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R.J. Reynolds Told to Pay Vermont $8.3 Million Over Brand

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was ordered to pay Vermont $8.3 million by a state-court judge who ruled that the company violated consumer-protection laws by stating that its Eclipse cigarette brand reduced health risks.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 5, 2013 11:15
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California Tobacco Bond Sale a Hit With Investors

California on Tuesday had little trouble selling $380 million in municipal bonds backed by revenue from tobacco companies, even as litigation deepens over a payment dispute related to the companies' lost market share.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2013 19:40
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FISHER: Fewer Smokers Means Higher Taxpayer Costs

A study detailed in the most recent New England Journal of Medicine confirms . . . What the CBO study shows is the litigation that showered such huge benefits on a few was based on the false premise that cigarettes cost taxpayers money. Unfortunately, t
Forbes
added Nov 29, 2012 16:35
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[Kansas, New York] Attorney General Schmidt secures $1 million settlement with tobacco company

Grand River Enterprises (GRE), of New York State, agreed to a back payment to Kansas of $672,000 in escrow funds in addition to $336,000 in penalties and reimbursement of the attorney general's office fees and expenses. The money secured in escrow is hel
Kansas Attorney General
added Jul 13, 2012 12:56
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Reynolds American's merger and a massive fine could snare tobacco muni bonds

A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
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[North Carolina] Tobacco bonds may face accelerated defaults

But as tobacco shipments decline, so does the amount of MSA payments. Makers of e-cigs and vapor cigarettes are not subject currently to the MSA, so as smokers switch to those products, cigarette shipments and payments decline further. That trend led Moo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 30, 2014 08:27
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco adds insult to injury; Ky. at risk of losing settlement payments

After addicting our children, shortening our lives, making puppets of our politicians and using generations of Kentucky farmers, Big Tobacco has another insult in store for the state that suffers the nation's highest rates of smoking and cancer.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 11, 2014 01:10
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U.S. cigarette makers lose disputes with nine states in tobacco deal

The tobacco companies argued that at least 15 states had failed to diligently collect escrow payments from manufacturers that did not sign the 1998 agreement. That failure entitled participating manufacturers to lower payments.
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2013 09:20
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[North Carolina] Letter: Tobacco

The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
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[Mississippi] Man pleads guilty in contraband cigarette case

North Carolina man has pleaded guilty . . . Court documents accuse Phelps falsifying documents showing the cigarettes were exported overseas to avoid paying fees related to the Master Settlement Agreement.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:55
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