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Florida AG fights for allegedly overdue payments from tobacco industry

A three-way dispute between two tobacco companies and the state of Florida attorney general's office has lead to a haze of confusion. In February, according to a report by the Winston-Salem Journal, ITG Brands filed a lawsuit against tobacco giant RJ Re
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 7, 2017 12:52
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[Africa, Nigeria] Court Grants ERA/FOEN Permission To Sue FG Over Tobacco Taxes, Incentives

In a letter titled ‘Request for Information Under the Freedom of Information Act’ with specific reference to the tax benefit (s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:47
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[UK] Quit (Illicit) Smoking - new proposals will affect landlords

Landlords could potentially find themselves hit with new lease requirements, periodic checking obligations and even financial penalties following the publication of the ‘Sanctions to tackle tobacco duty evasion and other excise duty evasion’ consultation
Lexology (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:30
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[Louisiana] Lawyer's claim for fees from $242 million tobacco case moves forward ($$)

A Nevada lawyer may move forward with a lawsuit claiming he is owed $6.72 million after he was cut out of his share of $114 million in attorneys' fees in a class action against major tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2017 20:54
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. AG Wants More Resources For Tobacco Litigation ($$)

to litigate required payments under the 1998 tobacco master settlement...He said that research suggests that cigarettes are missing a required chemical additive that prevents them from combusting when not being smoked.
Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 20:47
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Popularity of Vapes Draws Attention of Big Tobacco

The twist to vapes, as opposed to traditional cigarettes, is the fancy flavors in which they come. The devices run on a battery that heats a mixture of nicotine and liquid flavoring to produce a white, puffy cloud of vapor the user inhales. Two side note
JD Supra, LLC
added Mar 3, 2017 20:36
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[New York] Condo owners' secondhand smoke issue draws huge response

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and even their apartment were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors’ patio. Some suggested legal measures:
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:05
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[Louisiana] Bernard v. Scott Litigation Group: ORDER AND REASONS (PDF)

IT IS ORDERED that the Defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings with respect to Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is GRANTED. The Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37
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[Louisiana] Atty's Claim For Fees After $242M Win Kept Alive ($$)

judge on Wednesday gave the green light to an attorney who alleges that a class action litigation group owes him nearly $7 million after winning a $242 million judgment against The American Tobacco Company, finding at least a portion of his claims were ti
Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34
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NOVAK: Jeff Sessions, Anti-Weed Crusader, Was a Shill For Big Tobacco

the tobacco industry helped get Jeff Sessions elected to the Senate in 1996. In fact, Session got a bit too much money from R. J. Reyonlds... “If we let them get by with this extortion of the tobacco industry, then they’ll start shaking down other industr
Gizmodo
added Mar 2, 2017 05:39
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