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[Florida] Bondi Goes To Court For Tobacco Payments

Bondi’s office contends that payments based on Winston, Salem, Kool and Maverick cigarettes improperly stopped after the brands became part of ITG. The motion said the state is owed more than $45 million. “The sale of major, pre-existing tobacco brands t
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jan 19, 2017 15:29
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STATE OF FLORIDA v. AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al.: THE STATE’S MOTION TO JOIN ITG BRANDS, LLC AS A DEFENDANT AND TO ENFORCE THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

The State is presently owed more than $45 million and will continue to suffer annual losses of approximately $30 million absent the Court’s enforcement of the Settlement Agreement that it approved and adopted more than 20 years ago. Pursuant to that Sett
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 20, 2017 20:47
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[Florida] Fla. Sues RJR For Stopping Payments Under Tobacco Deal ($$)

the state has stopped receiving annual tobacco settlement payments for the Winston, Kool and Salem cigarette brands since R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. sold them to ITG Brands LLC for $7 billion. Attorney General Pam Bondi filed an enforcement motion against
Law360
added Jan 19, 2017 15:31
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[Florida] Pam Bondi moves against tobacco companies for missed payments

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is going after two tobacco companies for holding back money she says is owed to the state under an historic tobacco settlement. Bondi filed an enforcement motion in Palm Beach County circuit court Wednesday against ITG
Florida Politics
added Jan 19, 2017 00:07
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[Florida] Attorney General Bondi Sues Tobacco Companies for Violating Settlement Obligations

RJR has refused to include the sales of these cigarette brands when making annual payments to Florida, despite not having been released from its payment obligations. ITG has similarly refused to make any payment to Florida even after agreeing with RJR to
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:34
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Arkansas judge approves $29.1M payout in Marlboro case

Fox on Tuesday approved paying $29.1 million from a $45 million lawsuit settlement fund to 21,132 Marlboro Lights smokers and their lawyers. The fund was set up to end a 13-year-old class-action lawsuit accusing Philip Morris USA and parent company Altri
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Jan 18, 2017 19:18
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[Nebraska] Shredding company sues DL Blair, tobacco manufacturer

An small document-shredding company has filed a lawsuit against now-closed DL Blair and tobacco megacorporation Altria Group for breach of contract after it wasn't paid for services. InfoSafe Shredding Inc. of Omaha filed a lawsuit Jan. 4 in Washington
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Jan 18, 2017 09:43
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[Florida] Senate will hear tobacco appellate bond cap repealer; a sop to trial lawyers?

The Senate is primed to hear a bill that would repeal the cap on the amount of money tobacco companies have to put up as appellate bonds. Sen. Greg Steube, a Sarasota Republican, and Rep. Danny Burgess, a Zephyrhills Republican, have filed measures for
Florida Politics
added Feb 10, 2017 23:57
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Santa Fe Tobacco Seeks To Keep Deceptive Marketing Suit In Federal Court ($$)

told a federal judge in the District of Columbia that a deceptive marketing suit against it should stay in federal court, arguing that the cost of complying with the injunctive relief sought exceeds the $75,000 threshold regardless of whether the court fi
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:33
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[New York] United States Sues Cigar Manufacturer Over Failure To Pay Fines Under FERTA ($$)

alleging that the company failed to make payments after a civil fine was imposed against it under a law that was created to transition the tobacco industry to a free market (United States of America v. La Casa Grande Tobacco Corporation,
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:32
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