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[Kansas, Missouri, New York] 18 Indicted in $18 Million Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes
An Independence, MO business owner and a Wichita, KS attorney are among 18 defendants who have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a more than $17 million, multi-state conspiracy to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes
Aug 15, 2013 Kansas City infoZine
added Aug 16, 2013 01:23
A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday tossed $1.5 million in punitive damages awarded to the family of a deceased smoker in its suit against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., remanding the long-standing wrongful death suit for a third trial.
Oct 3, 2012 Law360
added Oct 4, 2012 17:03
A bill to set the minimum age for the sale of tobacco in the city to 21 instead of 18 was introduced at Monday night's Jefferson City Council meeting. The bill does not prohibit the possession of tobacco and related products by those 18 and older.
Mar 7, 2017 Fulton (MO) Sun
added Mar 7, 2017 14:41
A tobacco company allegedly secretly included asbestos in one of its cigarette brands in the 1950s, which cause mesothelioma, a lawsuit said. Katherine S. Jones filed the lawsuit July 9 in U.S. District Court in Missouri against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Jul 31, 2015 Legal NewsLine
added Aug 1, 2015 09:42
The result of the sting? A $17 million conspiracy unraveled, and 18 people indicted, including the one-time warehouse distribution manager for Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska. Federal prosecutors say that t
Aug 15, 2013 Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Aug 16, 2013 02:16
A Missouri appeals court threw out a $1.5 million punitive judgment Tuesday against Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. and ordered a new trial to reconsider the issue.
Oct 2, 2012 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 2, 2012 18:15
But this time, there's a key difference that could bolster its chances. Big Tobacco, which spent millions of dollars to defeat the last proposal six years ago, is largely sitting this one out.
Sep 1, 2012 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 2, 2012 18:13
While the law doesn’t plainly forbid regulation of e-cigarettes, these groups point out that, by defining e-cigarettes as not tobacco, it keeps them from being subject to the same taxes and health-requirements as traditional cigarettes. A.J. Moll, on th
Sep 15, 2014 KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:17
I write as a concerned St. Louis resident, consistently disgusted at the fact that I am offered an e-cigarette every time I pass by Supreme Nicotine, a kiosk in the center of the Galleria mall. Not only am I offered an e-cigarette, I am forced to breathe
Dec 4, 2012 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2012 11:04
It now sits idle, the result of a provision in the federal highway bill signed into law last week that classified merchants like him as manufacturers. "That's one of the most confusing things to us is what a retail mom-and-pop store has to do with the f
Jul 14, 2012 Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 16, 2012 12:27