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Analysis: What does the VP rollout tell us about Trump?

And when Trump was applauding state lawsuits against big tobacco companies, Pence declared that “smoking doesn’t kill.”
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 18, 2016 19:40
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VACCO: As an attorney general, I sued the tobacco companies. ExxonMobil is nothing like them

was bipartisan and that never...did we align ourselves with the industry’s business competitors. In the current campaign, the attorneys general have linked up with investors in renewable energy in an unseemly alliance that presents serious conflicts of in
Washington Post
added Jul 15, 2016 21:44
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Baptists, Bootleggers & Electronic Cigarettes

There is evidence that electronic cigarettes pose substantially lower health risks than traditional cigarettes and may help smokers quit or reduce their tobacco consumption. Therefore, insofar as regulation restricts electronic cigarettes, it may undermin
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:25
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL. v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

The decision below should not be allowed to stand, as it is riddled with certworthy errors and has massive financial and practical implications for the MSA parties. This Court should either grant plenary review, summarily vacate and remand in light of Oxf
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 9, 2016 21:57
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Cos. Bolster Bid For Justices’ Take On $125M Award ($$)

companies battling a decision allowing Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs have told the U.S. Supreme Court that the state essentially concedes that the high court should revi
Law360
added Jul 9, 2016 17:34
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[Ohio] Lehman Says Buckeye Owes It $20M In Default Dispute ($$)

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. said the Buckeye Tobacco Settlement Financing Authority used shoddy methodology to make a $29 million claim against it and that the Ohio public-bond issuer actually owes the fallen financial giant $20 million instead, accordi
Law360
added Jul 7, 2016 17:48
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[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
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R.J.REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. STATE OF MARYLAND: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

QUESTIONS PRESENTED Whether, when the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") governs an arbitration, the FAA's judicial­ review standards apply in state court and preempt application of different state-law judicial-review standards. Whether, when arbitrators h
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 6, 2016 14:26
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[Maryland] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Undo Arbitration Reversal ($$)

asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to determine whether a Maryland appeals court was wrong to undo a 2013 arbitration ruling it said wrongly reduced payments owed to the state under a 1998 nationwide settlement with the...
Law360
added Jul 2, 2016 17:46
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Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill in Bid to Stop Court From Closing Schools

Kansas lawmakers passed an education funding bill on Friday night...took millions from other sources, including from the state’s motor vehicle fees and the state’s revenues from a national settlement with tobacco companies.
New York Times
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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