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[Florida] Legendary attorney Douglass dies at 83

particularly effective during his stint as Gov. Chiles' attorney. Douglass was the guiding force in making Florida the first state to win a major ($13 billion) settlement against tobacco companies in 1999.
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Sep 18, 2013 07:42
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Tobacco settlement coughs up $4M to fight smoking in Oregon

Oregon is getting a $4 million boost from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to fight youth smoking, the first time funds from the settlement are actually being used in the state to fight tobacco use.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Sep 10, 2013 13:16
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FDA attempt at prohibiting menthol flavoring part of long campaign

If the FDA were to be successful in banning menthol, tobacco analysts project a potential surge in demand for smoking-cessation products made by pharmaceutical companies since 30 percent of all adult smokers and more than 40 percent of all youth smokers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2016 18:53
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Rhode Island $618 Million Tobacco Bond Ends Seven-Month Wait

Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, ending a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 3, 2015 18:54
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Reynolds American, Inc. - Annual Report

The Engle Progeny cases have resulted and will continue to result in increased litigation and trial activity and increased product liability defense costs. Outstanding jury verdicts in favor of the Engle Progeny plaintiffs have been entered against RJR To
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 10, 2015 18:08
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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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Reynolds, ITG square off in dispute over payments to Florida for health-care expenses related to smoking

ITG Brands LLC is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an attempt to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands. As part of Reynolds American Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2017 13:56
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco taxes grow as anti-smoking funds dwindle

collected more than $882 million in tobacco taxes in the budget year that ended June 30. That includes payments tied to a 1998 settlement....But Massachusetts spent less that 1 percent of that money — about $3.9 million — on smoking cessation.
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Nov 25, 2015 16:27
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[Oklahoma] Hamilton: Golden egg not safe in lawmakers’ hands

With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
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[Texas] Small tobacco manufacturers sue over new tax

the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition maintains that lawmakers unfairly targeted its members by assessing a new fee only on their cigarettes. Major tobacco manufacturers have already been paying about the same amount as part of the state’s 1997 legal settleme
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Jul 19, 2013 00:17
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