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[New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Dakota] How much does Wisconsin collect from tobacco, alcohol and gas taxes?

Only three states draw a higher percentage of their tax revenue from the sale of tobacco products than Wisconsin, a new data set revealed. Wisconsin collected $645 million in taxes from tobacco sales in 2011, 4.21 percent of its $15 billion tax revenue
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 30, 2013 04:49
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[Rhode Island] Man charged after $1.5M in untaxed tobacco products seized

A Pawtucket man has been arrested after police seized untaxed little cigars, smokeless tobacco and other items classified as “other tobacco products” valued at $1.5 million. Rhode Island State Police say Yassine Nasser was arraigned Thursday in District
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2015 13:12
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Oppenheimer Sues Rhode Island Over $594 Million Bond Deal

Rhode Island’s plan to sell $594 million in debt backed by tobacco-company payments was challenged by OppenheimerFunds Inc., which claims the deal violates earlier bondholder rights to revenue related to a 16-year-old accord over health-care related cost
Bloomberg News
added Aug 6, 2014 07:15
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[Rhode Island] Oppenheimer funds fighting tobacco bond refinancing

In a lawsuit filed in R.I. Superior Court, two mutual funds controlled by Oppenheimer Funds are trying to block the tobacco bond refinancing, which they claim defrauds their investors.
Providence Business News
added Dec 8, 2014 15:46
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[New England, Massachusetts, Rhode Island] RI Black Market Tobacco Sales Rampant, Among Worst in Nation

Up to 40 percent of cigarettes smoked in Rhode Island are smuggled into the state according to one estimate. That analysis comes from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a nonpartisan research group ... "the best solution to the problem of interstate
GoLocalProv.com
added Dec 25, 2013 22:31
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[Rhode Island] Providence takes on big tobacco in federal court over ordinances to curb tobacco sales to teens

City leaders in January passed ordinances prohibiting stores from selling discounted tobacco and non-cigarette fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco products, such as cigars and cigarillos. The National Association of Tobacco Outlets and tobacco companies su
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Aug 24, 2012 01:44
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Rhode Island settles in principle with tobacco companies in MSA dispute

As a result of Kilmartin’s recent settlement, Rhode Island will receive $10 million this fiscal year and the state’s tobacco bondholders will receive $40 million. "Not only does this settlement resolve significant risk for both the bond holders and t
Legal NewsLine
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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Rhode Island likely saves close to $1B thanks to ruling on bonds case

thanks to the outcome of a Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC) bonds case. The savings came after a Rhode Island Superior Court judge last month ruled in favor of the TSFC over the issuing of about $600 million in tobacco bonds.
Inside Counsel
added Feb 5, 2015 06:08
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[Rhode Island] RI Issues $620M In Tobacco Bonds After Oppenheimer Row ($$)

Rhode Island issued $620 million in tobacco bonds on Thursday, netting an immediate $36 million payment and following through on a much-anticipated issuance after successfully beating back OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s lawsuit seeking to block the issuance.
Law360
added Mar 20, 2015 13:13
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS, INC., et al. v. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE - TOBACCO CONTROL LEGAL CONSORTIUM (PDF)

if this guarantee can be applied indiscriminately to the most mundane business conduct, it will cease to provide meaningful protection to genuine expression. “To say that the First Amendment protects the sale or dissemination of all objects … would entir
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 8, 2013 18:58
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