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[New Mexico] NM slated to receive $50M from Big Tobacco

New Mexico will receive an additional $14.5 million this year from Big Tobacco after a state District Court judge ruled this week that the cigarette industry had been shortchanging the state in its annual payments under a nearly 20-year-old settlement ag
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Mexico] Judge: Tobacco companies owe NM $14.5M

Attorney General Hector Balderas said Tuesday that the state will get an estimated $14.5 million in additional funding next month, after a judge sided with the AG’s Office in a dispute over whether tobacco companies had previously paid less than they sho
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 20:16
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Texas Appeals Panel: Tobacco Tax Does Not Violate U.S. Constitution ($$)

found that a tax enacted on nonparticipating manufacturers in a statewide tobacco settlement does not violate the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution and reversed summary judgment granted to the small tobacco companies (Glenn
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 29, 2017 19:00
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UPS Loses in Contraband Cigarette Case

“Three cheers to the state Attorney General [Schneiderman] and the city Corporation Counsel for prosecuting this case... said Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores, Albany, N.Y., in a statement to CSP Daily News.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:41
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[New York] Oswego's Noel Francisco, likely solicitor general: legal star never forgot his home

He clerked for...Scalia....he was part of the legal team that worked on the Florida recount for George W. Bush...he served from 2001 to 2003 as an associate counsel, and from 20003 to 2005 as deputy assistant attorney general at the Justice Department's O
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Mar 28, 2017 02:36
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New York Federal Judge Finds For New York City, State In Untaxed Cigarette Suit ($$)

(UPS) is liable and will owe damages to New York City and New York state for shipping untaxed cigarettes to unauthorized sellers (The State of New York, et al. v. United Parcel Service Inc., No. 15-cv-1136, S.D. N.Y., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43495).
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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justice department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies from tobacco cases

Before Mr. Readler joined the DOJ, the department vigorously defended the FDA rule. With Mr. Readler now on the case, the government filed a motion requesting an extension “to more fully consider the issues raised.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:20
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LETTER TO AG JEFF SESSIONS RE: RECUSAL OF TOBACCO LAWYERS (PDF)

ethical standards would be compromised if any former partner of Jones Day, which has worked tirelessly on behalf of the tobacco industry, participates in the Justice Department’s defense of tobacco regulations or other actions by FDA affecting the ind
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:15
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Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

concerns about Noel Francisco, the nominee for Solicitor General, and Chad Readler, currently Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, both of whom represented R.J. Reynolds...while they were partners at the law firm Jones Day.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:09
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[Minnesota] Condo owners complain about secondhand smoke

Unless there was a state law that prohibits outdoor smoking in residential communities or unless the association’s governing documents designate smoking or non-smoking buildings or floors, I would think that you would have a difficult legal battle.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Mar 27, 2017 04:36
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