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Brownback, Schmidt say Kansas will join other states in tobacco agreement

Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday said funding to children's programs will be protected under a multistate legal agreement to settle disputed payments from several major tobacco companies.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 23, 2012 21:48
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CORRECTED-US states welcome tobacco settlement, bond woes remain

A recent deal with tobacco companies will distribute money to 17 states that has been tied up for years, but the funds may only provide short-term relief to underfunded tobacco bonds.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2012 08:24
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Georgia getting $56M from tobacco settlement

The state of Georgia will receive about $56 million next year and more payments in the future from a major settlement states reached with tobacco companies more than a decade ago.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 20, 2012 06:24
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[North Carolina] State to receive $108M in disputed tobacco company payments

North Carolina’s General Fund will see a $100 million bounce in the wake of a settlement between 19 states and major cigarette makers over disputed MSA payments.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 20, 2012 14:53
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Tobacco Bonds Rally After Cigarette Makers Release $4 Billion

Tobacco bonds issued by U.S. states are gaining after Philip Morris USA (PM) and other cigarette makers said they would distribute to 17 states $4 billion in payments previously withheld from a 1998 settlement.
Bloomberg News
added Dec 20, 2012 01:59
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AUDIO: Georgia to Receive More Tobacco Settlement Money; Probably Won't Spend it on Stop Smoking Programs

But, as WABE’s Denis O’Hayer reports, the money probably won’t go to state programs to help people stop smoking.
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Dec 20, 2012 01:30
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Tobacco Firms to Recoup More Than $1.5 Billion in Credits

they expect to recoup more than $1.5 billion in credits after reaching agreement with 17 states in a decade-old dispute over payments tied to a landmark tobacco settlement.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 20, 2012 00:47
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[Alabama] AG: Tobacco agreement ensures Ala. funding

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says a multi-state agreement with major tobacco companies ensures continued funding for public health programs.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 23:45
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Cigarette companies settle dispute over payments to 17 states, including Virginia

Under the agreement announced late Tuesday, the states, including Virginia, each will receive their share of about $4 billion that was paid into a disputed payments account. In return, Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Inc. will
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 19, 2012 12:12
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Nebraska awarded settlement money in multi-state deal with major tobacco companies

Nebraska has been awarded settlement money in a multi-state agreement with four major tobacco companies involving a 10-year dispute over payments.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 03:18
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