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[New Jersey] Editorial: No surprise cigarette sales rise in Jersey

Big Tobacco made billions of dollars getting people hooked. It had to pay a relatively small amount – $200 billion – in restitution to settle a massive class-action lawsuit. New Jersey didn’t use any of that money to help curb the spread of smoking. New
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 31, 2017 00:00
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ARCHIVE: The Mike Pence Committee: The Great American Smoke Out

Despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill....Those of you who find the tobacco deal acceptable should be warned...A government big enough to go after smokers is big enough to go after you.
Internet Archive
added May 27, 2017 15:01
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The Burning Truth About Tobacco Bonds

We believe professional management, knowledge, and experience in this sector of the municipal bond market are of paramount importance. VanEck offers these through its ETFs, thereby providing investors with an attractive way to access this dynamic part of
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 25, 2017 21:56
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Kansas conservative legislators tout slow-growth spending plan

Brownback and others have contemplated selling off future annual tobacco payments in a process referred to as securitization. Masterson said his group would accept sale a portion of the state’s annual tobacco revenue to correct the state’s decision to sk
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 23, 2017 12:31
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RJR Stay Denied In Del. Dispute Over Florida Tobacco Levy ($$)

lost a bid Thursday in Delaware Chancery Court for a hold order on a suit in which ITG Brands LLC is contesting its role and liability in a state-of-Florida action demanding $30 million a year in tobacco settlement payments.
Law360
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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[North Dakota] Tobacco program begins move to health department

The head of the state’s tobacco prevention agency expressed disappointment as she characterized the end of BreatheND as overturning the will of the people. Jeanne Prom, the executive director of BreatheND, says she will be watching to see if the state wi
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added May 15, 2017 20:12
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Missouri House Budget Chair Says Senate Move Would Be Unconstitutional

“One of the funds that they are proposing sweeping is the tobacco fund, which we’d already had an agreement on how much tobacco money we were going to spend, and how much we were going to leave in the fund due to anticipation of a negative decision on th
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Kentucky] ARCHIVE: VIBO Corp., Inc. v. Conway, et al.: OPINION (PDF)

ARGUED: John K. Bush, GREENEBAUM DOLL & McDONALD... For the reasons stated above, the judgment of the district court dismissing all claims against Defendants and denying Plaintiff’s request for preliminary relief is AFFIRMED.
US Court of Appeals For The Sixth Circuit
added May 9, 2017 15:23
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ARCHIVE: 6th Circ. Snuffs Out Tobacco Settlement Antitrust Case

John Bush of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, who represents General Tobacco, said Wednesday that his client was "surprised and disappointed"... claiming 16 manufacturers...violated the Sherman Act by helping to create the allegedly discriminatory master sett
Law360
added May 9, 2017 15:13
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10 People Nominated by Trump to Federal Bench

NAME: John K. Bush...NOMINATED TO: 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...Bush also was involved in litigation related to the tobacco industry's Master Settlement Agreement, in which some cigarette makers agreed to pay states for smoking-related health care
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 15:09
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