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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


 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

[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
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

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

EDITORIAL: Smoke And Money: Arkansas consumers may collect from class-action suit

So, the company pays to make this all go away. The lawyers get their share, and expenses are taken out. And the folks who are supposed to benefit—along, we suspect, with quite a few who aren't—get the leftovers. Ain't justice grand?
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Aug 19, 2016 10:37

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

[Arkansas] Philip Morris Settles False Advertising Class Suit For $45 Million ($$)

On July 30, Philip Morris USA Inc. agreed to pay $45 million to a class of Arkansas smokers who claimed that the tobacco company falsely advertised the health effects of Marlboro Light cigarettes (Wayne Miner, et al. v. Philip Morris Companies Inc., No. C
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 16, 2016 22:55

[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

[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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