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The Lawyer Who Beat Big Tobacco Takes On the Opioid Industry

Mike Moore made cigarette companies pay for the high cost of treating smokers. Here he comes again.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2017 12:50
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak lawyers: Indictment ‘deceptive, irrelevant and sinister’

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak last November with a 19-page indictment that outlined his alleged role in a scheme to pocket millions from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak, known
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 14:46
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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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LETTER: Dan Sebald: Wisconsin up in smoke

Have Democrats forgotten the tobacco industry lawsuit? Forgotten how Gov. Scott McCallum "borrowed" Wisconsin's share of the settlement to balance the state budget when that money should have been spent on adolescent smoking prevention? How about account
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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Watch out for fake ads promising $10 billion settlement payout

You need to forward any information you have received dealing with this MSA scam to the consumer protection division of your state's attorney general's office. Click here to find your state's AG contact information.
Kim Komando
added Jun 19, 2017 21:23
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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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