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[Florida] LETTER: Don't fall for Big Tobacco's ploy

trying to buy its way out of this accountability "problem" by paying 100 lobbyists to pass a bill that would result in Big Tobacco being treated differently....That AIF would support a Big Tobacco bailout without ever mentioning Big Tobacco really says it
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Mar 19, 2015 20:33
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[New York] Attorney General: State to receive $550M to resolve tobacco impasse

The nation's major tobacco companies will unlock $550 million in payments to New York and local governments to settle a decade-old dispute that had encumbered a portion of the funds meant to cover the public cost of treating ailing smokers. The resolutio
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 21, 2015 14:37
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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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[Kansas] Tobacco lobby accuses Kan. Revenue Dept. of blowing smoke

The bill increases fines for convictions of trafficking untaxed tobacco or obstructing tax collection on tobacco. Initial convictions would come with a fine of $1,000 to $2,500 and repeat convictions could result in a $100,000 fine or jail time. ... Toba
Hays (KS) Post
added Mar 9, 2015 10:23
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Smoked! How Two Florida Crackers Took Down Big Tobacco

true underdog story about two old-school crackers (Harold Lewis And Florida Gov. Chiles) who took on the previously undefeated tobacco industry to win the precedent setting $18 billion dollar settlement (that saved Florida's budget after Hurricane Andrew)
Publishers Marketplace
added Nov 20, 2013 16:56
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Reynolds American, Inc. - FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT

Adjusted EPS excludes charges for Engle progeny lawsuits and other tobacco-related litigation, and implementation costs. Reported third-quarter EPS was $0.84, up 13.5 percent.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 22, 2013 15:03
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LETTER: Getting tobacco settlement money for Missouri is an easy fix

Your article on how Missouri is about to lose $69 million this year and in subsequent years, because Missouri failed to pass legislation required by the 1998 settlement with major tobacco companies, is disturbing ... Mr. Stream should know that voting t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 13:56
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Product Liability MVP: Motley Rice's Joseph Rice ($$)

Motley Rice LLC co-founder Joseph Rice's long reputation for creative approaches to complex settlements... historic $100 million aggregate deal with Lorillard Tobacco Co., Philip Morris International Inc. and R...
Law360
added Nov 27, 2015 00:47
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[Texas] Intriguing Tip From a Source Who’s Suspect

Dan Morales wants Texas to reopen its multibillion-dollar tobacco litigation, suggesting the state might be able to claim all or some of the $3.2 billion awarded to outside attorneys in that case.
New York Times
added Oct 2, 2013 17:23
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[Missouri] Up in smoke: Inaction on tobacco bills, lax enforcement proves costly for state

“The record demonstrates that NPM non-compliance was extensive and that it persisted throughout 2003, with NPMs continuing to sell large volumes of cigarettes without having paid the escrow due on them.”
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Sep 29, 2013 21:23
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