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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
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added Aug 15, 2018 17:11

[Florida] Smoker's Death Shouldn't Pause Arguments, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

The attorney for a now-deceased ex-smoker... told the Eleventh Circuit Monday that her death is no reason to postpone the oral arguments set for Wednesday, dryly noting that the tobacco company’s “compassionate response is touching.”
added Aug 15, 2018 05:03

Florida Supreme Court Briefed On Disqualified Firm In Engle Cases ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. urge the Florida Supreme Court to turn away an appeal of a ruling that disqualified a law firm from providing legal representation for more than 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs in Florida’s Third District
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added Aug 15, 2018 05:01

Nebraska Federal Magistrate Judge: No Stay In Tribal Cigarette Tax Lawsuit ($$)

a Nebraska federal magistrate judge rejected a motion by the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in and stay the case based upon an ongoing criminal investigation of the tribe’s tobacco operations (HCI Distribution Inc., et al., v. Douglas Peterson, e
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added Aug 15, 2018 04:53

After Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Florida Man Sues Tobacco Company ($$)

a recently diagnosed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patient took aim at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC, accusing the cigarette manufacturers of causing his illnesses (Joe Broughton v.
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added Aug 15, 2018 04:53
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[New Jersey] R.J. Reynolds Alerts Florida Court To Accutane Ruling In Mesothelioma Row ($$)

nolds Tobacco Co. cited the Aug. 1 ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court in In re: Accutane Litigation, No. 2017 079958, N.J. Sup., 2018 N.J. LEXIS 988, as “pertinent” to the Florida Supreme Court’s continued consideration of a dispute over application o
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added Aug 15, 2018 04:51

[Florida] MORALES V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 08/15/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, Barbara Morales claims defendant tobacco companies hid the dangers of cigarettes, which caused addiction and smoking-related disease.
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added Aug 15, 2018 04:49

[Florida] Widower Sues Tobacco Companies, Supermarket Over Wife’s Death ($$)

plaintiff took aim at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and Publix Supermarkets Inc. in connection with the wrongful death of his wife, just two months after her lung cancer diagnosis (Walter Schnitzer, on behalf of the Estate of Deborah S
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added Aug 15, 2018 04:43

[Washington] 9th Circ. Snuffs Out Tobacco Co.'s Challenge On $58M Tax Tab ($$)

allowed the U.S. to collect $58 million from a Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer for unpaid federal excise taxes and related interest and penalties because neither a congressional statute nor a treaty with the Yakama Nation from the 1800s created
added Aug 15, 2018 04:40
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