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VIDEO: E-cigs vs. tobacco: Here's where to find value, pro says

Discussing the impact to big tobacco now that e-cigarettes are increasingly more popular, with Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management CIO.
added Jun 24, 2014 17:56
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[Virginia] Letters pick: MARYE: Investigate tobacco commission

The price for a Senate seat has certainly gone up. All the Republicans did in my case was to eliminate my seat,...the Puckett debacle brings the public eye to bear on the activities of the Virginia Tobacco Commission. How were members of the current commi
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 20, 2014 12:33

Oklahoma AG’s win of $47.7M against tobacco company upheld

Supreme Court of Oklahoma has upheld a $47 million summary judgment verdict won by state Attorney General Scott Pruitt in a lawsuit against Native Wholesale Supply, a cigarette distributer. In 2008, the state’s former attorney general, Drew Edmondson, fi
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 18, 2014 19:16

[Missouri] Tobacco money unavailable for spending, Nixon administration says

A $50 million problem for the coming state budget year emerged Thursday when Gov. Jay Nixon's administration released a letter warning that the state's victory in litigation with tobacco companies won't result in an immediate windfall for the treasury.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jun 13, 2014 11:18

Kentucky to get additional $57 million over 3 years in settlement with tobacco companies

Beshear said the end of a legal dispute between 23 states, including Kentucky, and tobacco manufacturers that was fought over 10 years is "a victory not only for Kentucky farmers, but also for critical health care and childhood services."
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jun 13, 2014 11:03

Kentucky reaches $110 million settlement with tobacco companies, ending 10-year legal battle

Tobacco companies have agreed to pay Kentucky more than $110 million to settle a 10-year legal battle over the state's share of the tobacco master settlement agreement.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 13, 2014 11:03

[Kentucky] 2nd settlement with cigarette makers announced after decade of litigation over 1st settlement

Calling the process "complicated and chaotic," Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway announced Thursday that Kentucky would get 45 percent of disputed money from tobacco companies through the 1998 master settlement agreement.
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Jun 13, 2014 00:21

Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds $47.7 million judgment against cigarette seller

About 600 million contraband cigarettes were sold in the state before the lawsuit was filed, according to the ruling. Native Wholesale Supply “purposefully targeted the Oklahoma cigarette market and reaped the economic benefit of selling cigarettes in O
The Oklahoman
added Jun 10, 2014 23:09

[Mississippi] As FCA Defends HFT and SEC Goes Neutral, “Big Tobacco Lawyer” Steps into the Ring

high-frequency trading (HFT) ...Ironically the lawyer’s name behind the class action lawsuit is Michael Lewis... the lawyer who has already accomplished the unthinkable by winning a lawsuit against big tobacco companies back in 1994 and winning for the st
Forex Magnates
added Jun 10, 2014 09:43

State Senator’s Resignation Deepens Political Turmoil in Virginia

The chairman of the tobacco commission, Terry G. Kilgore, a Republican member of the House of Delegates, canceled a meeting set for Wednesday to interview Mr. Puckett for a top job, and called the attacks on Mr. Puckett “reprehensible.” The commission ma
New York Times
added Jun 10, 2014 09:30
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