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Arkansas judge grants class-action status for suit that challenges Marlboro Lights marketing

A judge in Arkansas has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that claims Philip Morris USA deliberately exaggerated the safety of its Marlboro Lights cigarettes. Attorneys for Philip Morris had argued that any lawsuits should be filed individually, b
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2013 15:33
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

they’re asking the presiding judge, Circuit Judge Tim Fox of Little Rock, to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund. The lawyers don’t ask for a specific amount in their payment petition fi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 7, 2017 02:15
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[Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas] Some ArkLaTex businesses may benefit from CVS tobacco ban

A specialty tobacco shop just around the corner from a CVS store in Bossier City, saw quite a bit of new customers flow through Wednesday. Sheila Conrad, assistant manager at the Tobacco House, isn't exactly sure where the influx has come from, but she
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Sep 4, 2014 12:37
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Phillip Morris To Appeal Circuit Court Decision In Arkansas Supreme Court

A decade-old lawsuit filed against the tobacco company Phillip Morris USA was approved to proceed in Little Rock Tuesday.
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 23, 2013 20:47
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[Arkansas] Ad push to seek plaintiffs in Marlboro tobacco suit

will begin soon to let Marlboro Lights smokers who bought the cigarettes in Arkansas during a nearly 39-year period know they can apply to join a 12-year-old lawsuit that accuses the manufacturer of deliberately exaggerating the safety of the brand.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added May 24, 2015 10:44
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[Arkansas] $45M deal settles suit on Lights cigarettes

A $45 million settlement submitted to Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday will go to pay smokers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 31-year period, while also ending 13 years of litigation against tobacco manufacturer Phi
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Jul 30, 2016 19:13
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[Arkansas] Bill to regulate e-cigarettes passes House

Senate Bill 978, sponsored by Sen. Eddie Joe Williams, R-Cabot, passed the House with a 51-16 vote. The legislation would not add any additional taxes but would provide "considerable regulation" for these nicotine products, Rep. Douglas House, R-North
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Apr 1, 2015 18:39
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[Canada, Arkansas] Judge orders tobacco maker to pay state nearly $30 million

A Canadian tobacco company has been ordered to pay Arkansas nearly $30 million for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of participating in the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The state accused Grand River Enterprises of violating the law by
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2014 12:43
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[Arkansas] Class-action status OK’d in tobacco suit ($$)

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday formally granted class-action status to a deceptive-trade practices lawsuit against the manufacturer of Marlboro Lights cigarettes, a move that has the potential to create Arkansas’ largest plaintiffs pool e
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Nov 9, 2013 11:35
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Marlboro Lights users in Arkansas in line for cash after $45M settlement approved

Consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period are eligible for reimbursement of at least 10 cents per purchased pack as their share of a $45 million settlement granted preliminary approval Tuesday by Pulaski County Circ
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Aug 17, 2016 18:40
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