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[Florida] Fla. Sues RJR For Stopping Payments Under Tobacco Deal ($$)

the state has stopped receiving annual tobacco settlement payments for the Winston, Kool and Salem cigarette brands since R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. sold them to ITG Brands LLC for $7 billion. Attorney General Pam Bondi filed an enforcement motion against
Law360
added Jan 19, 2017 15:31
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[Florida] Bondi Goes To Court For Tobacco Payments

Bondi’s office contends that payments based on Winston, Salem, Kool and Maverick cigarettes improperly stopped after the brands became part of ITG. The motion said the state is owed more than $45 million. “The sale of major, pre-existing tobacco brands t
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jan 19, 2017 15:29
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[Florida] Pam Bondi moves against tobacco companies for missed payments

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is going after two tobacco companies for holding back money she says is owed to the state under an historic tobacco settlement. Bondi filed an enforcement motion in Palm Beach County circuit court Wednesday against ITG
Florida Politics
added Jan 19, 2017 00:07
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[Florida] Attorney General Bondi Sues Tobacco Companies for Violating Settlement Obligations

RJR has refused to include the sales of these cigarette brands when making annual payments to Florida, despite not having been released from its payment obligations. ITG has similarly refused to make any payment to Florida even after agreeing with RJR to
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:34
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Budget plan kicks the can

Brownback’s stopgap measures include liquidating a long-term investment fund and selling off the state’s future proceeds from its tobacco lawsuit settlement...Instead of solving the state’s fiscal problems, it pushes the problems to the future – where th
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Jan 15, 2017 18:45
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[Kansas] Why children’s advocates worry about future tobacco settlement payments

public entry into the Statehouse in Topeka is currently lined with posters touting the Children's Initiative Fund...the posters are there is to drum up opposition to Gov. Sam Brownback's proposal to sell off the state's interest in future tobacco payments
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jan 15, 2017 17:14
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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[Oklahoma] TSET grants and programs work at the local level to support healthy lifestyles

Grants funded by Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) works with businesses, city governments, community organizations and schools to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free lifestyles. “We know that the greatest impact on heal
The Oklahoman
added Jan 14, 2017 19:36
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THE FLORIDA BAR v. STEVEN KENT HUNTER and PHILLIP MAURICE GERSON: REPORT OF REFEREE (PDF)

the Referee respectfully recommends that Respondents be found guilty of violating Rule 4-1.7 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar and disciplined in the form of an admonishment. The Referee further recommends that pursuant to Rule 3-7.6(q) reasonable c
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2017 06:24
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Referee Says DQ'd Attys Violated Fla. Bar Rules ($$)

A referee on Monday concluded that two attorneys who represented a group of flight attendants who had been part of a $300 million class settlement with tobacco companies violated Florida Bar rules when they worked on a suit against a medical research inst
Law360
added Jan 12, 2017 06:18
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