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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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[Florida] $13.8M Verdict in Smoking Case That Harkened Back to Tobacco-Fighting 'Dream Team'

Scott Schlesinger, whose late father Sheldon Schlesinger worked alongside heavy-hitting Tampa attorney C. Steven Yerrid.. It's a battle his family has been fighting for decades, including when Chiles' "dream team" recovered $11.3 billion in Medicaid expen
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 9, 2017 14:53
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Vector Group Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

include adjustments for...litigation settlement and judgment expenses in the Tobacco segment, settlements of long-standing disputes related to the Master Settlement Agreement in the Tobacco segment, restructuring and pension settlement expense in the Toba
Business Wire
added May 5, 2017 16:13
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10-Q Quarterly Report / QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

The federal Engle Progeny cases likewise presented exceptional circumstances not present in the state Engle Progeny cases or elsewhere. All of the federal Engle Progeny cases subject to the settlement were pending in the same court, were coordinated by t
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 3, 2017 12:21
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[North Dakota] Few winners, many losers at the Legislature

Center for Tobacco Control and Prevention...Lawmakers ended the center and redirected money from the state’s share of the tobacco lawsuit settlement to the state Health Department. It’s the first time in the state’s history that an initiated measure has
Minot (ND) Daily News
added May 3, 2017 12:09
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[Tennessee] 23% of Bradley residents are tobacco users

The Bradley County Health Council focused on the effects of tobacco in the county as part of a Tennessee Tobacco Settlement community engagement meeting. Across the state, tobacco claims at least 30 lives per day and results in $2.67 billion in annual he
Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Apr 30, 2017 15:07
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Oklahoma Receives $78 Million Payment From Tobacco Companies

State Treasurer Ken Miller said Friday that 75 percent of the payment, or $58.5 million, went to the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund for investment. The rest is split between the Legislature for health care-related appropriations and the attorney
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2017 14:38
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[Arkansas] AR to Receive Over $50M in Tobacco Settlement Funds

Arkansas will receive over $50 million in tobacco settlement funds, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. "It is critical for me to continue enforcing the terms of the MSA agreement with the various tobacco companies," said Attorney Ge
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:03
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[Missouri] Kansas Receives $62 Million from Tobacco Settlement

The $62,057,021.91 total received is consistent with the estimate that the Attorney General provided last fall to the consensus revenue estimators. ..Attorney General Derek Schmidt cautioned that predicting the anticipated amount of receipts over the next
Kansas City infoZine
added Apr 23, 2017 13:18
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[New Jersey] Wisniewski’s campaign in disarray as campaign manager quits

“In 2015, Wisniewski voted to let tobacco companies cut their court-ordered payments to New Jersey,” said McCormick. “New Jersey lawmakers bailed out some tobacco bonds, trading $400 million in future revenues for a fast $92 million. Then they agreed to
NJToday (CMD Media)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:41
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