Tobacco on Top in Mass. MSA Case

Albanese, Elizabeth
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/27/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32411, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Suffolk County Superior Court in Massachusetts has ruled that the commonwealth must submit to binding arbitration to resolve a dispute with tobacco companies. The dispute involved the reduced 2006 payments made to states under the terms of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement. This is the third ruling in favor of tobacco manufacturers.


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