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New York spent legal settlement funds on budget relief: comptroller

Half of the money spent so far from New York state's $10 billion in legal settlement windfall has gone to support the state budget rather than the capital projects for which it should be used....using tobacco settlement payments to pay certain Medicaid co
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2017 11:42
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Tobacco bond prices weaker after U.S. proposes cigarette nicotine cut

In response the S&P Municipal Bond Tobacco Total Return Index, a broad measure of tobacco settlement bond sector performance which also includes some investment-grade paper, fell 0.71 percent on Friday
NASDAQ
added Jul 29, 2017 13:18
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Tobacco Bondholders Shrug Off FDA News While Cigarette Stocks Are Hit Hard

Judging by the reaction in the corporate and municipal bond markets, the chances that cash flows will be interrupted seem relatively thin -- at least for now. There were only a handful of trades on Friday in the $86.5 billion market for debt backed by p
Bloomberg News
added Jul 28, 2017 20:45
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Lawyer who targeted tobacco companies encourages state suits against drug makers for opioid crisis

Among the lawyers is Michael Moore, who filed the first state lawsuit against tobacco companies in 1994 when he was attorney general of Mississippi. Soon after he left office in 2004, Moore got involved in lawsuits filed against OxyContin maker Purdue Ph
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:10
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[Canada] Six Nations cigarette maker sued in California

Becerra is seeking the unpaid escrow, civil penalties, legal costs and a court order to stop GRE from selling cigarettes, either directly or through an intermediary, to consumers in California until it has paid what it allegedly owes and proves it is in c
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 15:04
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Lawyers Hope to Do to Opioid Makers What They Did to Big Tobacco ($$)

The legal front widening against makers of opioid painkillers has something in common with landmark tobacco litigation of the 1990s: attorney Mike Moore. As Mississippi’s attorney general in 1994, Mr. Moore filed the first state lawsuit against tobacco c
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 24, 2017 17:18
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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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[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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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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[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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