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Court Opens Door For Carolina Tobacco Sales In Ga.

Law360 (November 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Georgia appeals court has decided Carolina Tobacco Co. met its obligations to pay for smoking-related health costs as established under a 1998 product liability settlement and paved the way for the company to sell its Roger cigarettes in the state.

The Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia issued an opinion Tuesday reversing and remanding a decision by a lower court in favor of Georgia Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker, who had determined that the “price-value” cigarette maker did not measure up to requirements...
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