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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL. v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

The decision below should not be allowed to stand, as it is riddled with certworthy errors and has massive financial and practical implications for the MSA parties. This Court should either grant plenary review, summarily vacate and remand in light of Oxf
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 9, 2016 21:57
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Commonwealth Court Of Pennsylvania (PDF)

In this multi-hundred-million-dollar dispute under the landmark tobacco MSA, the state court below invalidated as “irrational” an arbitration award that had been unanimously issued by a Panel of three former federal judges, including Judge Abner Mikva of
Jones Day
added May 13, 2016 19:50
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[Pennsylvania] Cigars become new lifestyle trend of Central PA

tobacco remains a high cash crop in the region.... From smoking lounges to themed dinners and even social clubs, the cigar is no longer a luxury enjoyed by old men in smoking jackets. It is a lifestyle choice for the everyman. For Falcon, owner of the La
FlipSidePA
added Jun 11, 2015 16:35
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[Pennsylvania] BREAKING: Big Tobacco Must Fork Over $125M To Pa. ($$)

Pennsylvania can receive a $125 million payment by Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.... The highly anticipated ruling is the first appellate decision over the settlement fund in the country.
Law360
added Apr 10, 2015 21:30
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[Pennsylvania] One Month in, Philly Cigarette Tax Boosting Biz in the 'Burbs

The $2 per pack cigarette tax in Philadelphia has been in effect for more than a month and some people are hitting the road to avoid paying more for a pack.
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:43
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[Pennsylvania] As Philly preps new cigarette tax, old tobacco revenues drop

Does that tell us anything about whether the city is likely to raise the $90 million it hopes to raise from the smokers' tax in the next year? "It raises a red flag," Butkovitz told me. "We don’t know if people have changed their chewing habit, or if it’
Philly blogs
added Oct 1, 2014 06:01
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Pa. learns there's no peace in the war against Big Tobacco: Editorial

Pennsylvania has now learned the hard way that there is no peace when dealing with the tobacco industry. So far, Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office has budgeted $1 million for outside legal help in appealing the arbitration ruling. Protecting the st
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jan 13, 2014 22:06
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Adopt tougher ban on second-hand smoke

Yet, due largely to exemptions written into the Pennsylvania Clean Indoor Air Act, the American Heart Association estimates that about 858,000 Pennsylvanians continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke. Much of the exposure occurs in work places. The la
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Dec 2, 2013 14:38
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[Colorado, Pennsylvania] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

Glantz argues that lawmakers who say they are concerned about costs ought to read the research. "A heart attack is a lot of money," he said, much of it paid by taxpayers.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 15, 2013 10:13
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. AG sues contraband cigarette sellers

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed a civil lawsuit Friday against four individuals who allegedly sold cigarettes online and failed to pay state cigarette taxes.
Legal NewsLine
added Jun 19, 2013 02:34
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