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[New York] Fitch Takes Various Actions on Tobacco Settlement ABS

The rating actions described below consider: Fitch's new U.S. Tobacco Settlement ABS Criteria dated Oct. 5, 2015, a deviation from that criteria, updated and clarified data, model refinements, and enhancements to Fitch's rating analysis, particularly as t
Business Wire
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36
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Fitch Maintains 14 New York Tobacco Settlement ABS Tranches on Rating Watch

in connection with an ongoing and comprehensive portfolio review of the entire Fitch-rated universe of tobacco bonds. Fitch has completed or nearly completed the review of transactions from other jurisdictions and will concentrate on the New York portfol
Business Wire
added Feb 2, 2016 23:46
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[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40
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Product Liability Group Of The Year: Motley Rice ($$)

Motley Rice LLC attorneys seized on their abilities in the courtroom and at the negotiating table to secure some big wins for plaintiffs in 2015, including a $100 million settlement with three major tobacco companies over...
Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
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[New Jersey] NJ Broker Seeks Unpaid Commission In Tobacco Escrow Deal ($$)

A California private equity firm was hit Wednesday with a lawsuit in New Jersey federal court over an alleged failure to pay commission to a private mortgage broker as part of a $146 million purchase of tobacco escrow fund assets in 2010.
Law360
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Broken promise / Brownback proposes going back on agreement for tobacco settlement money

guess how much Kansas spends on tobacco prevention and cessation? Try 1.5 percent...any attempt to circumvent the CIF should be done with complete transparency and with an authentic conversation about what’s the right way to be responsible with the tobacc
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jan 20, 2016 03:18
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[Maryland] Tobacco settlement aids cancer research, diagnosis and treatment

Cullen is working with state programs to fund cancer research. Much of this funding comes from the Master Settlement Agreement of 1998, which allocated restitution money paid by the tobacco companies across 46 states in an effort to combat tobacco-relate
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Jan 6, 2016 16:43
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Pa. Supreme Court rejects tobacco manufacturers' appeal over $120M in settlement money

A Pennsylvania appeals court upheld April 10 a lower-court ruling that allows the state to keep the money from manufacturers that included R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Inc. and Philip Morris USA.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 5, 2016 19:34
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Smoking prevention gets just small slice of Maryland’s $2.3B from tobacco settlement

But about 15 years and $2.3 billion later — and despite the creation of the state’s Cigarette Restitution Fund to deter and repair damage from tobacco — smoking remains a statewide health concern....tobacco lobbyist Bruce Bereano, thought states used it
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Jan 5, 2016 19:10
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Justices Reject Appeal Over $125M Tobacco Settlement ($$)

The justices issued an order on Dec. 23 shooting down a pair of petitions from two groups of tobacco companies challenging a Commonwealth Court decision from April that upheld the $125 million award.
Law360
added Jan 5, 2016 17:44
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