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[South Dakota] Jackley issues caution about tobacco settlement money scam

Attorney General Marty Jackley is cautioning South Dakota residents about what he says are deceptive advertisements regarding a nearly 20-year-old settlement with tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2017 19:31
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Missouri House Budget Chair Says Senate Move Would Be Unconstitutional

“One of the funds that they are proposing sweeping is the tobacco fund, which we’d already had an agreement on how much tobacco money we were going to spend, and how much we were going to leave in the fund due to anticipation of a negative decision on th
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Kentucky] ARCHIVE: VIBO Corp., Inc. v. Conway, et al.: OPINION (PDF)

ARGUED: John K. Bush, GREENEBAUM DOLL & McDONALD... For the reasons stated above, the judgment of the district court dismissing all claims against Defendants and denying Plaintiff’s request for preliminary relief is AFFIRMED.
US Court of Appeals For The Sixth Circuit
added May 9, 2017 15:23
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10 People Nominated by Trump to Federal Bench

NAME: John K. Bush...NOMINATED TO: 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...Bush also was involved in litigation related to the tobacco industry's Master Settlement Agreement, in which some cigarette makers agreed to pay states for smoking-related health care
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 15:09
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Texas Appeals Panel: Tobacco Tax Does Not Violate U.S. Constitution ($$)

found that a tax enacted on nonparticipating manufacturers in a statewide tobacco settlement does not violate the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution and reversed summary judgment granted to the small tobacco companies (Glenn
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 29, 2017 19:00
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[Oklahoma] Tulsa World editorial: Legislators move to tamper with the voter-approved Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust

Voters knew what they were doing when they set up the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. It was created the way it was as a message to legislators: Hands off! There’s plenty of problems available for legislators to solve. It’s hard to understand why the
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31
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Theresa Knox: Keep BreatheND working, as North Dakota voters intended

Our state's residents depend on the Legislature to appropriate the tobacco settlement funds to protect their health from the dangers of tobacco. Current legislators should be reminded that the people of North Dakota voted to establish BreatheND and expec
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Feb 6, 2017 15:05
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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[Maryland] Tobacco Companies Reiterate Divide Among State Courts In FAA Question ($$)

A group of tobacco companies reiterated to the U.S. Supreme Court on July 5 that it should review a case involving the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between a group of tobacco companies and states over whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) p
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:51
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Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill in Bid to Stop Court From Closing Schools

Kansas lawmakers passed an education funding bill on Friday night...took millions from other sources, including from the state’s motor vehicle fees and the state’s revenues from a national settlement with tobacco companies.
New York Times
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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