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Some Oklahoma High Court Justices Say Fees May Be Fine

The new cigarette fee was also passed in the final five days of the legislative session and without a supermajority of lawmakers, said former U.S. Attorney Robert McCampbell, who represents Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. and others in
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 9, 2017 15:07
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‘If it looks like a duck’: Oklahoma Supreme Court hears budget lawsuits

McCampbell is representing tobacco companies who challenged the constitutionality of SB 845, which implemented a $1.50-per-pack fee on the basis that it and a handful of minor statutory tweaks would reduce smoking in the state of Oklahoma.
NonDoc
added Aug 9, 2017 15:06
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Oklahoma Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Cigarette Fee, Motor Vehicle Sales Tax

One of the challenged bills, which creates a fee of $1.50 per pack on cigarettes, would generate an estimated $225 million in revenue for public health agencies like the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority, the Department of Human Services, and the Department
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:04
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[Michigan] Smoking neighbors don’t seem to care woman is recovering from cancer

An asthmatic Michigan woman recovering from breast cancer has filed a lawsuit against her tobacco puffing neighbors, according to a report. For the past year, Phyllis Davis said the neighbors in the connected unit in her Farmington Hills condo have been
New York Post
added Aug 8, 2017 20:41
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[New York] Judge Allows Couple’s Refund Claim To Proceed Based On Treaty Language

A New York couple can continue their pursuit of a refund for federal income tax and penalties paid for the sale of gravel from their Indian reservation property based on a liberal construction of two treaties, a New York federal judge held Aug. 4 in denyi
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 8, 2017 20:33
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COMMENTARY: What’s New In 2017? Filing Trends And Developments In Asbestos Litigation ($$)

Editor’s Note: Daniel J. Ryan is a Shareholder and Chair, Asbestos and Mass Tort Litigation Practice Group, in the Philadelphia office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. John J. Hare is a Shareholder and Chair, Appellate Advocacy and Post-Tria
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 8, 2017 20:32
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Oklahoma Supreme Court hears arguments on cigarette fee legal challenge

is hearing oral arguments Tuesday morning on a legal challenge to Senate Bill 845 filed by cigarette companies and others. The measure was passed after failed attempts to impose a $1.50-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes in addition to the existing $1.0
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 8, 2017 20:05
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Statement from Nicopure's CEO Jeff Stamler on the Anniversary of FDA's Deeming Rule

Friday, July 21, 2017 was another day that will forever change the lives of millions of Americans. A day when a Federal Judge decided that her allegiance to politics was far more important than helping millions...Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled in favor
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2017 15:23
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[Michigan] How Secondhand Smoke Affects Cancer Survivors: Woman Sues Neighbors For Smoking

According to the complaint, Davis' building has four condos, which share hallways, a basement and a ventilation system. Two of her neighbors, who stay as renters in a connected unit, smoke cigarettes and other substances, the smoke of which travels thro
IBT - International Business Times
added Aug 8, 2017 14:01
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[Michigan] Cancer survivor sues over condo neighbor's second-hand smoke

A Farmington Hills woman recovering from breast cancer and battling asthma says she now has to deal with another problem that's making her sick - her neighbors' smoking habit.
WJBK FOX 2 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:39
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