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OLSON: Winners and Losers from the FDA's Vaping and Cigar Crackdown

Under the 1998 tobacco settlement, which I and others at Cato have criticized at length, a large chunk of revenue from these conventional sales goes to state governments. But this revenue source has been eroded badly as smokers switch to vaping, a trend t
Cato Institute
added May 12, 2016 02:52
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[Massachusetts] Group’s lawsuits aim to boost public health

there’s an intriguing twist to the suits filed in Middlesex Superior Court last month. They are the product of a new Boston group that seeks to promote public health through the courts. And these lawyers are working on several fronts, not just tobacco. T
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 12, 2015 12:39
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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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22nd Century Group to Acquire Participating Member of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

“We intentionally have delayed expansion of the marketing and distribution of our brands in the United States since the more product we sold, the more difficult and expensive it would be to become a participating manufacturer of the MSA. 22nd Century
Business Wire
added Sep 18, 2013 08:25
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FINAL AWARD RE: STATE OF IOWA (PDF)

The Panel unanimously finds that the State of Iowa diligently enforced its Qualifying Statute during calendar year 2003 and therefore is not subject to an NPM Adjustment pursuant to Section IX (d)(2)(B) of the Master Settlement Agreement. All other clai
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 12, 2013 01:33
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[Missouri] Tobacco companies will not fight cigarette tax increase

But this time, there's a key difference that could bolster its chances. Big Tobacco, which spent millions of dollars to defeat the last proposal six years ago, is largely sitting this one out.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 2, 2012 18:13
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco manufacturers request Supreme Court tackle MSA arbitration settlement

The nation's largest tobacco manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to tackle a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affecting $120 million in Master Settlement Agreement money. A writ of certiorari was filed April 21 by R.J. Reynolds Toba
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 2, 2016 19:43
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ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM HOOD ANNOUNCES $15 MILLION SETTLEMENTS WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES

“Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson manufactured cigarettes for a company called Star Tobacco, but failed to pay what they were required to pay us under the original 1997 tobacco settlement agreement,” said Attorney General Hood.
Mississippi Attorney General's Office
added Jun 22, 2015 20:13
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[Canada, Arkansas] Judge orders tobacco maker to pay state nearly $30 million

A Canadian tobacco company has been ordered to pay Arkansas nearly $30 million for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of participating in the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The state accused Grand River Enterprises of violating the law by
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2014 12:43
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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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