Huge Pay Day For NY ordered by Big Tobacco (9.23.13)

Email Twitter Facebook MySpace Stumble Upon Digg | More |

A ruling by a special three-judge panel will see New York State collect more than $92 million from the so-called Big Tobacco companies, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

The ruling comes in a dispute over payments relating to a 1998 agreement in which a number of tobacco companies agreed to pay New York, other U.S. states and two territories to settle charges that the tobacco companies promoted smoking while willfully ignoring its health risks.

READ MORE: Reuters