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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

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

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

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.
added Sep 12, 2013 12:04

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

[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

[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

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

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.
added Sep 12, 2013 09:20


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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