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[Arkansas] AR to Receive Over $50M in Tobacco Settlement Funds

Arkansas will receive over $50 million in tobacco settlement funds, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. "It is critical for me to continue enforcing the terms of the MSA agreement with the various tobacco companies," said Attorney Ge
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:03
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[Missouri] Kansas Receives $62 Million from Tobacco Settlement

The $62,057,021.91 total received is consistent with the estimate that the Attorney General provided last fall to the consensus revenue estimators. ..Attorney General Derek Schmidt cautioned that predicting the anticipated amount of receipts over the next
Kansas City infoZine
added Apr 23, 2017 13:18
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[New Jersey] Wisniewski’s campaign in disarray as campaign manager quits

“In 2015, Wisniewski voted to let tobacco companies cut their court-ordered payments to New Jersey,” said McCormick. “New Jersey lawmakers bailed out some tobacco bonds, trading $400 million in future revenues for a fast $92 million. Then they agreed to
NJToday (CMD Media)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:41
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Kentucky receives $93 million in tobacco settlement money, funds boost agriculture, health outcomes

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky received $93,415,537 million in tobacco settlement money this week. “For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early chil
KyForward
added Apr 21, 2017 17:20
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[UK] Analysis of British American Tobacco's questionable use of privilege and protected document claims at the Guildford Depository [FREE FULL TEXT]

alongside document destruction and conditions of access to the Guildford Depository, BAT asserted privilege and protection claims inappropriately in order to further hinder public access. Fulfilment of the stipulations under the Minnesota Consent Judgeme
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:43
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LEE: State senator: North Dakota remains committed to anti-smoking efforts

BreatheND has been the source of a great deal of misinformation. A 2008 initiated measure resulted in establishment of BreatheND to use the additional money given to states who had participated in the lawsuit against tobacco companies. Those extra funds
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19
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[Louisiana] Declining tobacco sales concern for the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation

The declining sales of cigarettes were named as the reason for recent decrease in assets held by the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC). A recent financial statement presented to its board noted that total assets had decreased from $145 mil
The Louisiana Record
added Apr 12, 2017 19:32
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[Missouri] Gubernatorial candidate Chris Koster right about $50 million on the line with tobacco loophole

In his tweet, Koster called upon the legislature to #FixTheLoophole, which he says will save Missourians $50 million. The so-called tobacco loophole is money the state hopes to get from five big tobacco companies if it takes a tougher line with smaller
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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Rhode Island settles in principle with tobacco companies in MSA dispute

As a result of Kilmartin’s recent settlement, Rhode Island will receive $10 million this fiscal year and the state’s tobacco bondholders will receive $40 million. "Not only does this settlement resolve significant risk for both the bond holders and t
Legal NewsLine
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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[Illinois] Things may get even worse for ‘Fast Eddie’ Vrdolyak, lawyers hint

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak, 79, last November with a 19-page federal indictment that outlined his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vr
Chicago Sun-Times
added Apr 6, 2017 02:03
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