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Reynolds American says it has borrowed $750 million

Reynolds American Inc. said in a regulatory filing Wednesday it has borrowed $750 million under a new credit agreement, with the funds likely being dedicated to a share repurchase program and its Master Settlement Agreement obligations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2014 09:56
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[Missouri] Lawmakers at odds over blame on tobacco settlement penalty

If Missouri loses its challenge to an arbitration decision that cost the state $70 million in payments from tobacco companies, expect the volume to increase on where to lay the blame. Attorney General Chris Koster in December quietly filed the challenge
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Apr 21, 2014 17:42
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Iowa Receives $71 Million in Annual Tobacco Payment

The tobacco companies remitted a regular annual Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) payment to Iowa of more than $54 million, and an additional "Strategic Contribution Fund" payment of more than $17.5 million, for a total payment of more than $71.6 million
Iowa Attorney General
added Apr 21, 2014 17:31
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Ruling good for Pa.

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds ( “Pa. scores ‘victory,' gets portion of tobacco settlement restored” ). Spent
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Apr 21, 2014 02:03
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Reynolds withholds money from MSA payments

continued Tuesday its dispute over annual payment obligations to the Master Settlement Agreement by withholding about 24 percent of the $1.77 billion amount due from fiscal 2013. Tobacco companies, including Reynolds, agreed in 1998 to settle lawsuits tha
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:28
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Cigarette makers have paid $6 billion to states in settlement

The nation’s top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 09:47
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LETTER: Court ruling frees millions for anti-smoking program in Pennsylvania

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds. Spent wisely, this recovered subsidy could be the aid our state so desperately
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Apr 16, 2014 09:27
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Altria Pays $3.3 Billion Under Industry Smoking Pact

Altria Group Inc. said its Philip Morris USA unit made its annual payment--which totaled $3.3 billion this year-- toward the tobacco industry's master settlement agreement. Under the landmark 1998 tobacco agreement, companies in the industry agreed to p
NASDAQ
added Apr 15, 2014 23:26
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Your Tuesday Briefing: Paying for selling smoke.

Most of the nation’s cigarette manufacturers shell out a total of more than $8 billion every April 15 to help pay for treating smoking-related illness and prevention programs. The payment stems from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, which li
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 08:09
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Judge restores $120 million in tobacco settlement to Pennsylvania

A Philadelphia judge on Thursday set aside most of an arbitration ruling that could have cost the state of Pennsylvania some $180 million from a landmark 1998 settlement with the nation's tobacco companies.
Reuters
added Apr 11, 2014 10:43
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