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9 States Win At Least $168M In Tobacco Settlement Dispute ($$)

added Sep 24, 2013 14:04

Big Tobacco Must Pay New York $92M

The tobacco companies central claim is that New York failed to “diligently enforce” the law through its failure to collect taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales. The MSA requires participating states to enact and enforce a “qualifying escrow statut
Indian Country Today
added Sep 21, 2013 14:05

Court rules tobacco companies must pay New York State $92 million

New York’s failure to impose excise taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales does not relax the financial obligation of the nation’s largest tobacco company under a landmark 1998 settlement by the cigarette industry and 46 states, a three-judge arbitra
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 21, 2013 14:03

Washington Tobacco Settlement Authority to sell $344.4 mln bonds

Tobacco Settlement Authority is expected to sell $344.39 million of tobacco settlement revenue refunding bonds, series 2013 on Oct. 3, said a market source on Friday. The authority is an agency of State of Washington.
added Sep 20, 2013 11:50

ARCHIVE: Chamber Targets Excessive Legal Fees: Files 21 FOIA Requests on Tobacco Settlements

filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in 21 states today for all documents and contracts pertaining both to the hiring of outside counsel in tobacco litigation and to the size of the attorneys' fees and called on Congress to investigate the exc
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:32

[New York] Clarence firm spends $3 million for cigarette-making company

22nd Century Group, a Clarence company that is developing very low-nicotine cigarettes, has acquired a North Carolina firm in a $3 million deal that will help it make and distribute its cigarettes in the United States. The acquisition of NASCO Products g
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 19, 2013 07:38

22nd Century Group to Acquire Participating Member of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

“We intentionally have delayed expansion of the marketing and distribution of our brands in the United States since the more product we sold, the more difficult and expensive it would be to become a participating manufacturer of the MSA. 22nd Century
Business Wire
added Sep 18, 2013 08:25

[Florida] Legendary attorney Douglass dies at 83

particularly effective during his stint as Gov. Chiles' attorney. Douglass was the guiding force in making Florida the first state to win a major ($13 billion) settlement against tobacco companies in 1999.
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Sep 18, 2013 07:42

[Florida] Southern gentleman, savvy lawyer Douglass dies; Was uncle of St. Augustine's Doug Wiles

the Tallahassee lawyer who helped rewrite Florida’s constitution, represented Al Gore in the infamous 2000 Florida recount and played a critical role in the state’s landmark multibillion-dollar settlement with tobacco companies, has died at age 83.
St. Augustine (FL) Record
added Sep 18, 2013 07:29

Shannon Hughes: Anti-tobacco movement working in Florida ($$)

The milestones Florida has achieved are a reminder that comprehensive tobacco control programs work, however, there is still much work to be done in the fight against tobacco. Historically, the battle has been against cigarettes and the tobacco control mo
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 17, 2013 07:01
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