AG Derek Schmidt sues Florida tobacco manufacturer for failure to comply with Kansas law

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TOPEKA – (August 31, 2018) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt last week filed a lawsuit against a Florida-based tobacco manufacturer for failing to comply with Kansas law when selling tobacco products in the state. Schmidt filed the case in Shawnee County District Court alleging that RG Logistics, Inc., of Medley, Florida, violated provisions of Kansas law that place certain obligations on tobacco manufacturers selling products in the state. In particular, the company is accused of failing to make adequate payments to a qualified escrow fund for its 2017 sales. Kansas Department of Revenue records indicated that the company sold at least 287,000 cigarettes in the State in the third quarter of 2017, which would have required the company to make...

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AG Derek Schmidt sues Florida tobacco manufacturer for failure to comply with Kansas law

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