Several MSA States Suing Big Tobacco for Full 2006 Payments

April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/20/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32364, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by several attorneys general against tobacco companies in the U.S. The legal filing is in the hope of winning judgments that would free up disputed capital withheld from state payments made under the terms of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement. Payment reductions are calculated at three times the amount of market share lost based under the terms of the agreement.


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