Saturday, March 25, 2023 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Maryland Must Arbitrate Tobacco Settlement Case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (CN) - Maryland must arbitrate its dispute with tobacco manufacturers who unsuccessfullyasked an auditor to reducetheir 2003 payments under a master settlement agreement between tobacco manufacturers and several states, a Maryland appeals court ruled.Thedispute clearly falls under the arbitration clause of the master settlement agreement, the ruling states.

Read the Top 8

Sign up for the Top 8, a roundup of the day's top stories delivered directly to your inbox Monday through Friday.