TITLE

Hawaii Rules in Favor of Arbitration in Tobacco Dispute

AUTHOR(S)
Albanesse, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/26/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32431, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a Hawaii district court has decided that the state must submit to binding arbitration to resolve a conflict with tobacco companies regarding reduced 2006 payments made to states under the terms of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). The ruling was the seventh court decision that was favorable for tobacco firms in a series of lawsuits filed by 36 of the attorneys general whose states signed on to the MSA.
ACCESSION #
21801067

 

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