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Dickie Scruggs: A 2nd chance / MISSISSIPPI'S FAMED TRIAL LAWYER-TURNED-FELON GRANTS HIS FIRST POST-PRISON INTERVIEW.

Feted by Hollywood, reviled by the Wall Street Journal, Scruggs gained fame for taking down Big Tobacco and the asbestos industry before losing it all in a judicial bribery scheme.
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Apr 27, 2015 08:59
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Louisiana may have been overpaid in tobacco settlement, $17 million too much

In addition to the state’s other fiscal problems, Louisiana now may have to repay, in short order, millions of dollars received in error from a multibillion-dollar settlement with cigarette manufacturers.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 25, 2015 12:59
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Bootleggers, Baptists, and e-cigs / Unlikely allies from the tobacco wars try to fight off a game-changer.

This happy Bootlegger/Baptist equilibrium is now threatened by the exploding sales of e-cigs... Bootlegger/Baptist political forces will not rest until e-cigs are subject to the state and federal taxes that apply to cigarettes and e-cig revenues becom
Regulation: The Cato Review of Business & Government
added Apr 23, 2015 13:08
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[New York] WILL: When bootleggers and Baptists converge

States addicted to tobacco taxes need a large and renewable supply of smokers, so they wince whenever an e-cigarette displaces a traditional cigarette. As Yandle and three colleagues explain in the current issue of Regulation magazine, state governments
The Washington Post
added Apr 23, 2015 13:02
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FORM 10-Q / For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2015

A discussion of the legal proceedings relating to cigarette products is set forth below under the heading “— Litigation Affecting the Cigarette Industry.” All of the references under that heading to tobacco-related litigation, smoking and health litigatio
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:59
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Updated: Illinois Tobacco Quitline closes amid grant suspensions

This screengrab taken in the morning on April 17 from quityes.org, the website for the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, displays a message explaining that "Quitline funding has been suspended due to budget cuts."
The Southern Illinoisan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:42
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FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On April 17, 2015, Reynolds American Inc. issued an earnings release... • the possibility of being required to pay various adverse judgments in the Engle Progeny cases and/or other litigation; • the substantial payment obligations with respect
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:30
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Decision Could Get Millions Flowing to Anti-Smoking Programs in Pennsylvania

For years, there's been a tug of war in Pennsylvania over $126 million, which is part of the huge Master Tobacco Settlement. Tobacco companies contribute hundreds of millions of dollars each year to help states pay for healthcare expenses related to smok
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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REMSEN: Why Funding for Vermont's Anti-Tobacco Efforts Is Going Up in Smoke

Now Gov. Peter Shumlin's proposed budget for next year would essentially defund the independent board that oversees the state's tobacco-control initiatives; instead of getting $224,000 to carry out its work, the Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Boar
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Deal Ruling Could Boost Other States In Pa.'s Boat ($$)

A Pennsylvania appeals court's finding that tobacco companies must pay some $125.8 million to the state as part of a 1998 Master Tobacco Settlement helps a handful of other states that are locked in similar battles with Big Tobacco in an underlying disput
Law360
added Apr 14, 2015 01:29
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