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$10 billion cigarette case headed back to Illinois Supreme Court

appellate court reinstated the verdict in April, agreeing with the plaintiffs' attorney that new evidence might have altered the top court's decision in 2005 to overturn the judgment. Philip Morris asked the Supreme Court to revisit the case, and the top
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 24, 2014 18:56


peddling a candy-flavored nicotine addiction to our kids in the form of e-cigarettes. The FDA failed once more in its mission to protect our children from this insidious product by further extending the comment period for the proposed regulation and delay
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jun 25, 2014 10:04

[Illinois] Tillery seeks Karmeier's recusal or disqualification in $10 billion tobacco case

“If Justice Karmeier does not recuse himself, then the Court should disqualify him,” attorney Stephen Tillery of St. Louis wrote on May 28. He wrote that there is an objective and reasonable public perception of bias. Philip Morris seeks review of a Fif
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 5, 2014 19:44

[Illinois] 'Light' cigarette case against Huck's continues after nine years; Two current judges had been plaintiff's counsel

A nine-year-old lawsuit claiming Huck’s convenience stores unfairly and deceptively schemed to get customers to buy “light” cigarettes ... Flack, who worked for Korein Tillery, was lead counsel in the case until the day before he was sworn in as associat
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 29, 2014 01:01

[Illinois] Electronic cigarettes to see new set of regulations

The end of October marks the deadline the FDA set for issuing federal regulations ... But that leaves states in a gray area of what is legal and what is not. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined with 39 of her colleagues to write a letter to the
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Jan 8, 2014 23:30

[Illinois] Smokeless tobacco gains popularity, area teens reject tobacco

But a 2011 survey showed about 18.1 percent of all high school students had smoked one or more cigarettes in the month before being polled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Furthermore, smokeless tobacco has gained popularity.
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Aug 27, 2013 10:44

[Illinois] PANIERI: Cigarettes a sign of revolution?

Nary a day goes by that I don’t see a hand surreptitiously flicking a cigarette butt from vehicle windows (especially pickup trucks, for some reason). I have to wonder if this butt-tossing is a passive/aggressive action in protest to $5 per pack cigarette
Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Sep 24, 2012 17:24

[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

[Illinois] SUDERMAN: Baptists and Bootleggers, Tobacco Tax Edition w/Photo

Reason Magazine
added May 10, 2012 03:14

[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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