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[North Carolina] Tobacco companies reach deal on Master Settlement Agreement

The nation’s top tobacco manufacturers reached an agreement today with 17 states, including North Carolina, on a new method of determining payments involving the Master Settlement Agreement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 18, 2012 23:57

Cigarette Makers Agree With 17 States on Cash Release Terms

That 14-year-old, 46-state accord required the tobacco companies to pay $206 billion to resolve their liability in health-care cost litigation. A dispute later arose over more than $7 billion due under the deal for the years 2003 to 2012, stemming from
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 20, 2012 14:42

Horne Announces Tobacco Enforcement Settlement that Protects Arizona's $100 Million Annual Payments by Tobacco Companies

“This is a significant result for Arizona as it provides additional monies to the state and eliminates the risk that it could lose its $100 million annual payment from the companies for one or more of the next several years,” Horne said.
Office of the Attorney General (AZ)
added Dec 20, 2012 02:09

Here's What it Takes to Make Big Tobacco Smile

“The company is able to receive significant value for injury its brands have suffered in the marketplace at the hands of manufacturers who are not subject to the obligations of the MSA,” said the company’s executive vice president Martin L. Holton III in
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Dec 20, 2012 02:05

Lorillard Reaches Agreement over Disputed MSA Adjustments

Company expects to receive more than $198 million in credits against future MSA payments over the next five years
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Dec 20, 2012 00:55

Philip Morris USA Reaches Agreement with Nineteen States to Resolve MSA Payment Adjustment Disputes

Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA) and other cigarette manufacturers have reached an agreement with nineteen states to resolve long-standing disputes related to the Non-Participating Manufacturer (NPM) adjustment provisions of the Master Settlement Agreemen
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 20, 2012 00:50

AG Strange: Tobacco Settlement Good Deal for Alabama

Attorney General Luther Strange today announced a multi-state agreement with the major tobacco companies that settles a 10-year dispute regarding payments under the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). Today's agreement ensures the stability of continu
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:40

Lorillard Reaches Agreement over Disputed MSA Adjustments

Company expects to receive more than $198 million in credits against future MSA payments over the next five years
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2012 03:46

Three cigarette makers reach deal with 17 states over payments

Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Inc. said Tuesday that they will give the states their portion of more than $4 billion in disputed payments. In exchange, the manufacturers will receive credits against future payments.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 02:36

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, other manufacturers reach agreement in principle on Master Settlement Agreement payment disputes with states (PDF)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has reached an agreement in principle with 17 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to settle 10 years of claims related to the company’s Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) payments to the states. The settlement add
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:47
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