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 Decade: 1990-1999
 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (1998): Overview, Implementation by States, and Congressional Issues
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Federal Sales of Natural Resources: Pricing and Allocation Mechanisms (1998)
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The Tobacco Settlement: Issues
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Tobacco Legislation in the 105th Congress: Side-by-Side Comparison of S. 1415, S. 1530, S. 1638, S. 1889, H.R. 3474, and H.R. 3868
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Securities Litigation Reform: Unfinished Business?
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Compensating Farmers for the Tobacco Settlement
The legislative proposals designed to reduce smoking, primarily by teenagers, are likely to have negative economic consequences for tobacco growers and tobacco-dependent communities. This report discusses the possibility of some kind of compensation to farmers as part of the settlement package legislation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs563/
Summary and Comparison of the Major Agricultural Provisions of the Tobacco Settlement Policy Proposals
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Consumer Proposals in the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1998: H.R. 3150, 105th Congress, 2d Session (1998)
This report considers the legislative history of the current consumer bankruptcy scheme. It examines current consumer bankruptcy practice and surveys the consumer proposals set forth in Title I of H.R. 3150, with an emphasis on the likely impact of the bill on family support obligations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs687/
Tobacco Marketing and Advertising Restrictions in S. 1415, 105th Congress: First Amendment Issues
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The Proposed Tobacco Settlement: Effects on Prices, Smoking Behavior, and Income Distribution
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The Proposed Tobacco Settlement: Who Pays for the Health Costs of Smoking?
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Tobacco Marketing and Advertising Restrictions in S. 1648, 105th Congress: First Amendment Issues
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Consumer Bankruptcy Reform: Proposals Before the 105th Congress
This report examines current consumer bankruptcy practice and the proposals set forth in the reform bills. Also considered are the legislative history of the current consumer bankruptcy scheme, and topics likely to be debated as Congress proceeds to consider consumer bankruptcy reform. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs599/
Tobacco Advertising: The Constitutionality of Limiting its Tax Deductibility
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Federal Advertising Law: An Overview
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Attorneys' Fees in the State Tobacco Litigation Cases
In the past few years, many states have filed complaints against the tobacco industry in state court to recover Medicaid costs paid by the states to treat their citizens for tobacco related illnesses. The states are also attempting to recover other damages, such as punitive damages, against the tobacco industry. For various reasons, the states have hired private attorneys to assist the state Attorneys General in prosecuting these cases. In most cases, the retention of private counsel has included a fee agreement specifying the amount of compensation that these attorneys will receive for their services. These agreements are not uniform among the states, but most tend to provide some form of contingency fee arrangement. Some of these states have developed a sliding scale contingency fee schedule which varies with the amount of time spent on the litigation and whether a trial has begun. This report briefly summarizes the different fee agreements that the states have with private counsel. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs377/
Prescription Drug User Fee Act of 1992: Effects on Bringing New Drugs to Market
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The Tobacco Settlement: An Overview
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Tobacco Advertising: Whether the FDA's Restrictions Violate Freedom of Speech
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U.S. Living Standards Compared to Those of Six Other Industrialized Nations
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