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[Virginia] Coal Country Is Wary of Hillary Clinton’s Pledge to Help

Lambert...sold his tobacco farm to the federal government. “The tobacco settlement was a rip-off. They ripped us up one side and down the other.”..Clinton’s advisers say her plan to save coal country is informed by the lessons of the tobacco programs.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2016 13:16
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[Missouri] Mark Hughes: A tale of two tobacco taxes

both proposals to increase taxes on tobacco are bankrolled largely by tobacco companies. Further, groups one would normally expect to support taxing cigarettes — like the cancer society and heart association — are opposing it. And groups that have previou
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jul 30, 2016 20:54
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Tobacco Companies Seek Supreme Court Review Of FAA Ruling In Maryland ($$)

on June 22 seeking to certify two questions over the Federal Arbitration Act and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million dollar arbitration settlement between the state and a group of tobacco companies stemming fr
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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[Maryland] Tobacco Companies Reiterate Divide Among State Courts In FAA Question ($$)

A group of tobacco companies reiterated to the U.S. Supreme Court on July 5 that it should review a case involving the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between a group of tobacco companies and states over whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) p
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:51
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Mike Pence Compared Health Risks Of Tobacco To Candy In 1997 Op-Ed

Pence, who was a conservative radio host in Indiana at the time, was defending the tobacco industry... Cigarettes certainly qualify but what about candy? Seriously, lung cancer claims too many lives but the numbers are inconsequential compared to the de
BuzzFeed
added Jul 19, 2016 15:41
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Analysis: What does the VP rollout tell us about Trump?

And when Trump was applauding state lawsuits against big tobacco companies, Pence declared that “smoking doesn’t kill.”
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 18, 2016 19:40
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VACCO: As an attorney general, I sued the tobacco companies. ExxonMobil is nothing like them

was bipartisan and that never...did we align ourselves with the industry’s business competitors. In the current campaign, the attorneys general have linked up with investors in renewable energy in an unseemly alliance that presents serious conflicts of in
Washington Post
added Jul 15, 2016 21:44
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Baptists, Bootleggers & Electronic Cigarettes

There is evidence that electronic cigarettes pose substantially lower health risks than traditional cigarettes and may help smokers quit or reduce their tobacco consumption. Therefore, insofar as regulation restricts electronic cigarettes, it may undermin
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:25
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL. v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

The decision below should not be allowed to stand, as it is riddled with certworthy errors and has massive financial and practical implications for the MSA parties. This Court should either grant plenary review, summarily vacate and remand in light of Oxf
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 9, 2016 21:57
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Cos. Bolster Bid For Justices’ Take On $125M Award ($$)

companies battling a decision allowing Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs have told the U.S. Supreme Court that the state essentially concedes that the high court should revi
Law360
added Jul 9, 2016 17:34
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