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Firm Claims It’s Getting Burned By Georgia Tobacco Regs

an unconstitutional restraint of trade. S&M Brands, maker of the Tahoe, Bailey’s and Riverside brand of cigarettes, claimed in its lawsuit that Georgia’s revised Model Escrow Agreement unconstitutionally impairs the company’s contract with its bank, unf
Courthouse News
added Apr 18, 2018 13:38
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[Pennsylvania] Cancer Patients, Survivors Urge PA Lawmakers to Act

"The General Assembly has decided to borrow against Pennsylvania's Tobacco Settlement," she said, "and in fiscal year 2019-20, we're concerned about funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs." The current state budget includes $362 million
Public News Service (PNS)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:26
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[Oklahoma] OSMA president: CDC's tobacco prevention efforts need full funding

The CDC can only prevent tobacco use effectively if it is adequately funded. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, is chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees CDC funding. While Cole has been a champion for public health, last summer his bill pr
The Oklahoman
added Apr 15, 2018 16:08
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Suit Alleges Houston Woman Seduced, Defrauded Prominent Texas Lawyer Walter Umphrey

The wife of well-known Beaumont, Texas, plaintiffs lawyer Walter Umphrey filed a lawsuit on Friday alleging a Houston woman seduced Umphrey and induced him to transfer money...He is also well-known for helping negotiate a historic $17.3 billion settlemen
Law.com
added Apr 14, 2018 16:23
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[Vermont] As smoking rates stagnate, tobacco fund dwindles

After years of decline, Vermont’s adult smoking rate appears to have stalled and now “lags behind the nation,” advocates say. At the same time, state investment in tobacco-related programming is shrinking. A tobacco trust fund that once held $31 million
VTDigger.org
added Apr 10, 2018 20:39
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how tobacco companies are enlisting music artists like cardi b to promote tobacco products

Cigar company Swisher Sweets organized the event as part of the Swisher Sweets Artist Project, a marketing campaign that holds music events with emerging artists, including pop-up performances in convenience stores — “Convenience Store Sessions” — and co
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:30
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[Vermont] Veronika Jedlovszky: Use tobacco settlement for tobacco prevention

As a pulmonologist who treats patients with lung disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer, I see the terrible impacts that tobacco use has on our patients and their families. Nicotine is a highly addictive and smoki
VTDigger.org
added Apr 5, 2018 19:12
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[North Carolina] Tobacco Escrow Overpayment Suit Survives Motion To Dismiss ($$)

A North Carolina judge on April 2 denied a motion to dismiss a case in which a tobacco company is seeking to recover overpayments it made into an escrow fund because the claims brought by a tobacco company present an “existing justiciable controversy” and
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 5, 2018 04:32
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[Maine] AG Mills makes tobacco settlement announcement, LePage slams her

Governor LePage released a statement about the Attorney General's claims that tobacco settlement money could be used for Medicaid expansion. "We have been trying for years to use the tobacco settlement money for Medicaid programs, but the Attorney Genera
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:23
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Oklahoma health notes: TSET wins award

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust received an award at the Society of Health and Physical Educators America Convention... TSET oversees Oklahoma's share of the proceeds from a national lawsuit against cigarette companies. It uses some of that money
The Oklahoman
added Apr 4, 2018 05:52
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