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Georgia getting $56M from tobacco settlement

The state of Georgia will receive about $56 million next year and more payments in the future from a major settlement states reached with tobacco companies more than a decade ago.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 20, 2012 06:24

Horne Announces Tobacco Enforcement Settlement that Protects Arizona's $100 Million Annual Payments by Tobacco Companies

“This is a significant result for Arizona as it provides additional monies to the state and eliminates the risk that it could lose its $100 million annual payment from the companies for one or more of the next several years,” Horne said.
Office of the Attorney General (AZ)
added Dec 20, 2012 02:09

Here's What it Takes to Make Big Tobacco Smile

“The company is able to receive significant value for injury its brands have suffered in the marketplace at the hands of manufacturers who are not subject to the obligations of the MSA,” said the company’s executive vice president Martin L. Holton III in
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Dec 20, 2012 02:05

Tobacco Bonds Rally After Cigarette Makers Release $4 Billion

Tobacco bonds issued by U.S. states are gaining after Philip Morris USA (PM) and other cigarette makers said they would distribute to 17 states $4 billion in payments previously withheld from a 1998 settlement.
Bloomberg News
added Dec 20, 2012 01:59

AUDIO: Georgia to Receive More Tobacco Settlement Money; Probably Won't Spend it on Stop Smoking Programs

But, as WABE’s Denis O’Hayer reports, the money probably won’t go to state programs to help people stop smoking.
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Dec 20, 2012 01:30

Lorillard Reaches Agreement over Disputed MSA Adjustments

Company expects to receive more than $198 million in credits against future MSA payments over the next five years
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Dec 20, 2012 00:55

Philip Morris USA Reaches Agreement with Nineteen States to Resolve MSA Payment Adjustment Disputes

Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA) and other cigarette manufacturers have reached an agreement with nineteen states to resolve long-standing disputes related to the Non-Participating Manufacturer (NPM) adjustment provisions of the Master Settlement Agreemen
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 20, 2012 00:50

Tobacco Firms to Recoup More Than $1.5 Billion in Credits

they expect to recoup more than $1.5 billion in credits after reaching agreement with 17 states in a decade-old dispute over payments tied to a landmark tobacco settlement.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 20, 2012 00:47

AG Strange: Tobacco Settlement Good Deal for Alabama

Attorney General Luther Strange today announced a multi-state agreement with the major tobacco companies that settles a 10-year dispute regarding payments under the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). Today's agreement ensures the stability of continu
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:40
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[Alabama] AG: Tobacco agreement ensures Ala. funding

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says a multi-state agreement with major tobacco companies ensures continued funding for public health programs.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 23:45
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