RJ Reynolds Latest Co. Hit With False Ad Suit Over E-Cig Risks

Law360, New York (September 9, 2015, 5:44 PM EDT) -- RJ Reynolds Vapor Co. has failed to warn California consumers that electronic cigarettes contain carcinogens, according to a proposed class action filed Tuesday in federal court that follows a similar suit launched earlier this month against Imperial Tobacco Group PLC.

Named plaintiff Jerod Harris claims that the Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary violated California state consumer protection and unfair competition laws by marketing Vuse electronic cigarettes in a way that fails to inform customers of the potential health risks incurred by using the products, specifically, inhalation of the...
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Harris v. R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company


Case Number

3:15-cv-04075

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California Northern

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Other Statutory Actions

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James Donato

Date Filed

September 8, 2015

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