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[Florida] Reynolds gains partial win in legal case vs. ITG Brands

received a partial, but pivotal, legal victory Thursday in its effort to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making $30 million in annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 5, 2017 16:41
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[Connecticut] Tobacco Industry Launches Ads On Dangers Of Smoking

“The budget that was just passed by the legislature also eliminates the funding for tobacco control for the next two years,” he said. “So assuming no changes are made, we will go four years without a single cent being earmarked for tobacco control, despi
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:05
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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Bouchard: Tobacco Company Still Responsible for Florida Settlement Payments

The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday blocked an attempt by tobacco company ITG Brands to extricate itself from a dispute over $30 million in annual settlement payments owed to the state of Florida after the company acquired four popular brands of c
Law.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
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[Arkansas] Why a judge chose law schools over cancer research in benefits from cigarette lawsuit / FROM CIGARETTE PROFITS TO LAW SCHOOLS: A final payout in lawsuit for damages to smokers draws a question.

In its initial request... suggested the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Arkansas Children's Hospital...The judge ... wrote that the system of law had been critical in winning the case and the award should be consistent with "the nature of the underlying
Arkansas Times
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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Going smoke-free: How does Oklahoma stack up?

The Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan, developed by health leaders, business, tribes, local governments, professional organizations and the public, sets goals to reduce tobacco use, obesity and heart disease deaths by 2020. TSET works create environments
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:35
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[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco fesses up with landmark ads

"It's been a long time coming, and it's reinforcing what we've known for decades, which is that these products are harmful and that this industry has used deceitful tactics to keep people using their product, which they know is causing harm," he said.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Nov 19, 2017 15:36
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[Illinois] BROWN: Fast Eddie’s big secret still safe with him

information Vrdolyak made cash payments exceeding $1 million to unnamed “individuals and entities” in connection with his own unexplained payday in the state’s $9.3 billion tobacco lawsuit settlement. The implication was clear that authorities believe th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2017 15:29
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