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[New York] Editorial: Counties wasted settlement funds

But the fast-money grab, and quick spending, has had long-term implications for local governments. "Essentially, instead of investing the money in reducing the long-term carnage caused by smoking, they took the easy way out," Horner told the Editorial B
New York Journal News
added Jun 28, 2012 11:56
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[California] Fitch: CA Tax Could Depress Payments to All Tobacco Bonds

Fitch Ratings believes California Proposition 29 (Tobacco Tax for Cancer Research Act) could reduce the payments that all states receive from tobacco companies under the Master Settlement Agreement
Business Wire
added Jun 7, 2012 13:27
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[California] UPDATE 1-Tobacco bond payments may fall if Calif. OKs tax measure-Fitch (Adds comment, background)

Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday it believes all tobacco Master Settlement Agreement recipients may see lower payments if California voters support a tax measure that would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1 to $1.87.
Reuters
added Jun 5, 2012 23:39
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[North Carolina] Tobacco grant supports LCC

Kinston (NC) Free Press
added May 27, 2012 12:05
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BARNES: Saturday Diary / When great comedy was sponsored by big tobacco

Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 13, 2012 07:07
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[New Mexico] Gov. vetoes cigarette bill again

Farmington (NM) Daily Times
added Mar 17, 2012 00:00
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[Canada, USA] Top 5 major lawsuits against 'Big tobacco'

Canadian Press
added Mar 12, 2012 00:00
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[Oklahoma] Ex-Okla. tribe employee pleads guilty, charges dropped against another in cigarette-tax scheme

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2012 00:00
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Shrinking Tobacco Profits Spark MSA Payment Battle (PDF)

States and MSA signatories battle over billions of dollars in east payments, keeping a keen eye on what that outcome will mean for the future.
Troutman Sanders LLP
added Nov 13, 2010 00:00
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[Georgia] B&W v. GAULT (PDF)

Supreme Court of Georgia
added Mar 15, 2006 00:00
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