Wither Tobacco Bonds?

Fine, Jacob; Albano, Christine
March 2002
Bond Buyer;3/20/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31348, p1
Trade Publication
Reports prevalence of state and local governments issuing bonds from shares of revenue from cigarette makers to address budget shortfalls in the U.S. Reference to the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement; Impact of increasing cigarette taxes on consumption levels; Issuance of tobacco asset-backed bonds by counties.


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