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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Must Join Multistate Tobacco Settlement Arbitration ($$)

A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Wednesday that the state could not go it alone in arbitration proceedings over whether it adequately complied with tax obligations as part of a massive settlement over tobacco-related health costs, and instead had to su
Law360
added Nov 19, 2015 05:46
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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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[North Carolina] Tobacco grant supports LCC / Names in the news

Kinston (NC) Free Press
added May 29, 2012 06:45
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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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[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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As a Favor to Big Tobacco, Texas Taxes Just the Little Guys

Texas enacted an unconstitutional law that subjects only small tobacco companies to a tax of 55 cents per pack, the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition claims in court. The coalition sued General Greg Abbott and Comptroller Susan Combs, in Travis County C
Courthouse News
added Jul 19, 2013 11:17
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[Florida] TOBACCO LEGISLATION APPEALS (PDF)

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Supreme Court of Florida
added Sep 12, 2012 09:03
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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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[Kentucky] Bevin and Conway clash again on KET debate

Bevin said....such settlements have downsides and often cost Kentucky workers their jobs. Conway defended the Master Settlement Agreement with the big tobacco companies, saying that the settlement generates about $100 million a year for the state budget
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 27, 2015 09:22
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Reynolds, Lorillard, And The Master Settlement Agreement Vs. Anti-Trust Regulators

The Master Settlement Agreement will all but guarantee the Lorillard acquisition gets pushed through. Anti-trust regulators approved the prior RAI acquisition with the same prospective market share and cap. The biggest winner seems to be Imperial Tobacc
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 18, 2014 00:51
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