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[Louisiana] Declining tobacco sales concern for the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation

The declining sales of cigarettes were named as the reason for recent decrease in assets held by the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC). A recent financial statement presented to its board noted that total assets had decreased from $145 mil
The Louisiana Record
added Apr 12, 2017 19:32
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[Louisiana] Poll shows strong support for Hub City smoke-free ordinance

A poll released Tuesday by Healthier Air for All finds that nearly three-quarters of respondents favor a city-wide smoke-free policy that includes bars and bingo halls. Under the umbrella of the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, Healthier Air f
The Independent Weekly (Lafayette LA )
added Apr 5, 2017 12:29
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[Louisiana] Smoke-free Lafayette Coalition seeks smoke-free ordinance

Smoke-Free Lafayette Coalition is asking the Lafayette Consolidated Council to support the health of all members of the workforce...it would help musicians like me to maybe live a little bit longer and have an easier night performing." "As a business
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:56
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[Louisiana] Tobacco settlement fund takes a hit

The cause: fewer cigarettes being bought. Nearly every state in the U.S. receives money – $140 million from lawsuits filed against tobacco companies annually and in perpetuity in settlement revenues from the federal government after winning a 1999 lawsui
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[Louisiana] PET imaging study published on nicotine distribution in humans

Garg’s team acquired whole body PET images using a radiopharmaceutical research chemical called C-11 nicotine, and found that besides in the lungs, nicotine also gets deposited in several other organs such as the brain, liver, spleen and muscles. Underst
KTBS ABC 3 (Shreveport, LA)
added Mar 3, 2017 22:12
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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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[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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[Louisiana, North Carolina] NOPD officers awaiting federal contraband trafficking trial back at work

Two New Orleans police officers awaiting a federal court trial for their alleged involvement in an interstate contraband cigarette trafficking scheme have returned to active duty at NOPD headquarters, the department said Thursday (Feb. 16).
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Feb 18, 2017 00:16
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[Louisiana] New reports suggests La. could be doing more to help smokers quit

"While the report states that the State of Louisiana's Tobacco Control programs are failing Louisiana smokers, it does not adequately reflect the service made available for no charge to Louisiana residents by the New Orleans-based Smoking Cessation Trust
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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