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[Illinois] LETTER: SWEDA: Letter about tobacco lawsuit didn't mention anti-racketeering ruling

So, when it comes to the tobacco companies’ ongoing light-cigarette scam, Mr. Akin and his organization come down on the side of adjudicated racketeers rather than American consumers.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 02:29
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[Illinois] Cigarette distributors drop suit against state

Cigarette distributors agreed Thursday to end a lawsuit against the state of Illinois over sales of cigarette tax stamps in advance of next week's $1-per-pack increase in the tax. The agreement came after distributors loaded up on tax stamps last week
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Jun 22, 2012 04:21
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[Illinois] SUDERMAN: Baptists and Bootleggers, Tobacco Tax Edition w/Photo

Reason Magazine
added May 10, 2012 03:14
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[California, Illinois, New York] In re Fontem US, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litig. Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint (PDF)

The FDA has stated that the heading was implemented “in order to clarify that part 1143 is not intended to prevent tobacco product manufacturers from including truthful, non-misleading warnings on their products’ packaging or advertisements voluntarily
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 2, 2016 19:52
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[Illinois, Pennsylvania] Altria to close Franklin Park tobacco facility

The announcement came as Altria, which also makes Virginia Slims and Parliament cigarettes, reported a 29 percent drop in profit for its most recent quarter, but its adjusted earnings still beat expectations. It reported net income of $1.09 billion, or 5
Chicago Sun-Times
added Oct 27, 2016 21:43
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U.S. High Court Denies Petition For Writ Of Cert In Illinois Smokers’ Appeal ($$)

on June 20 denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by Illinois smokers seeking to challenge an Illinois Supreme Court justice’s participation in reversing a $10 billion verdict in a tobacco case based on the justice’s alleged acceptance of funding
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 20, 2016 20:53
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[Illinois] Chicago Takes Bold Action To Reduce Tobacco Use: Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free

Today is a truly historic day in Chicago when it comes to protecting kids from the dangers of tobacco use. We applaud Sen. Richard Durbin for his leadership in advocating for tobacco-free baseball. We also support Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:18
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[Illinois] State's top court hears $10 billion tobacco appeal

The lawsuit -- one of the nation's first to accuse a tobacco company of consumer fraud -- claimed that Phillip Morris deceptively marketed "light" and "low-tar" cigarettes as a healthier alternative. The initial Madison County trial ended in 2003 with th
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2015 10:52
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Cigarette Smugglers Still Love New York and Michigan, but Illinois Closing In

Something should be done about the nation’s rampant smuggling problem. High excise taxes on cigarettes have led to all sorts of unintended consequences... Our smuggling study — conducted this year in concert with the Washington, D.C.,-based Tax Foundatio
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 16, 2015 12:28
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: What is the FDA smoking?

given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14
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