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RJR Tobacco Says ITG Had Duty To Join In Fla. Settlement ($$)

told a Delaware chancellor on Friday that ITG Brands LLC relied on tortured contract readings to support claims that time ran out on ITG’s duty to pursue and assume a $30 million yearly payment obligation to Florida to offset harms from tobacco sales.
Law360
added Jun 25, 2017 15:04
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[Florida] RJR Tobacco Says ITG Had Duty To Join In Fla. Settlement ($$)

told a Delaware chancellor on Friday that ITG Brands LLC relied on tortured contract readings to support claims that time ran out on ITG’s duty to pursue and assume a $30 million yearly payment obligation to Florida to offset harms from tobacco sales.
Law360
added Jun 24, 2017 14:36
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ORDOÑEZ: Get Cancer Now, Before Congress Cuts Your Insurance

because of my pre-existing condition, I couldn’t let my insurance lapse. I found a job with benefits at a smoking cessation company, working nights and weekends. Funded mostly by the ’90s tobacco settlements, the stop-smoking hotlines helped everyone, no
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2017 08:31
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Indiana attorney general warns about tobacco settlement scam

Attorney General Curtis Hill says the deceptive promotion invites Hoosiers to sign up for such payments through Money Map Press. Consumers are told they might be eligible to receive cash under terms of the state's Tobacco Master Settlement and are asked
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2017 19:12
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Regarding Deceptive Tobacco Settlement Advertisements

recent deceptive advertisements that mislead consumers into believing they are eligible to receive settlement money from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The ads seek to induce consumers into purchasing paid subscriptions in order to learn ho
New York State Attorney General
added Jul 5, 2017 19:35
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MSA scam alert

At least two US state attorneys general have issued warnings about an online promotion that wrongly suggests people are entitled to receive tobacco settlement money. The Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) is a settlement reached between the nation’s four
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 19, 2017 21:24
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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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[North Carolina] 2016 Annual Report Golden LEAF (PDF)

To the people of North Carolina – In calendar year 2016, the Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors awarded over $105 million in grants, one of the most active years of grantsmaking in the Foundation’s history. The Foundation’s mission is to tran
Golden LEAF Foundation
added Jun 19, 2017 18:56
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Going up in smoke

That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts, and focus it on poor rural areas.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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ATTORNEY GENERAL LAXALT WARNS NEVADANS OF DECEPTIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT ADVERTISING

Laxalt warns Nevadans of a recent set of deceptive advertisements related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. These advertisements mislead consumers into believing they are eligible to receive tobacco settlement money.
Nevada Attorney General
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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