RJR settles class-action lawsuit

Yancy Jr., Cecil H.
May 2004
Southeast Farm Press;5/19/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p22
Trade Publication
Reports on the settlement by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco on a class-action lawsuit brought by tobacco growers in the U.S. Purchase of at least 35 million pounds of domestic leaf over the next ten years from 2004; Agreement to pay multimillion-dollar in cash to farmers; Inclusion of funds for education and a pursuance of a buyout.


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