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Kansas, Kickapoo Tribe Reach New Cigarette Deal ($$)

The state of Kansas has sent the state Legislature a new cigarette tax deal with the Kickapoo tribe to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands, the state’s governor and attorney general said in a statement on Thursday.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 23:16
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[Florida] WWII Hero's Family Awarded $6M in Trial Against RJR Over Heart and Lung Disease

handed down a $6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role jurors found the tobacco giant played in the illness a decorated World War II veteran developed after smoking cigarettes for more than a half century. Fox v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-026348
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:10
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[Florida] Jury Awards $6M To WWII Hero's Widow In Engle Case ($$)

The jury decided Thursday that RJR was not responsible for Fox's death, but that Fox suffered $6 million worth of damages from smoking-related injuries like pain, suffering, mental anguish and a decrease in his ability to enjoy life. It assigned 50 perce
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 17:49
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VIDEO: E-Cigarette Batteries Are Exploding and Disfiguring Consumers – America’s Lawyer

Now, we have them saying, “Gee whiz, we got you addicted. Now, we want to make a product that’s going to get you unaddicted.” Unfortunately the product that they’re making to get you unaddicted has the ability to blow your face off. That is kind of what t
Ring Of Fire Network
added Feb 24, 2017 14:47
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FDA is Trying to Snuff Out America’s Cigar Industry

Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today filed an amicus curiae brief in support of Plaintiffs the Cigar Association of America, the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association, and Cigar Rights of America in their lawsuit against
Cause of Action Institute
added Feb 23, 2017 21:28
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[New York] FedEx Can't Pare Claims In NY Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

judge on Tuesday denied FedEx's bid to trim a suit brought by New York City and state attorneys alleging the company made illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations and other states, finding that FedEx isn't exempt from cert
Law360
added Feb 23, 2017 21:04
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Reynolds, ITG square off in dispute over payments to Florida for health-care expenses related to smoking

ITG Brands LLC is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an attempt to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands. As part of Reynolds American Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2017 13:56
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[China] Crede Dismisses Claims in Lawsuit Against 22nd Century

Crede CG III, Ltd. has dismissed claims against the Company in the on-going litigation related to a terminated China joint venture. Crede filed the lawsuit in the wake of the Company’s decision to terminate a failed China joint venture arrangement with Cr
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2017 17:15
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A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions of dollars into a secret bank account. They weren’t known smugglers, but rather agents from [ATF]...racketeering lawsuit brought by a collective of tobacco farmers who say they we
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 16:28
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: BRIEF OF THE STATES OF AZ, LA, MI AND TX AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS, Feb 21, 2016

failed to provide an adequate cost-benefit analysis determining that the benefits of deeming premium cigars to be regulated tobacco products outweigh....deeming cigars will undermine the public health programs funded by state excise taxes on non-cigarette
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2017 22:25
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