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BIG TOBACCO ORDERED TO PAY OREGON $9 MILLION IN NATIONAL ARBITRATION DISPUTE

Today a panel of arbitrators ordered Big Tobacco to pay Oregon the more than $9 million that they had failed to pay. These tobacco companies -- which include Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Lorillard Tobacco Company, among othe
Oregon Department of Justice
added Sep 11, 2013 22:53
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[North Carolina] Tobacco grant supports LCC / Names in the news

Kinston (NC) Free Press
added May 29, 2012 06:45
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[Florida] THE 2016 PLAINTIFFS' HOT LIST Motley Rice

Motley Rice founding member Joseph Rice also helped ink a $100 million settlement on Feb. 25, 2015, with Big Tobacco to resolve about 400 smoker cases pending in federal courts in Florida. It was the largest tobacco settlement in decades and spawned from
National Law Journal
added Mar 13, 2016 10:56
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[New York] Muni Tobacco Bonds Rally Most Since January on N.Y. Settlement

High-yield municipal tobacco bonds rallied by the most since January after New York reached a settlement with cigarette companies that freed up $550 million of funds, fueling speculation that other states will follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 21, 2015 15:10
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Trial Aces: Lieff Cabraser's Richard Heimann ($$)

Heimann supervised the firm's prosecution of the tobacco industry in the 1990s, meticulously crafting a three-pronged approach to tearing down a mighty tobacco industry accused of downplaying the links between smoking and disease. Helping establish the
Law360
added Aug 31, 2015 20:51
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[Florida] FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT: VECTOR GROUP LTD.

On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52
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Fitch Affirms 99 Tobacco Settlement Tranches

Fitch Ratings has affirmed 99 tranches of tobacco settlement ABS at 'BBB+sf', with a Stable Outlook. The affirmations are based on
Business Wire
added Jul 21, 2012 15:18
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[Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Pennsylvania] R.J. Reynolds receives favorable rulings from arbitration panel (PDF)

An arbitration panel has determined that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is entitled to approximately $266 million in disputed payments the company made under the terms of an agreement, known as the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), between cigarette manuf
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 11, 2013 21:40
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[New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington] Take Action

New York Advocates to Legislators: Show us the money! The 2012 "Broken Promise to Our Children" report shows that New York spends less than 1% of the $2.3 billion in revenue New York is projected to receive from tobacco taxes and the tobacco settlement
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:45
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Indiana's 2014 tobacco settlement halved

Under the continued legal challenges and proceedings of the nearly 20-year-old states’ settlement with tobacco companies, Indiana has learned it is among six states that will receive a smaller check than anticipated next year, and potentially for years to
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Oct 25, 2013 09:34
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