Daily Archives: April 28, 2011

Reynolds, Philip Morris Lose Smoking Case

ACKSONVILLE, Florida - Morgan & Morgan’s Keith Mitnick won big last night when a Jacksonville jury deliberated into the evening before awarding $6 million in compensatory damages, and determining that punitive damages were warranted as well against Reynolds American’s R.J. Reynolds Tobacco unit and Philip Morris.

Bismarck now officially bans smoking in bars, truck stops

Bismarck’s bars, truck stops and tobacco shops are now officially smoke-free.City Bar

Treasury to cut holidaymakers

The number of cigarettes holidaymakers may bring back from Europe without attracting questions from Customs officials is to be cut duty-free-tobaccoby more than two-thirds as part of a Treasury attempt to claw back some of the £2.2bn in tax lost to tobacco smuggling every year.