Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Date:May 8, 2006
Offense Group:safety-related offenses
Primary Offense:tobacco litigation
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company agreed to pay $5 million to resolve a lawsuit in which the California Supreme Court found RJR liable for violating state law when it distributed 108,155 free packs of cigarettes on public grounds.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:tobacco
Specific Industry of Parent:tobacco
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