Antitrust Case Could Put Out Master Settlement Agreement

Albanese, Elizabeth
July 2001
Bond Buyer;7/18/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31183, p1
Trade Publication
Reports court ruling on an antitrust lawsuit filed by A.D. Bedell A.D Bendell Wholesale Co. and Triangle Candy and Tobacco Co. against tobacco companies in Pennsylvania. Rejection of the multi-state settlement agreement (MSA); Debate over the legality of the MSA; Overview of the case.


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