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[Arkansas] Why a judge chose law schools over cancer research in benefits from cigarette lawsuit / FROM CIGARETTE PROFITS TO LAW SCHOOLS: A final payout in lawsuit for damages to smokers draws a question.

In its initial request... suggested the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Arkansas Children's Hospital...The judge ... wrote that the system of law had been critical in winning the case and the award should be consistent with "the nature of the underlying
Arkansas Times
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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Going smoke-free: How does Oklahoma stack up?

The Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan, developed by health leaders, business, tribes, local governments, professional organizations and the public, sets goals to reduce tobacco use, obesity and heart disease deaths by 2020. TSET works create environments
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:35
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[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco fesses up with landmark ads

"It's been a long time coming, and it's reinforcing what we've known for decades, which is that these products are harmful and that this industry has used deceitful tactics to keep people using their product, which they know is causing harm," he said.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Nov 19, 2017 15:36
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[Illinois] BROWN: Fast Eddie’s big secret still safe with him

information Vrdolyak made cash payments exceeding $1 million to unnamed “individuals and entities” in connection with his own unexplained payday in the state’s $9.3 billion tobacco lawsuit settlement. The implication was clear that authorities believe th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2017 15:29
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[Illinois] Feds: Man threatened to make Vrdolyak’s secret deal ‘front page news’

It’s not clear how much money Vrdolyak made from the tobacco settlement. Federal prosecutors told a judge in 2010 that he “has a guaranteed income stream of $260,000 per year . . . until 2023 from tobacco-related litigation.” And Bhachu wrote that Vrdoly
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2017 03:21
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[North Carolina] Tobacco manufacturers, 26 states finalize MSA escrow settlement

A final Master Settlement Agreement has been executed on the escrow dispute between North Carolina and 25 other states and the nation’s largest tobacco manufacturers, the N.C. attorney general said Thursday.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 10, 2017 18:22
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Pennsylvania governor signs revenue bills to wrap up stalled budget

will boost revenues in part by ... securitizing expected funding from tobacco companies for healthcare costs. That money comes from big tobacco companies that agreed in a 1998 settlement with U.S. states to help cover medical costs associated with smokin
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:01
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Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers in the Southeast and Their Family Members or Representatives Can Get Money in $24 Million Settlement

has reached a $24 million Settlement to resolve claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco members over reserve funds. Tobacco growers across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama who were or are members of U.S. Toba
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 00:41
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