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[New York] N.Y. Wins in Challenge of Tobacco Settlement, Schneiderman Says

The arbitration panel rejected the tobacco companies’ claims that New York was failing to uphold its end of the bargain by not taxing cigarette sales on Indian reservations, according to the attorney general’s office. “This ruling is a huge victory for
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 12, 2013 11:46
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Big Tobacco Ordered To Pay Full $800 Million To New York State Under Landmark 1998 Agreement

Schneiderman: Ruling Denying Big Tobacco's Efforts To Avoid Responsibility For Cigarette-Related Illnesses Is A Huge Victory For New Yorkers
New York State Attorney General
added Sep 12, 2013 09:29
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U.S. cigarette makers lose disputes with nine states in tobacco deal

The tobacco companies argued that at least 15 states had failed to diligently collect escrow payments from manufacturers that did not sign the 1998 agreement. That failure entitled participating manufacturers to lower payments.
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2013 09:20
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FINAL AWARD RE: STATE OF IOWA (PDF)

The Panel unanimously finds that the State of Iowa diligently enforced its Qualifying Statute during calendar year 2003 and therefore is not subject to an NPM Adjustment pursuant to Section IX (d)(2)(B) of the Master Settlement Agreement. All other clai
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 12, 2013 01:33
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National Arbitration Panel Backs Iowa in Tobacco Payment Dispute

Miller fought big tobacco companies' attempts to reduce Iowa's payments under 1998 Master Settlement Agreement
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 11, 2013 22:55
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BIG TOBACCO ORDERED TO PAY OREGON $9 MILLION IN NATIONAL ARBITRATION DISPUTE

Today a panel of arbitrators ordered Big Tobacco to pay Oregon the more than $9 million that they had failed to pay. These tobacco companies -- which include Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Lorillard Tobacco Company, among othe
Oregon Department of Justice
added Sep 11, 2013 22:53
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Washington wins right to full payment in tobacco arbitration

Ferguson’s office thwarts efforts by tobacco companies to avoid paying millions in tobacco settlement
Office of the Attorney General (WA)
added Sep 11, 2013 22:51
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Oregon set to see $9 million boost to tobacco settlement funds

Oregon is set to receive an additional $9 million in money from tobacco companies following a Wednesday ruling from a three-judge panel.
The Oregonian
added Sep 11, 2013 22:47
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Ohio wins $35 million in tobacco company payment arbitration

Ohio will keep about $35 million in disputed tobacco company payments from 2003 as a result of an arbitration panel's ruling on Wednesday, the Ohio Attorney General's office said.
Reuters
added Sep 11, 2013 22:46
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Washington to get $15M in disputed tobacco-settlement money

Washington state will receive nearly $15 million in disputed tobacco-settlement money after an arbitration decision said that tobacco companies were not entitled to pay the state less under a landmark multi-state 1998 settlement agreement, the state Attor
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 22:44
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