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  • Deerfield considers ban on e-cigarettes

    Deerfield considers ban on e-cigarettes
    Deerfield expects by late summer to ban electronic cigarettes in public places, with an eye toward preventing underage smoking, especially if minors use the devices to inhale liquid marijuana. At a recent village board meeting, the council agreed...
  • Florida jury awards record $23 billion against RJ Reynolds

    Florida jury awards record $23 billion against RJ Reynolds
    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer 18 years ago record punitive damages of more than $23 billion in her lawsuit against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the nation's second-biggest...
  • Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard for $27.4 billion

    Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard for $27.4 billion
    Reynolds American Inc., the producer of Camel and Pall Mall cigarettes, agreed to buy rival Lorillard Inc. for $27.4 billion including debt in a deal that reduces the 400-year-old U.S. tobacco industry to two major competitors. Reynolds will pay a...
  • RJ Reynolds' $23-billion punitive damage award unlikely to stand: experts

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - 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...
  • Imperial Tobacco to buy US cigarette brands for $7.1 billion

    LONDON (Reuters) - Imperial Tobacco Group Plc plans to buy the leading U.S. e-cigarette brand blu as part of its $7.1 billion acquisition of U.S. cigarette brands, being sold as part of Reynolds American Inc's $27.4 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc ....
  • Cigarette giant Reynolds American in talks to acquire rival Lorillard

    Cigarette giant Reynolds American in talks to acquire rival Lorillard
    Cigarette-maker Reynolds American Inc. said it’s in talks to acquire Lorillard Inc., a deal that would combine the nation’s second- and third-largest tobacco firms. After months of unconfirmed reports, the two cigarette makers acknowledged...
  • Cigarette-maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25 billion deal

    Reynolds American Inc. will buy Lorillard Inc. for $25 billion, merging two of the world's biggest cigarette makers in a deal that includes the sale of the top-selling U.S. e-cigarette to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group. The deal, which gives Reynolds...
  • Imperial Tobacco to snag U.S. e-cig lead thanks to deal

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - When Imperial Tobacco Group Plc agreed Tuesday to buy a group of brands from Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc as part of their merger, the British company insisted the assets include Lorillard's blu e-cigarette unit....
  • Reynolds gains in menthol, gives up e-cigarette brand

    Reynolds gains in menthol, gives up e-cigarette brand
    (Reuters) - Reynolds American Inc's proposed $25 billion acquisition of smaller rival Lorillard Inc shows how the tobacco company is placing its bets on the market for menthols even as a growing number of smokers opt for e-cigarettes. With the deal,...
  • Reynolds American to buy cigarette rival Lorillard for $27.4 billion

    Reynolds American to buy cigarette rival Lorillard for $27.4 billion
    Cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. agreed to purchase rival Lorillard Inc. for $27.4 billion, gobbling up additional market share as Americans smoke less. The deal, announced Tuesday, combines the second- and third-largest American tobacco...
  • E-cigarettes: A healthier smoke?

    E-cigarettes: A healthier smoke?
    A 30-year tobacco habit has etched lines in his face, given his skin an associated pallor. Months ago, Cheyenne Church switched to vaping, using an atomizer that allows him to inhale nicotine at a concentration of 18 milligrams and exhale water vapor....
  • Florida to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors, starting July 1

    Florida to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors, starting July 1
    There are so many tasty, sweet and fruity e-cigarette flavors under the counter at Smoke This Too in Wilton Manors, you might feel like a kid in a candy store. But the shop's policy is not to sell the electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18, said...