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[Pennsylvania] St. Luke's sues Lancaster hospital, claiming it cheated other hospitals out of tobacco money

St. Luke’s University Health Network is leading an effort to claw back millions... The proposed class action lawsuit alleges Lancaster General Hospital collected nearly $9 million in overpayments from Pennsylvania’s tobacco settlement fund by submitting
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jun 1, 2018 21:22
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak says he wrote note to inform then-AG Jim Ryan of his big-money deal

Spevack went on to name the three witnesses. Among them is Ryan, who is being pulled into a case that revolves around a deal Vrdolyak cut to get a massive piece of Illinois’ $9.3 billion legal settlement with tobacco companies in the 1990s.
Chicago Sun-Times
added May 23, 2018 22:00
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Colorado boosts savings to $730 million with help of recent tobacco industry settlement but may need more

Thanks to a boost from a recent tobacco industry settlement, Colorado plans to sock away an extra $90 million next year in the state’s reserves. But by one credit rating agency’s analysis, it’s still woefully unprepared for the next economic downturn.
Denver (CO) Post
added May 16, 2018 21:35
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MELIUS: Minnesota's tobacco settlement paved way for change ($$)

Twenty years ago, Minnesota went after big tobacco and won.
St. Peter (MN) Herald
added May 15, 2018 05:45
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Hears Arguments In Georgia Tobacco Regulations Case ($$)

An attorney for S&M Brands Inc. on April 17 told the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) is “skewed to benefit participating manufacturers,” as evidenced by a recent change to Georgia’s Model Escrow Agreement (MEA
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Local Tobacco Regs Take a Toll

profit-generating category in the c-store universe remains tobacco... While awareness and donations are critical, being visible and establishing a relationship with the decision makers plays an important role, both with politicians and the tobacco communi
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 11, 2018 02:54
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Why Minnesota's 1998 tobacco settlement was a game-changer

So if you were the lead attorneys in this case, and your work is now being used around the world, what would you have done for an encore? Lead attorneys Mike Ciresi and Roberta Walburn went right from their success in the courtroom to the community, whe
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 10, 2018 02:22
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[Minnesota] 20 Years Later, $6 Billion Tobacco Settlement Still Paying Off

On the day of the settlement, then Minnesota Attorney General Skip Humphrey announced, “The tobacco industry has surrendered.” Those terms continue to deliver today. The $6 billion settlement brings tens of millions of dollars into the state for anti-s
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 9, 2018 21:22
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Tobacco refundings erode high-yield muni debt, squeeze investors

A series of big tobacco bond refundings is reshaping the U.S. municipal junk bond market, taking what has been a high-yielding staple and slowly turning it investment grade. Shelves full of cigarettes are pictured at a store in the Manhattan borough of
Reuters
added May 9, 2018 14:06
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