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Tobacco giant Philip Morris to pay $45 million to Arkansas smokers

Arkansas is the first state to successfully settle a class action lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris; now some smokers could get their hands on some of the $45 million settlement. Glenda Wills started smoking back in the 1980's; before the dang
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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[Arkansas] AUDIO: Senator Promises '17 Legislative Session Will Stub Smokers' Quitline Out

Sen. Bart Hester...raised the specter in a council meeting of the country’s third most tobacco-addicted state — that’s Arkansas, according to the Centers for Disease Control — quitting the tobacco “quitline.” It’s costly, redundant, and overreaching, he s
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 10, 2016 23:55
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Some Arkansas smokers are in for some cash

Philip Morris has reached a $45 million settlement with the state, which charged the company deceptively marketed the cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes. Philip Morris denied any wrongdoing, and the court did not decide who is right.
Consumer Affairs
added Sep 7, 2016 15:22
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[Arkansas] Settlement Agreement (PDF)

I . The Plaintiffs claim the total value of the benefits to the Class exceeds $45 million. Class Benefits include the $45 million Settlement Fund. The $45 million Settlement Fund will be used to pay any and all (!) Settlement Benefits to Class Members, (
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:22
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Court to notify consumers who purchased Marlboro Lights or Marlboro Ultra Lights in the state of Arkansas, that they could get money from a class action settlement.

A $45 million Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc. ("Philip Morris") about, among other things, whether Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes were deceptively advertised, marketed and sold as
PR Newswire
added Sep 5, 2016 13:18
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NOTICE from the CIRCUIT COURT FOR PULASKI COUNTY, ARKANSAS (PDF)

 The Settlement offers payments to anyone who bought Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes in the state of Arkansas between November 1, 1971 and June 22, 2010. Each payment will be based on the number of packs purchased and when they were
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:17
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[Arkansas] Frequently Asked Questions

What is this lawsuit about? The lawsuit is about, among other things, whether Philip Morris advertised, marketed and sold Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes in a manner that had the capacity to deceiv
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:07
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[Arkansas] Philip Morris Strikes $45M Deal In Ark. Marlboro Lights Suit ($$)

has reached a $45 million settlement with a class of smokers in Arkansas state court over claims the tobacco giant misrepresented that its Marlboro Lights and Ultra-Lights cigarettes were safer than the regular kind, according to court documents. Philip
Law360
added Sep 3, 2016 14:53
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[Arkansas] No ifs, ands or butts Parks director presents information on proposed no-smoking ordinance

The Eureka Springs City Council is working with the parks commission on a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in city parks. Parks director Justin Huss presented information on the proposed ordinance Monday night, telling the council he was approa
Lovely County (AR) Citizen
added Aug 25, 2016 03:04
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Tobacco lawsuit: Judge approves reimbursements in Arkansas case

Reimbursements for consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period have been approved as part of a $45 million lawsuit settlement. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a judge granted preliminary approval for those
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 19, 2016 10:39
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