Archive for Tuesday, April 21, 2009

State gets $67.5M in tobacco money

April 21, 2009


Attorney General Steve Six says Kansas received more than $67.5 million in its annual payment from a 1998 tobacco settlement agreement.

Earlier this year, Six recovered $4.5 million in tobacco settlement funds previously withheld by tobacco companies. With the two payments, the attorney general’s office has received more than $72 million this year from the multistate settlement of lawsuits against major tobacco companies.


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