Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United States Tobacco Company
Penalty: 
$150,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
December 6, 2000
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
tobacco litigation
Violation Description: 

In a settlement with the California Attorney General, United States Tobacco Company agreed to stop distributing coupons for smokeless tobacco products in a California State University newspaper and to pay $150,000 for the creation of an advertisement discouraging the use of tobacco products.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
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Parent company note: 
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