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Louisiana Attorney General Warns of Tobacco Settlement Scam

Louisiana's attorney general is warning residents not to believe online ads that say people can receive money from a settlement reached between states and tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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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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[Louisiana] Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Consumers to Beware of Misleading Tobacco Settlement Ads

“While these ads emphasize claiming and receiving funds, the truth is consumers are actually prompted to purchase a subscription in order to learn more about how to receive the money,” added General Landry. “The order form asks consumers for their person
Louisiana Attorney Geneal
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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[Canada] California AG Sues Canadian Tobacco Company For Illegal Cigarette Sales ($$)

on July 7 filed suit against a Canadian tobacco company in California state court, claiming that the company illegally sold cigarettes in California and broke other state laws (People of the State of California v. Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD,
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:15
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[Canada] Canadian tobacco company charged for illegal selling in California

A lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE) was filed by California Attorney General for illegal selling on Thursday. The company violates the California laws regarding tobacco sales, and sells the product
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 15, 2017 22:34
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[Canada, California] Attorney General Becerra Cracks Down on Tobacco Company for Selling Illegal Cigarettes

filed a lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer, Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE), for failing to comply with California laws regarding tobacco sales and illegally selling the product in California. In filing this lawsuit, the Attorney
California Attorney General's Office
added Jul 13, 2017 21:07
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Trump’s Pit Bull Lawyer Would Mostly Rather Settle

Barrett was representing five state attorneys general who were suing large tobacco companies to recoup the billions of dollars states were spending on treating sick smokers. At the time, Kasowitz was representing Liggett, the smallest of the five major U.
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:42
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[Minnesota] New book remembers Miles Lord as a maverick judge

Roberta Walburn recounts in her engrossing and trenchant new biography “Miles Lord: The Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America to Justice,”...garnered widespread praise for her work in the tobacco case, as well as the nickname “the Document Diva” in
Minnesota Lawyer
added Jul 11, 2017 16:31
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[Illinois] ***CONSUMER ALERT*** MADIGAN: DON’T FALL FOR TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT SCAMS

Madigan’s office is receiving an increase in calls from consumers who report receiving emails or seeing online advertisements touting consumers’ ability to receive payments under the settlement. Madigan said the settlement does not provide consumer resti
Illinois Attorney General
added Jul 7, 2017 16:09
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[Pennsylvania] Scams promise a piece of high-profile government settlements

The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office has received a handful of calls from people asking about the ads, spokesman Joe Grace said. “We’re communicating clearly that there is no individual right or claim to any funds from the tobacco settlement,” he
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 5, 2017 19:22
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