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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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WRIGHT: Are Big Tobacco Companies Still Targeting the Youth?

At the end of the day, it’s our responsibility to teach the youth about the dangers of tobacco. If we all do our part, we have the potential to abolish youth smoking, and I can’t think of anyone who thinks that would be a bad idea. Well, besides big toba
Dunn County (ND) Herald
added Nov 14, 2015 00:52
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NYHAN: The Limits of the ‘Tobacco Strategy’ on Climate Change

The negative publicity and legal threats from these documents helped force the tobacco companies into a giant settlement with the states that had sued them. Unfortunately for environmentalists, it’s not clear if a similar legal strategy will prove as suc
New York Times
added Nov 6, 2015 20:07
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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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[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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Update on NPM Fee Legislation — Mississippi, Florida and Texas

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 20, 2013 00:20
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Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
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[Wyoming] Editorial board: Increase the tobacco tax

It’s too early to say exactly how much we should increase the tax, but it has to be enough to make a difference, both in preventing smoking and in our state’s bank accounts. We must examine our priorities as a state – and both physical and financial heal
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 28, 2015 16:20
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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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Reynolds withholds money from MSA payments

continued Tuesday its dispute over annual payment obligations to the Master Settlement Agreement by withholding about 24 percent of the $1.77 billion amount due from fiscal 2013. Tobacco companies, including Reynolds, agreed in 1998 to settle lawsuits tha
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:28
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