Court: Hawaii Can Use Tobacco Proceeds However It Sees Fit

Williams, Rochelle
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/20/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31517, p39
Trade Publication
Reports on a ruling by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California which allows Hawaii to spend its multi-billion dollar share of the national tobacco money in any way it likes. Court's dismissal of a case brought by state residents on Medicaid seeking a share of the settlement; Plaintiff's allegation of a violation of federal disbursement rules by state officials.


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