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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

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

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

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

[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
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