaintiffs alleged that the defendant corporations (financial, railroad, tobacco, insurance,...

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5 February 2014

CVS stores to stop selling tobacco [USA]

Author: Elizabeth Landau, CNN

CVS Caremark announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy stores by October 1. The retailer said the move makes CVS/pharmacy the first chain of national pharmacies to take tobacco products off the...

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1 August 2013

Coral Springs family awarded $37.5 million in suit against tobacco company [USA]

Author: Wayne K. Roustan, Sun Sentinel (USA)

Laura Grossman began smoking in 1972, when she was 15. The married mother of two would die of lung cancer in 1995, when she was 38. Wednesday, a Broward jury awarded $37.5 million to her family after the R.J. Reynolds [part of Reynolds American]...

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5 July 2013

Case profile: Slavery reparations lawsuit (re USA)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for class action lawsuit against financial, railroad, tobacco, insurance, and textile companies over their alleged collaboration with slavery.]

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1 March 2012

Judge Grants Summary Judgment to Tobacco Companies in Graphic Labels Case [USA]

Author: Zoe Tillman, BLT: The Blog of Legal Times [USA]

A federal judge...granted summary judgment…to five tobacco companies suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over new regulations requiring graphic labels on cigarette packages. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon wrote that the "mandatory graphic...

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1 February 2012

DOJ Faces Hurdles In Cigarette Warning Label Dispute [USA]

Author: Mike Scarcella, The Blog of Legal Times

The Justice Department faces an uphill fight to convince a judge...to uphold as valid rules that would require tobacco companies to include graphic warning labels on cigarette packages and in advertisements. Judge Richard Leon of U.S. District Court...

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