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Index to documents relating to the proposed tobacco settlement, subpoenaed on February 19, 1998

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ISBN 10016057238X
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as the Tobacco Settlement of Steam began to build towards instituting such a settlement early in , when Florida, Minnesota, Mississippi, and Texas reached out-of-court settlements worth billions of dollars with tobacco companies. By mid 41 states had reached a settlement with tobacco companies so far-. UCSF has been collecting materials on tobacco control efforts since the s. Stemming from events such as the multi-state lawsuit and Master Settlement Agreement and buttressed by the work of Stanton A. Glantz in the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, we have collected papers and organizational records of government agencies and activist groups, as well as papers of.

In February , David Kessler, then Commissioner of the FDA, launched an offensive against the tobacco industry by asserting that his agency had the authority to regulate tobacco. Kessler based his claim on thoroughly documented evidence that nicotine is an addictive drug and cigarettes are drug delivery systems. Secretary Shalala and Mr. Reed met with reporters following a meeting at the White House regarding the tobacco industry settlement and its implementation. They met with former tobacco employee.

Friday, Nov. 20, | a.m. CARSON CITY -- Attorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa today accepted a proposed settlement with tobacco companies that would bring $ billion to Nevada over the.   In his State of the Union Address, President Bill Clinton announced that he had directed the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to pursue a federal lawsuit against the tobacco industry to.


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Index to documents relating to the proposed tobacco settlement, subpoenaed on February 19, 1998 by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Index to documents relating to the proposed tobacco settlement, subpoenaed on Febru [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce.]. House Committee Subpoenas Thousands More Tobacco Documents By Ann Curley/CNN. WASHINGTON (Feb. 19) -- The House committee investigating tobacco companies has subpoenaed o additional.

[Washington: U.S. G.P.O.: For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., ] Language English Related Title Index to Documents relating to the committee's hearing on the proposed tobacco settlement, Novem Additional documents relating to the committee's hearing on the proposed tobacco settlement, Novem ISBN.

Big tobacco won't work toward settlement - April 8, 5 tobacco firms to withdraw from deal - April 8, AllPolitics - Harsh words, strewn chairs and tobacco's lost G.O.P.

friends mark a. Tobacco a done deal Novem p.m. ET Forty six states and five territories sign on to $B tobacco settlement. The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) was entered in Novemberoriginally between the four largest United States tobacco companies (Philip Morris Inc., R.

Reynolds, Brown & Williamson and Lorillard – the "original participating manufacturers", referred to as the "Majors") and the attorneys general of 46 states. The states settled their Medicaid lawsuits against the tobacco. Court orders tobacco industry to turn over documents Ma Web posted at: p.m.

EST ( GMT) ST. PAUL, Minnesota (CNN) -- A Minnesota appeals court ordered the tobacco industry. CIGARETTE MAKERS AND STATES DRAFT A $ BILLION DEAL. NovemSection A, Page 1 Because the plan is designed to be a national settlement, the tobacco companies could withdraw. When the depositories were opened to the public in May (Minnesota) and February (Guildford), approximately 35 million pages of once-secret internal documents were available for public review.

3 Since the settlement inthe number of pages of tobacco industry documents available for public review has nearly doubled because (1) the Minnesota settlement mandated that all of Cited by: Comprehensive Settlement Agree-ment (CSA) in Part of the reparations includes payments from the tobacco industry to the state of Texas and local governments.

This brief examines the proceeds from the tobacco settlement. KEY FACTS ♦ Tobacco Settlement Receipts are directed to General Revenue– Dedicated Account No. ,File Size: KB. By February 1,the tobacco industry and 46 states, but the tobacco industry was usually able to keep states from nonincremental regulatory changes.

19 Indeed, Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Overview, Implementation by States, and Congressional by:   Litigation against US tobacco companies Litigation against US tobacco companies Suzanne Thorpe use (Player, ).

Plaintiffs were first unable Briefly highlights the history of litigation against tobacco to prove that tobacco use caused their injuries. companies in the : Suzanne Thorpe. (19) The Staff Report indicates that the Annual Payment under the proposed settlement would amount to $ per pack, which the settlement anticipates will be passed through to consumers in the form of higher prices.

The report further assumes that the settlement would lead to advertising and legal cost savings of $ per pack that also would. States, tobacco firms talk J a.m. ET Cigarette makers have been seeking settlement over state Medicaid suits.

Sources for research on the Minnesota lawsuit, and other tobacco litigation, are noted, in particular the Minnesota Document Depository, which houses previously undisclosed tobacco industry documents.

It concludes with an Appendix of the timeline and. CIVIL LIABILITY PORTIONS OF THE PROPOSED TOBACCO SETTLEMENT THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, DC.

The committee met, pursuant to notice, at a.m., in room Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Henry Hyde (chairman of the committee) presiding. While the terms of the settlement benefitted the state by eliminating risks, it also provided a number of benefits to the participating manufacturers.

Among these were credits against current and future tobacco settlement payments and a portion of the DPA money. The File Size: KB. Tobacco settlement-backed debt. New York’s history of issuing tobacco settlement-backed debt is not entirely an outlier.

States and localities have combined to issue $55 billion in bonds backed by tobacco settlement funds. Debt always carries risk and is a sad substitute for responsible budgeting, but issuing tobacco settlement-backed debt in Author: Cory Eucalitto. President Clinton talked about his administration's review of the proposed tobacco lawsuit settlement.

He was joined by Vice President Gore, members of the Cabinet, lawmakers and health officials. from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes. But they will spend only percent of it – $ million – on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit.

This means the states are spending less than two cents of every dollar in tobacco revenue to fight tobacco use. What was the result of the tobacco settlement? a. tobacco companies agreed to pay $24 million to find ways to reduce teen smoking b. tobacco companies agreed that they are responsible if the number of teen smokers increases c.

individuals are prohibited from suing tobacco companies for the adverse effects of tobacco on teenagers d. tobacco companies were not liable to compensate.The UCSF Truth Tobacco Industry Documents (formerly known as Legacy Tobacco Documents Library) is a digital archive of tobacco industry documents, funded by Truth Initiative and created and maintained by the University of California, San Library is a part of the larger UCSF Industry Documents Library which also includes the Drug Industry Document Archive, the Food Industry.Inthe Attorney General's Office reached a settlement (the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement or “MSA”) with the major U.S.

tobacco manufacturers that imposes major restrictions on the industry's advertising and marketing machine, curtails its ability to fight anti-tobacco legislation in our political arena, and provides states quick mechanisms to enforce the agreement.