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9 States Win At Least $168M In Tobacco Settlement Dispute ($$)

Tobacco companies will pay at least $168 million to nine states as part of a 1998 settlement in which the companies agreed to make annual payments to cover government medical expenses for tobacco-related illnesses, after an arbitration panel found Wednesd
Law360
added Sep 14, 2013 08:58
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AG: Tobacco settlement ruling vindicates Illinois

Madigan on Thursday lauded a ruling from a panel of arbitrators that denied tobacco manufacturers' attempt to not pay Illinois under the state's 1998 tobacco settlement agreement. Tobacco companies claimed Illinois didn't properly collect cigarette sales
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 13, 2013 17:38
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AG: Missouri loses arbitration in tobacco case

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said the state has lost an arbitration case and will refund money it receives through a multi-state settlement with tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 13, 2013 17:38
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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Correct and Replace: R.J. Reynolds receives favorable rulings from arbitration panel (PDF)

A press release issued by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company on Sept. 11, 2013, contained inaccurate information regarding the amount of money the company expects to recover with respect to rulings from an arbitration panel and an earlier settlement agreement
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 13, 2013 14:07
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States Have Another Chance to Fund Tobacco Prevention Programs after Ruling in Tobacco Settlement Dispute

Governors and legislators in these states should use their new tobacco revenues to fund programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit – programs that have been woefully underfunded in most states and decimated by budget cuts in recent yea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2013 13:53
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Court rules tobacco companies must pay New York State $92 million

New York’s failure to impose excise taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales does not relax the financial obligation of the nation’s largest tobacco company under a landmark 1998 settlement by the cigarette industry and 46 states, a three-judge arbitra
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 12, 2013 12:10
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Cigarette makers must pay $92 mln to New York state

the arbitrators said the evidence showed it was state policy not to collect excise taxes on the sales on American Indian reservations before, during and after the master settlement agreement, and was not obligated to do so.
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2013 12:04
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New York Tobacco Debt Gets Boost From Arbitrator Ruling

Bonds issued by New York local governments and payable by revenue from a national settlement with major tobacco companies will get a boost from an arbitration panel’s decision to order the companies to pay the state more than $92 million, said Richard La
Bloomberg News
added Sep 12, 2013 12:03
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[New York] $92M win in tobacco lawsuit

"This ruling is a huge victory for all New Yorkers, and I applaud the panel for denying Big Tobacco's efforts to avoid responsibility for illnesses caused by cigarettes — and paid for by taxpayers," Attorney General Schneiderman said Wednesday.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Sep 12, 2013 11:47
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