People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

Author: Ausick, P.            

The proposed $49 billion acquisition by British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT: BTI) of the 58% of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) that it does not already own will, if approved, create the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company by both revenue and market cap. It will also create the biggest target for more lawsuits related to the harmful effects of tobacco use.                        

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