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This website was established to provide information about a proposed class action settlement that U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company has agreed to with plaintiffs. The proposed settlement involves adult consumers who purchased U.S. Smokeless moist snuff tobacco products, including Copenhagen and Skoal, at any time from January 1, 1990 to the present in Kansas. The Court-ordered Notice and other documents at this website explain the Settlement, the benefits it provides, and the options that you have, including how to submit a Claim Form. Claim forms are due by September 16, 2006. . . .
You may be a member of the Settlement Class if you are of legal age to purchase tobacco and purchased U.S. Smokeless moist snuff tobacco products, including Copenhagen and Skoal, at any time from January 1, 1990 to the present in Kansas. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and employees are excluded from the Settlement Class.
What benefits are available to me? (top)
If the Court approves the proposed Settlement, eligible Class Members who submit a valid Claim Form by September 16, 2006, will receive a package of coupons worth approximately $650.00 in discounts for future purchases of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company products, including Copenhagen and Skoal.
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