Attorneys General Group Asks to Meet With Tobacco Firm
- Settling with Big Tobacco. Petit, Charles W.; Shapiro, Joseph P.; Marks, John; Tangley, Laura // U.S. News & World Report;11/23/98, Vol. 125 Issue 20, p12
Reports a possible legal settlement between four major tobacco companies and the attorneys general of several states. Deal worth up to $200 billion; Obstacles to the deal; Key role of California in the agreement.
- Tobacco firms offer $360 billion. Hofmann, Mark A.; Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;06/23/97, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p1
Focuses on a proposed settlement between the tobacco industry and a group of state attorneys in the United States. Terms and conditions applicable to the proposal; Effects on the cigarette manufacturers; Identification of major provisions associated with the deal.
- In a deal with the devil, who do you think comes out ahead? Dombrowski, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;07/18/97, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p9
Criticizes the agreement forged between states' attorney general and United States tobacco companies regarding the settlement of class action suit filed against tobacco companies by the states. Projected amount of settlement; Possibility that tobacco companies may pass the settlement costs to...
- Tobacco Marketing Restrictions in the Multistate Attorneys General Settlement: Is This Good Public Policy? Petty, Ross D. // Journal of Public Policy & Marketing;Fall99, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p249
After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a rule to regulate the marketing of tobacco to children, states negotiated two settlements of their health care reimbursement lawsuits with the tobacco industry. In this article, the author examines the marketing restrictions contained in the...
- Goldsmith slashes Govt provincial panel. Malkin, Brendan // Lawyer;4/29/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p2
Reports on the decision of the attorney-general in Great Britain to reduce by a third the number of barristers on the government's provincial panel. Reason for the decision; Total number of barristers who will be eliminated; Details on the issue.
- Louisiana Reschedules $1.2B Deal Over Lawsuit Questions. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;10/18/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31246, p4
Focuses on Louisiana officials' decision to push back the sale of tobacco bonds by a week to October 29, 2001. Concerns raised by state's attorney general surrounding the bond documents; Absence of guarantee from the state that bonds would be paid if payments from the tobacco companies were...
- Tobacco industry deal adds revenue. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);7/4/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 28, p10B
Reports on the added revenue provided by an agreement with the tobacco industry to New York. Share of the state to the national settlement reached by the industry and attorneys general from several states; Amount paid by tobacco companies in compensation taxpayers for smoking-related public...
- Commonwealth Syndicates Revolver. Segar, Joseph // Bank Loan Report;7/9/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 27, p3
Announces that discount cigarette manufacturer Commonwealth Brands Inc. has launched the general syndication of a multi-million dollar revolver and a multi-million dollar term loan targeted at institutional investors.
- Imperial tobacco ventures across the Atlantic. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Mar2007, Issue 789, p5
The article reports on the acquisition of the U.S. cigarette manufacturer Commonwealth Brands by Imperial Tobacco. The deal is valued at 970 million British pounds and gives additional brands to Imperial's portfolio. According to analysts, Imperial is moving into the U.S. because of the...