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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
Mar 13, 2013 Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 13, 2013 14:58
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.
Mar 12, 2013 Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 12, 2013 15:12
A state fund that pays for tobacco programs and cancer research is slowly losing money, and in the coming years state leaders will have to decide whether they will come up with a way to save the fund or let it fade away.
Mar 8, 2013 Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 15:11
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.
Mar 12, 2013 Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 15:10
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.
Mar 11, 2013 VTDigger.org
added Mar 12, 2013 06:27
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.
Mar 11, 2013 Minot (ND) Daily News
added Mar 11, 2013 02:42
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
Mar 9, 2013 Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 10, 2013 12:32
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration wants to redirect $120 million from a tobacco settlement account to help pay for college scholarships.
Mar 9, 2013 Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Mar 10, 2013 12:26
New York needs to act. It can allow the penalty to rise with the passage of years, but it is unfair, without warning or grace period, to implement a penalty that could bankrupt Americans who bought Big Tobacco’s lie.
Mar 8, 2013 Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 8, 2013 13:05
Kentucky did well in directing half of the state’s share of the settlement funds from tobacco companies over the past decade to help farmers diversify their operations into non-tobacco areas, a state official said here Thursday.
Mar 8, 2013 Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 8, 2013 06:47