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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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Cigarette companies settle dispute over payments to 17 states, including Virginia

Under the agreement announced late Tuesday, the states, including Virginia, each will receive their share of about $4 billion that was paid into a disputed payments account. In return, Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Inc. will
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 19, 2012 12:12
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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
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2012 03:46
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Nebraska awarded settlement money in multi-state deal with major tobacco companies

Nebraska has been awarded settlement money in a multi-state agreement with four major tobacco companies involving a 10-year dispute over payments.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 03:18
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Three cigarette makers reach deal with 17 states over payments

Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Inc. said Tuesday that they will give the states their portion of more than $4 billion in disputed payments. In exchange, the manufacturers will receive credits against future payments.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 02:36
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[North Carolina] Tobacco companies reach deal on Master Settlement Agreement

The nation’s top tobacco manufacturers reached an agreement today with 17 states, including North Carolina, on a new method of determining payments involving the Master Settlement Agreement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 18, 2012 23:57
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, other manufacturers reach agreement in principle on Master Settlement Agreement payment disputes with states (PDF)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has reached an agreement in principle with 17 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to settle 10 years of claims related to the company’s Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) payments to the states. The settlement add
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:47
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Advisory: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, other manufacturers reach agreement in principle on Master Settlement Agreement payment disputes with states

"R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, other manufacturers reach agreement in principle on Master Settlement Agreement payment disputes with states."
PR Newswire
added Dec 18, 2012 17:44
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Zero Dollars for Prevention Risks More Teen Smokers in North Carolina - Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

Of the states, North Carolina is one of the worst offenders. This year, North Carolina lawmakers eliminated funding for the state's highly successful tobacco prevention and cessation program. North Carolina will collect $433 million in tobacco revenues,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 17, 2012 14:39
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[California] SD marketing firm wins huge tobacco prevention contract

When Jeff Jordan founded Rescue Social Change Group in 2001 to do science-based anti-smoking campaigns, it was a struggle for the tiny San Diego company to get much attention in the marketing world.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Dec 16, 2012 16:12
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