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Big tobacco settles decade-long dispute with New York

Big U.S. tobacco companies including Reynolds American Inc and Altria Group Inc agreed to pay New York $550 million..., in 2003, signatories to the MSA argued that some states, including New York, had failed to "diligently enforce" the collection of fund
Reuters
added Oct 20, 2015 23:23
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Tobacco MSA (New York)

The Tobacco MSA with New York is the particular version of the Tobacco MSA that was signed in New York City was enabled by means of legislation of New York State, and has been interpreted since then in New York State courts.
Wikipedia
added Oct 20, 2015 12:28
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Most Feared Plaintiffs Firm: Motley Rice ($$)

inking wrongful death and personal injury settlements between smokers and three major tobacco companies, Motley Rice LLC has again earned a spot among Law360's Most...
Law360
added Oct 8, 2015 09:59
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Oklahoma tobacco endowment eyed to fund teacher pay raise

Fifteen years after Oklahoma voters created an endowed trust for programs that discourage tobacco use and promote healthy lifestyles, a state lawmaker wants to use the fund to finance pay raises for teachers.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2015 21:49
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[North Carolina] Grape industry importance increases in county, state

In 1999, the Golden Leaf Foundation was established to transition North Carolina away from a tobacco-based economy. By 2003, the Yadkin Valley was designated as the first viticulture area...since the decline of “King Tobacco” in North Carolina, grapes an
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:56
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] TOBACCO-CONTROL POLICIES IN TOBACCO-GROWING STATES: WHERE TOBACCO WAS KING

tobacco companies prioritized blocking tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states and partnered with tobacco farmers to oppose tobacco-control policies. The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement..., the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ inc
Milbank Quarterly
added Sep 13, 2015 13:35
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22nd Century Group Obtains Cigarette Distribution Licenses in New York State

a leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco Company, LLC, has been granted both a New York State Cigarette Stamping Agent license and a New York State Wholesale Cigarette Dealer license. With the
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2015 06:52
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[Virginia] NanoTouch Materials Benefits From $2 Million Grant to Accelerate Development of NanoSeptic Self-Cleaning Surfaces

The Tobacco Commission voted unanimously to award the Center for Advanced Engineering & Research a $2 million research and development grant, 100% of which will directly support NanoTouch Materials' continued development of their NanoSeptic surfaces. This
PR Newswire
added Jun 9, 2015 09:31
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[Louisiana] Treasurer opposes Jindal tobacco settlement sale proposal, criticizes as 'another gimmick'

Kennedy balked Wednesday at Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to sell the last piece of Louisiana's tobacco settlement for upfront cash to pay for Louisiana's free college tuition program called TOPS.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 12, 2015 10:01
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[Mississippi] Bill fails that would limit attorney general's power to sue

Mississippi House members are rejecting new restrictions against Attorney General Jim Hood's ability to file lawsuits or hire outside lawyers. The House voted 66-49 Wednesday to reject a House Bill 1201, which would require the governor, lieutenant gov
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2015 11:50
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