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[Kentucky, Mississippi] More charges leveled in contraband tobacco scheme

Two Kentucky men and a tobacco company have been indicted for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes. .... accused of wire fraud and conspiring to sell cigarettes through Mississippi to avoid paying federal and state taxe
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added May 17, 2013 10:09

[Mississippi] Indiana man sentenced in Miss. cigarette case

Settles pleaded guilty earlier this year
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 5, 2012 03:27

[Mississippi] Plea withdrawn in contraband tobacco case

WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added May 5, 2012 12:42

[Mississippi] Kentucky cigarette manufacturer pays $750000, pleads guilty in contraband case

the payment from Tantus Tobacco LLC in a news release Tuesday. Tantus admitted that in 2008, it sold cigarettes to Charles Wells, a distributor in Hopkinsville, but helped create false documentation that it had sold the cigarettes to Jerry Burke, a whole
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 12, 2014 15:53

[Mississippi] Moss Point goes completely smoke free

Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalitions of Jackson County is recognizing the city tonight for passing of a comprehensive smoke-free air ordinance. The ordinance applies to all indoor public places in Moss Point. That includes bars, restaurants and gas statio
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 22, 2012 15:55

[Mississippi] SCRUGGS: The Oxford Man Who Brought Down Big Tobacco Asks: Are Opioids the New Tobacco?

Editor’s Note: Dick Scruggs, the attorney who brought down Big Tobacco, draws a parallel between cigarette and opioid litigation in this piece written for a law publication. Is the rising spate of opioid litigation comparable to the litigation that resul (Oxford, MS)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:31

[Mississippi] VIDEO: The war on opioids moves to the courtroom

Now, some 20 years later, Moore has another health crisis on his mind -- and another corporate target: the makers of opioids. "Tobacco, somebody smokes a cigarette, it might be 30 years, 40 years before the disease process works and kills them," Moore sa
added Feb 25, 2018 16:34

What happened to Mississippi’s tobacco lawsuit money?

The Great Recession happened. Budget problems happened. The body of the trust fund was whittled away year by year. And now, the health care trust fund has been drained dry. The budget summary from the 2016 legislative session shows the fund will have a
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:16

LENA MITCHELL: Mississippi reneging on prevention promise of tobacco settlement

NEMS360 (Journal Interactive, Tupelo, MS)
added May 22, 2012 02:17

[Mississippi] Sparks fly at city meeting over smoking ban enforcement ($$)

Monday’s city board meeting began with a bang as city Commissioner Bo Plunk reminded police Chief Whit Read that the board could fire him.
Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Sep 23, 2014 14:33
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