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[Wyoming] Editorial board: Increase the tobacco tax

It’s too early to say exactly how much we should increase the tax, but it has to be enough to make a difference, both in preventing smoking and in our state’s bank accounts. We must examine our priorities as a state – and both physical and financial heal
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 28, 2015 16:20

[Kentucky] Bevin and Conway clash again on KET debate

Bevin said....such settlements have downsides and often cost Kentucky workers their jobs. Conway defended the Master Settlement Agreement with the big tobacco companies, saying that the settlement generates about $100 million a year for the state budget
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 27, 2015 09:22

[New York] Muni Tobacco Bonds Rally Most Since January on N.Y. Settlement

High-yield municipal tobacco bonds rallied by the most since January after New York reached a settlement with cigarette companies that freed up $550 million of funds, fueling speculation that other states will follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 21, 2015 15:10

[New York] Attorney General: State to receive $550M to resolve tobacco impasse

The nation's major tobacco companies will unlock $550 million in payments to New York and local governments to settle a decade-old dispute that had encumbered a portion of the funds meant to cover the public cost of treating ailing smokers. The resolutio
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 21, 2015 14:37

[New York]   FORM 8-K  

entered into a settlement agreement (“Settlement Agreement”) with the State of New York to settle certain claims related to the Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) non-participating manufacturer adjustment, an adjustment that reduces the annual payment ob
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 21, 2015 11:06

Reynolds reaches MSA agreement with New York

Reynolds will receive $285 million in credits, plus interest, over the next four years for its 2004-14 claims. Philip Morris USA said it will gain $126 million in credits for its 2016 MSA obligation. In exchange, New York will receive a combined $550 mil
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2015 10:38

Big tobacco settles decade-long dispute with New York

Big U.S. tobacco companies including Reynolds American Inc and Altria Group Inc agreed to pay New York $550 million..., in 2003, signatories to the MSA argued that some states, including New York, had failed to "diligently enforce" the collection of fund
added Oct 20, 2015 23:23

[New York] CRUDELE: How the government wasted tobacco’s $200B windfall

So, Albany is missing out on billions from smuggled cigarettes, losing out on tax from the smokes the Native Americans are selling, and shouldering the cost of bonds foolishly issued to back Master Settlement money it might never see. I called state Att
New York Post
added Oct 20, 2015 13:22

Actual Tobacco Settlement Payments Received by the States (in millions)

Timeframe: 2014 / United States $7,096.71 / Alabama $92.7 / Alaska $32.3
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
added Oct 20, 2015 12:49

[Illinois, Maryland, New York] ARCHIVE: Kool MIXX Settlement (PDF)

In the event that Reynolds conducts any DJ mixing and/or MC competitions as part of any Future KOOL MIXX Promotion, all such competitions shall only be conducted in Adult Only Facilities, and Reynolds shall not cause any such competition to be broadcas
Office of New York State Attorney General
added Oct 20, 2015 12:41
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