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[Europe, Luxembourg] Star Tobacco appointments

Star Tobacco has established its European headquarters in Luxembourg and appointed Christopher Maan as its general manager for the region. With a background in law, Maan comes from a distinguished tobacco family that has been in the business for three ge
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 26, 2012 17:50
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Star Scientific leaving smokeless business

Star Scientific Inc. said Monday it is getting out of the smokeless tobacco business, discouraged by the regulatory environment for its Ariva and Stonewall Hard products. The company, based in Glen Allen, Va., said it will concentrate on its pharmaceuti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 18, 2012 04:25
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Can Star Scientific Leave its Big Tobacco Past Behind?

While Star Scientific (NASDAQ:STSI) is remoulding itself, focusing on dietary supplements rather than smokeless cigarettes, the company is still haunted by Big Tobacco.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Nov 13, 2012 11:40
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Star Scientific Exiting Tobacco Business

Will discontinue manufacturing, distribution, sale of Ariva, Stonewall dissolvable products
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:56
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ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM HOOD ANNOUNCES $15 MILLION SETTLEMENTS WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES

“Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson manufactured cigarettes for a company called Star Tobacco, but failed to pay what they were required to pay us under the original 1997 tobacco settlement agreement,” said Attorney General Hood.
Mississippi Attorney General's Office
added Jun 22, 2015 20:13
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Star Scientific falls as settlement disclosed

Shares of Star Scientific fell 6 percent on Tuesday as investors likely viewed a $5 million payout in a patent dispute settlement as smaller than anticipated.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2012 20:16
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[Virginia] State Sen. Barbara Favola calls for Gov. McDonnell’s resignation

in response to a story in Wednesday’s Washington Post that Virginia businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. had given $70,000 to a corporation owned by McDonnell and his sister, a $50,000 check to first lady Maureen McDonnell and $10,000 to their daughter, Jea
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2013 17:56
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[Virginia] Star Scientific CEO, shareholders investing $20 million

CEO also cuts own pay to $1 a month until company is profitable
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Nov 18, 2012 10:58
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Unflattering Portrait of Virginia’s Former First Lady Is Offered by Her Lawyers

Mr. Williams, she said, told how the product, an anti-inflammatory derived from tobacco, saved his wife from thyroid surgery, and he said that a cream he had made from the active ingredient reduced a swelling on his head in minutes.
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2014 00:05
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[Virginia] VIDEO: Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction

McDonnell's case stands out because he took so much from one person -- this man, multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams. Williams wanted the governor's help getting state-sponsored studies of his new tobacco-based supplement called Anatabloc. He claimed it had
CBS
added Jul 24, 2017 19:10
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