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Tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Supreme Court judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the Supreme Court wrote that supporters collected signatures using what was the official ballot title at the time. They said that complies with
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 24, 2016 21:49
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[Wyoming] Revenue committee snuffs out tobacco tax increase

The state’s tax on tobacco products will remain among the lowest in the nation, as the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Interim Revenue Committee opted to reject ...The decision came after tobacco company lobbyists argued that increasing the current tax would
Wyoming Business Report
added Sep 24, 2016 15:10
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Slammed With $9M Verdict In Engle Trial ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $3 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny trial over a longtime smoker's lung cancer death, adding to a $6.1 million compensatory verdict awarded in the...
Law360
added Sep 24, 2016 15:06
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[Florida] $6.1M Verdict, Plus Punitives TBD, Hits Tobacco Cos. for Smoker's Death; RJR Liable for Conspiracy Despite No Link to Its Cigs

The jury reached its conclusion, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for the 2000 death of Dennis Oshinsky, 60, after more than a day of deliberations. Notably, the decision included a finding that both companies were liable on conspiracy grou
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:37
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[Florida] Reynolds, Philip Morris Owe $6M Verdict For Cancer Death ($$)

The verdict followed more than a day of deliberations, placing 60 percent of the blame Dennis Oshinsky's lung cancer and death on Philip Morris USA Inc., 25 percent on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the remaining 15 percent on the deceased smoker himself.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:32
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Electronic cigarette sales rebound ahead of tighter FDA regulations

the jump coming in part from smokers buying more products before stiffer federal regulations began Aug. 8... “We also believe the industry’s push to innovate ahead of deeming regulations contributed, (while) NJoy’s bankruptcy filing (of Sept. 16) undersco
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2016 17:26
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[Florida] Widow Says Tobacco Firms Owe $7M For Husband's Death ($$)

widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $7.1 million against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds over his death, saying her late husband was a victim of a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers...
Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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Missouri Supreme Court rules tobacco tax hike proposal should remain on the ballot

The ruling marks the end of a long battle involving multiple lawsuits aimed at keeping the proposal off the ballot. Tobacco vendors sued Raise Your Hand for Kids, the nonprofit pushing the initiative for early childhood education programs, and Missouri S
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Supreme Court judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the Supreme Court wrote that supporters collected signatures using what was the official ballot title at the time. They said that complies with
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously ruled that voters will get to decide whether to raise cigarette taxes to benefit early childhood programs...judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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