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[Virginia] This American Town Was Left to Die, and Suddenly Economists Care

South Boston's National Tobacco Festival was once a mammoth event. A promotional picture from 1938 is on display in the lobby of the Prizery building (now a performing arts center), where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company once pressed leaves into barrels.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Progress on smoking age

As state lawmakers considered poaching money from the anti-tobacco fund to help balance the state budget, they also should act on a readily available way to reduce the vast personal and public costs of smoking. Progress against smoking has been slower
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jul 31, 2017 23:33
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[Canada, USA] Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., et al. v. United States of America

Grand River seeks not less than $310 million to $664 million for damages allegedly resulting from a 1998 settlement agreement between various state Attorneys General and the major tobacco companies, and certain state legislation that partially implements
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Canada, USA] GRAND RIVER ENTERPRISES SIX NATIONS, LTD., ET AL. (CLAIMANTS) v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (RESPONDENT): AWARD (PDF)

For the foregoing reasons, the Tribunal unanimously DECIDES: That its does not have jurisdiction over the claims of Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., Jerry Montour and Kenneth Hill because these Claimants do not have an investment in the United S
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:35
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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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