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[Arkansas] Ark. AG announces agreement with tobacco companies

Arkansas' attorney general says an arbitration panel has issued a ruling that will allow a settlement to proceed between Arkansas and several tobacco companies that signed a 1998 anti-smoking agreement. The tobacco companies said Arkansas and certain oth
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2013 15:04

Twelve States Won’t Have to Refund Tobacco Money

Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 13, 2013 15:38

Cigarette companies settle dispute over payments to 17 states, including Virginia

Va. and others will split $4B from companies including Philip Morris
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 13, 2013 15:37

MSA Arbitration Panel Upholds NPM Adjustment Settlement Agreement

the arbitration panel in the pending Non-Participating Manufacturer (NPM) adjustment proceeding has issued a Stipulated Partial Settlement and Award, which will allow the settlement agreement reached in December to proceed. PM USA and other cigarette manu
Altria Group, Inc.
added Mar 13, 2013 15:06

Arbitration Panel reviews and enters settlement agreement in Master Settlement Agreement disputed payments case (PDF)

On March 12, 2013, the Arbitration Panel hearing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s claim related to its 2003 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) payment ... Under the Term Sheet, based on the jurisdictions that have joined the agreement thus far, R.J. Reyno
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 13, 2013 14:58

[New Hampshire] More tobacco settlement money headed for NH

Speaking with the Senate Ways and Means Committee Tuesday morning, Deputy Attorney General Ann Rice outlined the settlement New Hampshire and 18 others states have with the major tobacco companies involved in litigation.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 12, 2013 15:12

Maryland's tobacco industry: Behind the numbers

Last week the Baltimore Business Journal reported on Maryland’s Cigarette Restitution Fund, a pot of money that is intended to go toward programs for cancer treatment and research, smoking cessation and Medicaid expenses related to smoking.
Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 15:10

Hughes: Governor's proposal to deplete Tobacco Trust Fund will hurt Vermonters

Diverting monies from the Tobacco Trust Fund to plug budgetary gaps is short-sighted, will cost Vermonters in the future, and does not respect the wishes of Vermont smokers and nonsmokers.
added Mar 12, 2013 06:27

[North Dakota] Tobacco Free N.D. poll shows strong support for smoke-free laws

A statewide poll commissioned by Tobacco Free North Dakota reflects even stronger support as of March 6, 2013, for both the smoke-free law and for Measure 3, each passed by initiated measure in 2012 and 2008, respectively, according to a news release.
Minot (ND) Daily News
added Mar 11, 2013 02:42

[New Mexico] Bill would end growth of tobacco fund

A proposal to temporarily shore up the state's lottery-funded college scholarship program would end the flow of tobacco settlement payments into a 12-year-old state trust fund ... Senators on Tuesday voted 40-0 for a measure that would use 25 percent of
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 10, 2013 12:32
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